Susan Young

Business faculty - Susan Young

Associate Professor
Accounting and Taxation
Joined Fordham: 2009

General Information:
45 Columbus Avenue, Room 523A,
New York, NY 10023

Email: syoung16@fordham.edu

Biography

Susan M. Young, who holds a PhD from the University of Southern California, is an associate professor of accounting at the Gabelli School of Business. She studies financial analyst decision-making, investor use of financial information, and capital-market responses, and her work has been published in The Accounting Review; the Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting; Review of Behavioral Finance; and Human Resource Management. Professor Young has taught at Baruch College of the City University of New York and at Emory University, and she has held positions in public, private and nonprofit accounting. At Fordham, she teaches managerial and financial accounting and financial statement analysis to graduates and undergraduates.

Education

  • PhD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Research Interests

  • Capital markets, financial analysts’ earnings reports, investors use of analyst information.

Publications

  • Determinants of Analysts' Dropped Coverage Decision: The Role of Analyst Incentives, Experience and Accounting Fundamentals, (with John Shon), Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, September/October 2011, pp. 861-886.
  • The effect of perceived uncertainty on analysts' recommendations and earnings forecasts. Review of Behavioral Finance, September 2009, pp. 62-82.
  • High Involvement Work Practices and Analysts' Forecasts of Corporate Earnings (with George Benson and Edward Lawler), Human Resource Management, Winter 2006, pp. 519-537.
  • Sophistication-Related Differences in Investors’ Models of the Relative Accuracy of Analysts’ Forecast Revisions (with Sarah Bonner and Beverly Walther), The Accounting Review, July 2003, pp. 679-706.
  • Fraud Type and Auditor Litigation: An Analysis of SEC Accounting and Auditing Enforcement Releases (with Sarah Bonner and Zoe-Vonna Palmrose) The Accounting Review, October 1998, pp. 503-532.