Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Prof Clive Steven Lennox

Division of Accounting
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Phone: (+65)6790 4637
Office: S3-01C-82

  • PhD (Econ) U of Oxford, Nuffield Coll. 2001
  • MPhil (Econ) U of Oxford, St Catherine's Coll. 2001
  • BSc (Econ) Warwick University 1991
Prof Lennox is currently in the School of Business since 2009. He received his Bachelor degree in Economics from Warwick University, Master and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Oxford respectively. His research interests include auditing, fraud, disclosure and earnings forecasting. He has done significant research work his research areas and published over 10 top quality international conference and journal papers, including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Review of Accounting Studies, and Contemporary Accounting Research. He has been often invited as reviewer for premier journals, including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review and Contemporary Accounting Research.
Research Interests
His areas of expertise are auditing, fraud, disclosure and earnings forecasting. His current research works include:
(1) the effect of competition and profitability on disclosure,
(2) the PCAOB inspections of audit firms,
(3) the measurement and determinants of audit quality,
(4) social and alumni networks,
(5) the responses of investors to fraudulent earnings news,
(6) the impact of audit quality on the incidence of accounting fraud,
(7) the assurance and signalling values of voluntary auditing versus manadatory auditing,
(8) the voluntary disclosures of acquirers in stock swap acquisitions,
Research Grant
  • Academic Research Fund Tier 2 (2013-) [by Ministry of Education (MOE)]
Current Projects
  • The effect of audit partner rotation on audit quality: Evidence from China

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