Christina Mashruwala, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Accounting and Business Analytics

Contact

Associate Professor, Department of Accounting and Business Analytics
Email
cmashruw@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-3825
Address
3-21F Business Building
11203 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2R6

Overview

Research

Research Interests

Financial reporting, market efficiency, anomalies, and pension accounting


Teaching

Teaching Interests

  • Managerial accounting
  • Financial accounting
Courses

Accounting 414 (Intermediate Financial Accounting)

Accounting 424 (Intermediate Managerial Accounting)

Accounting 523 (Managerial Accounting, MBA)

Courses

ACCTG 414 - Intermediate Financial Accounting I

First of two courses covering principles, methods and applications of current and proposed Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Emphasizes accounting for operating and investment assets, and related income measurement and disclosure. Prerequisites: ACCTG 311 and 322. Not open to students with credit in ACCTG 412. There is a consolidated exam for ACCTG 414.

Winter Term 2021

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Scholarly Activities

Research - Publications

"Does Accounting Conservatism Reduce Overpricing Caused by Short Sales Constraints?" with Shamin Mashruwala. Contemporary Accounting Research, 2018, 35(4), 2160-2190.

"The Value and Credit Relevance of Multiemployer Pension Plan Obligations" with Ting Chen, Xiumin Martin and Shamin Mashruwala, The Accounting Review, 2015, 90(5), 1907-1938.

"Is There a 'Torpedo Effect' in Earnings Announcement Returns? The Roles of Short-Sales Constraints and Investor Disagreement" with Shamin Mashruwala, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, 2014, Vol 29(4), 519-546

"The Pricing of Accruals Quality: January versus the Rest of the Year" with Shamin Mashruwala. The Accounting Review, 2011, 86(4), 1349-1381

"Why is the accrual anomaly not arbitraged away? The role of idiosyncratic risk and transaction costs" with Shivaram Rajopal and Terry Shelvin, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2006, 42 (1-2), 3-33