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Mahfuz Chy

Assistant Professor and Trulaske Dean’s Advisory Board Faculty Scholar
347 Cornell Hall

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.


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


Chy, Mahfuz, and Hoyoun Kyung. 2023. “The Effect of Bond Market Transparency on Bank Loan Contracting.” Journal of Accounting and Economics 75 (2-3): 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.

Chy, Mahfuz, and Ole-Kristian Hope. 2021. "Real Effects of Auditor Conservatism." Review of Accounting Studies 26(2): 730-771.