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Profile Summary

Estelle completed her Ph.D. in Accounting and her MS in Business Administration at Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley. Prior to joining the Ph.D. program at Berkeley, she received a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting with first class honours at University of Otago in New Zealand. Her research interests include earnings management, accounting fraud, accounting conservatism, and corporate social responsibility.

  • Education Open or Close

    Ph D, University of California, Berkeley, 2013.

    MS, University of California, Berkeley, 2010.

    BBA, University of Otago, New Zealand, 2006.

  • Current CoursesOpen or Close

    SMG AC221 E1 Financial Accounting

  • PublicationsOpen or Close

    Journal Articles:

      Lawrence, A., Sloan, R., & Sun, E. (2013). Non-discretionary conservatism: Evidence and implications. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 56(2-3), 112-133.

      Griffin, P., & Sun, E. (2013). Going Green: Market Reaction to CSRwire News Releases. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 32(2), 93-113.

      Griffin, P., Lont, D., & Sun, E. (2009). Corporate Governance and Audit Fees: Evidence of Countervailing Relations. Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics, 4(1), 14-49.

      Lawrence, A., Sloan, R., & Sun, E. (Accepted). Why Are Losses Less Persistent Than Profits? Curtailments versus Conservatism. Management Science,

      Griffin, P., Lont, D., & Sun, E. The Relevance of Investors of Greenhouse Gas Emission Disclosures. Contemporary Accounting Research,

      Lawrence, A., Ryan, J., & Sun, E. (Accepted). Investors’ Demand for Sell-Side Research: SEC Filings, Media Coverage, and Market Factors. The Accounting Review,

  • Academic, Military and Professional PositionsOpen or Close

    Assistant Professor, Boston University. (July 1, 2013 - Present).