Geroge Batta

George Batta, D.B.A.

Associate Professor

A.B., University of California, Berkeley; D.B.A. Harvard University
Robert Day School of Economics and Finance

(909) 607-7260

(909) 621-8249

Bauer Center 304

Curriculum Vitae

PDF icon Batta_CV_Jan2017.pdf

Areas of Expertise


Selected 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. GangulyAccounting 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. DharanJournal of Fixed Income, 20: 28-43.