John R. O'Brien

Associate Professor of Accounting and Experimental Economics

PHONE

974-445-4853 1

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room Qatar 2158; 348B

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Accounting

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota - Ph D - 1985
Macquarie University - BA - 1980
Sydney University - BS - 1973

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

XBRL reporting to the SEC Empirical financial accounting research Experimental higher order uncertainty and higher order beliefs research Behavioral Finance

PUBLICATIONS

  • Investing in Three Point Shooting: A Strategic Portfolio Management Approach

    (author(s): Mark Fichman, John O'Brien) MathSport International

  • Sunk Costs, Uncertainty And Market Exit: A Real Options Perspective

    (author(s): John O'Brien, Timothy Folta) Industrial And Corporate Change 18(5), 2009; 807-833

  • An Analysis Of Financial Analysts' Optimism In Long-Term Growth Forecasts

    (author(s): Byunghwan Lee, John O'Brien, K. Sivaramakrishnan) Journal Of Behavioral Finance 9(3), 2008; 171-184

  • Dynamic Stock Markets With Multiple Assets - An Experimental-Analysis

    (author(s): John O'Brien, S SRIVASTAVA) Journal Of Finance 46(5), 1991; 1811-1838

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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • various, Related to my position as Associate Dean CMUQ, various committees -- head of the building planning committee, head of the data visualization lab, member of the strategic planning education CMU committee, and other minor committees., (2014 - 2015)
  • TEPPER MBA ACADEMIC ACTIONS, (2007 - 2008)
  • TEPPER MBA ACADEMIC ACTIONS, (2006 - 2007)
  • TEPPER TA/NOT ASSIGNED TO ANY, (2005 - 2006)

PUBLIC SERVICE

  • CMUQ, Committee Chair, Joint chair with M. Farooqi, Alumni event Dubai -- CMUQ and CMU alumni (bi-annual), (2014 - 2015)

CONSULTING

  • Software Development: Financial Trading System (January 1991 -)

COURSES TAUGHT

  • INTRO TO ACCOUNTING (70122)
    2015 Section: W
    2014 Section: W
  • MRKTS: ANOM & EFCNCY (70494)
    2015 Section: W
    2014 Section: W
  • CORP FINAN REPTNG (70424)
    2014 Section: W
    2012 Section: A
  • Financial Markets: Anomalies and Efficiencies (70494)
    2014 Section: W
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John O'Brien