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Urooj Khan

Associate Professor

Department:     Accounting

Industry Areas:     International Business

Research Areas:     Accounting - Financial, Banking, Capital Markets, Credit Risk, Financial Reporting, Financial Statement Analysis

Urooj Khan


Urooj Khan is an associate professor in the accounting department and the Deloitte and Touché Centennial Faculty Fellow at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. He is also a fellow at the Institute of Corporate Governance and Finance at the New York University School of Law. Between 2014 and 2015, he was a part-time researcher with the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Financial Research. Previously, he was the Class of 1967 Associate Professor of Business at Columbia Business School.

Professor Khan’s research examines issues related to financial institutions, financial crises, debt contracting, regulatory enforcement and accounting standard setting. His research has been published in leading accounting and economics journals and he is the recipient of American Accounting Association’s 2012 Competitive Manuscript Award, 2018 Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award, 2018 FARS Best Paper Award, 2021 FARS Special Contribution Award, and 2021 Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award. He is an editor of The Accounting Review and associate editor at Management Science. He also serves on the editorial boards of Contemporary Accounting Research and the Journal of Financial Intermediation.

Professor Khan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (honors) degree from Shri Ram College of Commerce of Delhi University, a Master of Science in Accounting from Syracuse University, and a Master of Science and Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Washington.



Excellence in Refereeing Award, Journal of Accounting Research


Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award, American Accounting Association



Deloitte and Touche Centennial Faculty Fellowship in Accounting



FARS Special Contribution Award, Financial and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association



FARS Best Paper Award, American Accounting Association



Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature, American Accounting Association

Urooj Khan, Yongzhao Lin, Zhimming Ma, and Derrald Stice. (Forthcoming) Strategic Alliances and Lending Relationships. The Accounting Review

John L. Campbell, Urooj Khan, and Spencer Pierce. 2021. The Effect of Mandatory Disclosure on Market Inefficiencies: Evidence from FASB Statement No. 161. The Accounting Review 96(2), 153-176.

Urooj Khan, Suresh Nallareddy, and Ethan Rouen. 2020. The Role of Taxes in the Disconnect Between Corporate Performance and Economic Growth. Management Science 66(11), 4921-5484.

Urooj Khan and Alvis Lo. 2019. Bank Lending Standards and Borrower Accounting Conservatism. Management Science 65(11), 5337-5359.

Urooj Khan. 2019. Does Fair Value Accounting Contribute to Systemic Risk in the Banking Industry? Contemporary Accounting Research 36(4), 2588-2609.

Urooj Khan, Stephen Ryan, and Abhishek Varma. 2019. Fair Value versus Amortized Cost Measurement and the Timeliness of Other-than-temporary Impairments: Evidence from the Insurance Industry. The Accounting Review 94(6), 285-307.

Urooj Khan, Xinlei Li, Regina Wittenberg-Moerman, and Chris Williams. 2019. The Effect of Information Opacity and Accounting Irregularities on Personal Lending Relationships. The Accounting Review 94(4), 303-344.

Urooj Khan, Bin Li, Mohan Venkatachalam, and Shivaram Rajgopal. 2018. Do the FASB’s Standards Add Shareholder Value? The Accounting Review 93(2), 209-247.

Urooj Khan, Trevor Harris, and Doron Nissim. 2018. The Expected Rate of Credit Losses on Banks' Loan Portfolios. The Accounting Review 93(5), 245-271.

Simi Kedia, Urooj Khan, and Shivaram Rajgopal. 2018. The SEC’s Enforcement Record Against Auditors. Journal of Law, Finance and Accounting 3(2), 243-289.

Urooj Khan and N. Bugra Ozel. 2016. Real Activity Forecasts Using Loan Portfolio Information. Journal of Accounting Research 54(3), 895-937.

Brian Bratten, Monika Causholli, and Urooj Khan. 2016. Usefulness of Fair Values for Predicting Banks’ Future Earnings: Evidence from Other Comprehensive Income and its Components. Review of Accounting Studies 21(1), 280–315.

Charles Calomiris and Urooj Khan. 2015. An Assessment of TARP Assistance to Financial Institutions. Journal of Economic Perspectives 29(2), 1-30.

Bowen, Robert and Urooj Khan. 2014. Market Reactions to Policy Deliberations on Fair Value Accounting and Impairment Rules During the Financial Crisis. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 33, 233-259.

Urooj Khan, Yongzhao (Vincent) Lin, Zhiming Ma, and Derrald Stice.
Strategic Alliances and Lending Relationships.
The Accounting Review. Forthcoming.