George Batta, D.B.A.

Associate Professor of Economics


Robert Day School of Economics and Finance

Areas of Expertise

Data Science
Financial Accounting
Financial Economics


A.B., University of California, Berkeley; D.B.A. Harvard University

Research and Publications

Credit rating agency and equity analysts' adjustments to GAAP earnings, with V. Muslu, forthcoming, Contemporary Accounting Research.

Credit derivatives and analyst behavior, with J. Qiu and F. Yu,The Accounting Review, 91: 1315-1343.

The direct relevance of accounting information for credit default swap pricing, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting 38: 1096-1122.

Financial statement recasting and credit risk assessment, with J. Rosett and A. Ganguly, Accounting and Finance 54: 47-82.

The impact of equity misvaluation on predictive accuracy of bankruptcy models, with W. Wongsunwai, Journal of Fixed Income 24: 5-18.

Valuation consequences of convertible debt issuance, with G. Chacko and B. Dharan, Journal of Fixed Income, 20: 28-43.

Tues. & Thurs., 1:15-2:30, and by appointment.