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 Abdullah  Kumas
Abdullah Kumas
Assistant Professor of Accounting
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Awards

Best paper Award at Graduate Student Research Day (shared), SMU, February 2008

Dedman College Travel Grant, SMU, April 2008

President's Volunteer Service Award, SMU, April 2008

Graduate Student Assembly Conference Presentation Travel Grant, SMU, November 2007 

Presentations

"Aggregate Market Attention and Earnings Announcements" at the American Accounting Association, Washington DC, August 2012

"Reassessing the Effect of Bilateral Tax Treaties on U.S. FDI Activity" at the Texas Camp Econometrics XII, Houston, TX, February 2007

"The Failure of Public Unions in Turkey: An Instrumental Quantile Regression Approach" at the Southern Economic Association, New Orleans, LA, November 2007

"Asymmetric FDI and Withholding Tax Rates: Evidence from OECD" at the Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, IL, March 2008

Best paper Award at Graduate Student Research Day, SMU, Dallas, TX, February 2008 (shared)

Publications
Additional Publications

Publications:

1. “Anticipation and Reaction to Going Concern Modified Audit Opinions by Sophisticated Investors” with Marshall Geiger Forthcoming at International Journal of Auditing

2. “Market Ambiguity and Information Demand by Individual Investors” with Joyce Van Der Laan Smith and Rajib Hasan Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics 2018 (14): 126-141.

3. “Reassessing the Effects of Bilateral Tax Treaties on US FDI Activity” with Daniel Millimet Journal of Economics and Finance (2017) p: 1-20

4.Are Trade SizeBased Inferences About Traders Reliable? Evidence from Institutional EarningsRelated Trading” with William Cready and Musa Subasi Journal of Accounting Research 2014 (52): 877-909

5. “It’s All in the Timing: Assessing the Impact of Bilateral Tax Treaties on US FDI Activity” with Daniel L. Millimet, in L. Sachs and K.P. Sauvant (eds.), The Effect of BITs and DTTs on FDI Flows, Oxford University Press, 2009: pp: 635-657.

Working Papers:

6. “Institutional Investor Trading Around Auditor’s Going Concern Modified Opinions: An Analysis of Mutual Funds and Pension Funds” with Marshall Geiger and Sami Keskek under review

7. “Trading Concentration and Industry-Specific Information: An Analysis of Auto Complaints” with Marshall Geiger and Sami Keskek under review

8. "Insider Trading Around Auto Recalls: Does Attentiveness Matter?” with Omer Gokalp  and Sami Keskek under review

9. “Aggregate Market Attention and Earnings Announcements” with William Cready under review

10. “Information Leakage Around SEC Comment Letters” with Marshall Geiger, Bret Johnson, and Keith Jones

11. “Disaggregated Market Uncertainty And Individual Information Demand Around Earnings Announcements” with Marshall Geiger, Joyce Van Der Laan Smith and Rajib Hassan

Work-in-progress:

12. “A New Perspective on the Earnings-Induced Volume: Participation Rate and Participation Magnitude Components of Trading Volume” with William Cready and Musa Subasi

13. “The Value of Cash and Relation between Earnings and Return” with William Cready and Sami Keskek

14. “Value of Cash from Operating, Investing, and Financing Activities” with Marshall Geiger and Sami Keskek

15. “Market Uncertainty and Firm Information Supply: The Facebook Postings” with Joyce Van Der Laan Smith and Rajib Hasan

Education
Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas
Accounting
Ph.D., Southern Methodist University
Economics
M.S., Oklahoma State University
Mathematics
B.S., Bogazici University,Turkey
Mathematics
Contact Information
263 RSB
(804) 289-1762
Areas of Expertise
Accounting Restatements
Archival Financial Accounting
Disclosures
Trading Volume