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Accountancy

Mahfuz Chy

Assistant Professor and Deloitte Faculty Scholar
Office
347 Cornell Hall
Hours
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Monday and Wednesday

Dr. Mahfuz Chy is an assistant professor of accountancy. Prior to doctoral studies, he completed Master of Science in statistics from Virginia Tech and a Master of Science in mathematical finance from the University of North Carolina Charlotte. He also worked as a statistician in Raleigh, N.C. His research interests broadly span financial and auditing archival topics. Some specific areas of his current research focus on real effects of accounting/auditing, managerial short-termism, debt contracting and unintended consequences of accounting/auditing regulations.

Education

BBA, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2007; MS, Mathematical Finance, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 2009; MS, Statistics, Virginia Tech, 2010; PhD, University of Toronto, Canada, 2018

Publications

Chy, Mahfuz, and Hoyoun Kyung. 2022. “The Effect of Bond Market Transparency on Bank Loan Contracting."  Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacceco.2022.101536 

Chy, Mahfuz, Gus De Franco, and Barbara Su. 2021. "The Effect of Auditor Litigation Risk on Clients’ Access to Bank Debt: Evidence from a Quasi-experiment." Journal of Acconting and Economics 71 (1): 101354.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacceco.2020.101354

Chy, Mahfuz, and Ole-Kristian Hope. 2021. "Real Effects of Auditor Conservatism." Review of Accounting Studies 26(2): 730-771. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11142-020-09568-3