Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Asad Kausar


Assistant Professor
Division of Accounting
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Email: AKAUSAR@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)6592 7953
Office: S3-B1B-69

Education
  • PhD (Acc) Cranfield University 2006
  • MA (Econ & Social Studies) University of Manchester 2000
  • MBA Imperial College of Bus. Studies, Lahore 1997
  • BA(Econ & Stat) University of the Punjab 1992
Biography
Asad Kausar is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Nanyang Business School since 2011. He was an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Manchester before joining NTU. His research has been published in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, and European Accounting Review. Dr Kausar’s primary teaching interests include financial reporting, financial statement analysis, and doctoral seminars on market-based empirical auditing/accounting research.
Research Interests
Dr Kausar’s main research interests are in the areas of financial reporting and disclosure, audit research, capital markets, financial distress, market anomalies, and behavioral finance.
Research Grant
  • MOE Grant (2015-) [by MOE]
Current Projects
  • How does estimation risk affect the accounting decisions of risk-averse individuals?
  • The Impact of Adoption of International Standards on Auditing by Audit Firms on Audit Quality and Stock Market Liquidity of UK companies
Selected Publications
  • Clive S. Lennox, Asad Kausar. (2017). Estimation risk and auditor conservatism. Review of Accounting Studies, .
  • Asad Kausar, Hal White, Nemit Shroff. (2016). Real effects of the audit choice. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 61.
  • Asad Kausar, Richard Taffler, Christine Tan. (2015). Legal regimes and investor response to the auditor's going-concern opinion. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, .
  • Lim, C., E. Lee, A. Kausar, and M. Walker. (2014). Bank accounting conservatism and bank loan pricing. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, .
  • Dedman, E., A. Kausar, and C. Lennox. (2013). The Demand for Audit in Private Firms: recent large-sample evidence from the UK. The European Accounting Review, .

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