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Research and Publications

Saunders College of Business research is published in the world's most respected, peer-reviewed journals and academic publications. For an annual review of highlighted scholarly research from Saunders Faculty, please visit the RIT Annual Scholarship Report, or for a full list including the latest published results, please see below.

Research topics

You’ll find thought leadership at Saunders College goes beyond our academic areas. Our faculty expertise extends to a variety of relevant topics that often cross the usual defined boundaries. This collaborative approach helps you learn how to work across functions and create solutions that shape the future.

Some featured research topics include: Cybersecurity, Social media and entrepreneurship, Fraud and litigation risk, Auditing and pricing decisions, Financial regulations, Stock market trading algorithms, Creativity in technology management, Corporate social responsibility, Social capital and work relationships, Leadership, and IT adoption in U.S. healthcare.

Faculty Research

  • Robin, Ashok, Helmuth, J., Zdanowicz, J., (1994). The Adjustment of Stock Prices to Wall Street Journal Corrections. Review of Financial Economics.
  • Robin, Ashok, (1993). On Improving the Performance of the Market Model. Journal of Financial Research.
  • Robin, Ashok, Dey, M., (2012). The Post-SOX Evolution of the Client Portfolio of the Second Tier: A Focus on Restatement and Internal Control Risk. International Journal of Auditing.
  • Robin, Ashok, Godenberg, D., (1991). The Arbitrage Pricing Theory and Cost-of-Capital Estimation: The Case of Electric Utilities. Journal of Financial Research.
  • Robin, Ashok, Dey, M., (2011). Second-Tier Auditing Firms: Developments & Prospects. CPA Journal.
  • Robin, Ashok, Shukla, R., (1991). The magnitude of pricing errors in the Arbitrage Pricing Theory. Journal of Financial Research.
  • Robin, Ashok, (1991). The Impact of the 1986 Tax Reform Act on Ex-Day Returns. Financial Management.
  • Robin, Ashok, Hoi, C., (2010). Labor Market Consequences of Accounting Fraud. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society.
  • Robin, Ashok, Lessard, J., (1991). Acquisition of U.S. Firms by International Firms: Wealth Effects. American Business Review.
  • Robin, Ashok, Hoi, C., (2010). Agency Conflicts, Controlling Owner Proximity and Firm Value: An Analysis of Dual-Class firms in the United States. Corporate Governance: An International Review.
  • Robin, Ashok, N'Da, K., Tribunella, T., (2009). Economic Freedom and the Impact of Technology on Productivity. Journal of Global Information Management.
  • Robin, Ashok, Hoi, C., Tessoni, D., (2009). Anatomy of an unusual merger: ABI (2006). Journal of Financial Education.
  • Robin, Ashok, Adut, D., Holder, A., (2016). Restructuring Charges and Takeover Likelihood: Evidence from the Pre- and Post-SFAS 146 Eras . Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.
  • Robin, Ashok, Ball, R., Sadka, G., (2008). Is financial reporting shaped by equity markets or by debt markets? An international study of timeliness and conservatism. Review of Accounting Studies.
  • Robin, Ashok, Hoi, C., Tessoni, D., (2007). Sarbanes-Oxley: Are Audit Committees Up To The Task?. Managerial Auditing Journal.
  • Robin, Ashok, Wu, Q., Zhang, H., (2015). Auditor Quality and Debt Covenants . Contemporary Accounting Research.
  • Robin, Ashok, Hoi, C., (2004). The design of incentive compensation for directors. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society.
  • Robin, Ashok, Karim, K., Suh, S., (2015). Board Structure and Audit Committee Monitoring: Effects of Audit Committee Monitoring Incentives and Board Entrenchment on Audit Fees. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance.
  • Robin, Ashok, Wu, Q., (2015). Firm Growth and the Pricing of Discretionary Accruals. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.
  • Robin, Ashok, Ball, R., Wu, J., (2003). Incentives vs. Standards: Properties of Accounting Income in Four East Asian Countries. Journal of Accounting and Economics.