Svenja Dube

Svenja Dube

Assistant Professor
Accounting and Taxation
Joined Fordham: 2019

General Information:
140 W. 62nd Street, Room 106,
New York, NY 10023


  • Svenja Dube joined the Gabelli School of Business in September 2019 as an assistant professor in accounting. She received her PhD in accounting from New York University's Stern School of Business. She also holds an MS with majors in accounting and finance and BS in business administration both from Humboldt University in Berlin.

    Professor Dube's research focuses on firms' information environments. Specifically, she studies both firm-initiated as well as stakeholder-initiated voluntary disclosures, including management forecasts, disclosure quality, and CSR disclosures.

    She teaches Principles of Financial Accounting for undergraduates.

    • PhD: Accounting, New York University, 2019
    • Master's: Business Administration (majors in Accounting and Finance), Humboldt University in Berlin (Germany), 2014
    • Bachelor's: Business Administration (minor in Economics), Humboldt University in Berlin (Germany), 2011
    • Voluntary Disclosure
    • Disclosure Quality
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Uncertainty
    • Innovation
    • "The Disciplinary Effect of Social Media: Evidence from Firms' Responses to Glassdoor Reviews" with Chenqi Zhu. Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming.
    • "Does Litigation Change Managers' Beliefs About the Value of Voluntarily Disclosing Bad News?" with M. B. Billings and M. C. Cedergren. Review of Accounting Studies, 2021.

    Working Papers:

    • "The Moderating Role of Disclosure Quality" with Christine Cuny.
    • "R&D Investments and Management Guidance: Trading Off Information Asymmetry and Uncertainty in Firm Disclosure".
    • "Can Talk Translate Into Action? Evidence from CSR Shareholder Proposals" with Joon Ho Kong and Chenqi Zhu.


Svenja Dube, PhD, discusses "The Disciplinary Effect of Social Media: Evidence from Firms' Responses to Glassdoor Reviews," co-authored by Chenqi Zihu and featured in the Journal of Accounting Research