Michael Dambra

Assistant Professor
Accounting and Law Department


PhD, Simon Business School, University of Rochester 
MSBA, Simon Business School, University of Rochester 
MBA, St. Bonaventure University
BA, St. Bonaventure University


  • Certified Public Accountant  (New York State)


Dambra and his work have been cited in Bloomberg, Yahoo! Finance, USA Today, CBS News, CFO.com, the CFO Journal and the International Business Times.  Current research interests include:

  • Initial public offerings
  • Accounting disclosures
  • Economic consequences of regulatory changes
  • Pensions


  • MGA 605 Accounting for Management Decision Making
  • MGA 637 Business Valuation for Accountants
  • MGA 796 Accounting Topics

Selected Publications

The Consequences to Analyst Involvement in the IPO Process: Evidence Surrounding the JOBS Act (with Laura Casares Field, Matt Gustafson, and Kevin Pisciotta).  Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming.

Stakeholder Conflicts and Cash Flow Shocks: Evidence from Changes in ERISA Pension Funding Rules. The Accounting Review, forthcoming

The JOBS Act and IPO Volume: Evidence that Disclosure Costs Affect the IPO Decision (with Laura Casares Field and Matt Gustafson).  Journal of Financial Economics (2015) 116: 121-143.

Soft-Talk Management Cash Flow Forecasts: Bias, Quality, and Stock Price Effects (with Joanna Wu and Charles Wasley). Contemporary Accounting Research (2013) 30: 607-644.

Additional papers are available at the Social Science Research Network.