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Research Interests

Aobdia's research interests span empirical accounting and economics. His primary focus is using auditing as a setting to answer broad economic questions, such as the impact of regulation, the role of information spillovers, and the influence of labor and non-labor inputs in organizations, including the role of high-skilled immigration, culture and tools. Another focus is studying the effects of disclosure on the functioning of capital and product markets.

Education/Academic qualification

Management (Accounting), PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

… → 2012

Management, MBA, University of California, Los Angeles

… → 2008

Engineering, MS, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées

… → 2002

Management Science and Engineering, MS, Stanford University

… → 2002

Math and Physics, BS, École polytechnique

… → 1999

Research interests

  • Auditing
  • Culture
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Disclosure/Statements
  • Immigration
  • Information Spillovers
  • Labor Inputs
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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Research Output 2013 2019

  • 96 Citations
  • 9 Article
  • 6 Working paper
  • 1 Review article
4 Citations (Scopus)
Audit process
Audit quality
Process quality
1 Citation (Scopus)

IQ and Audit Quality: Do Smarter Auditors Deliver Better Audits?

Kallunki, J., Kallunki, J. P., Niemi, L., Nilsson, H. & Aobdia, D., Jan 1 2019, In : Contemporary Accounting Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Audit quality
Cognitive ability
Quality audit
2 Citations (Scopus)

Are immigrants complements or substitutes? Evidence from the audit industry

Aobdia, D., Srivastava, A. & Wang, E., May 2018, In : Management Science. 64, 5, p. 1997-2012 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Employee mobility, noncompete agreements, product-market competition, and company disclosure

Aobdia, D., Mar 1 2018, In : Review of Accounting Studies. 23, 1, p. 296-346 51 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Product market competition
Proprietary costs
5 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of the pcaob individual engagement inspection process-preliminary evidence

Aobdia, D., Jul 2018, In : Accounting Review. 93, 4, p. 53-80 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Audit firms
Financial reporting quality