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Dr. Shira Cohen, Temple University

Dr. Shira Cohen, Temple University

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
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Shira Cohen joined the Temple faculty as an Assistant Professor of Accounting after earning her PhD from Columbia University. Her research interests can be grouped into two main areas. The first attempts to understand how managers use financial statement information in making investment decisions, and the second focuses on corporate disclosures. Her dissertation received the Best Paper Award at the 2014 AAA Regional Meeting.

In addition to industry experience, during the 2017-2018 academic year, Professor Cohen served as a visiting scholar-in residence at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, D.C. During her time in government, she worked as a financial economist, gaining in-depth policy experience and providing economic and risk analysis on both proposed and adopted regulation.

Dr. Cohen’s research interests include Corporate Investment, Corporate Disclosure, Corporate Governance, Accounting Information and Managerial Decision Making.

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  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • PhD


  • Accounting

This event is part of the Accounting Seminar Series series.

Dr. Shira Cohen, Temple University