Our Faculty

Rudolph Jacob

Professor

Lubin School of Business

Accounting

Location
  • @New York City

Education


PhD , New York University , New York, NY , 1987
Accounting and Finance

MPH , New York University , New York, NY , 1979
Accounting

BBA , Pace University , New York, NY , 1971
Accounting

Publications


El-Gazzar, S., Jacob, R. & McGregor, S. (2015, June). The Relative and Incremental Valuation Effects of Embedded Value Disclosure by Life Insurers: Evidence from Cross-Listed Firms in the US. Accounting Horizons. Vol 29 (Issue 2) , pages 327-339.

Chan, K., El-Gazzar, S., Jacob, R. & Lee, P. (2015, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Compliance and determinants of U.S.-listed foreign firms' 20-F filings under the new Securities and Exchange Commission accelerated deadline. Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/toc/jfrc/23/2

Jacob, R., Madu, C. & Tang, Y. (2014, February). Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting and Assurance: A New Frontier for the CPA Profession. Sustainability and Risk Reduction Management. Vol Vol. 1 (Issue Iss. 1) , pages Pg. 32 - 40.

ElGazzar, S., Jacob, R. & McGregor, S. (2013, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Valuation Effects of Embedded Value Disclosure by Life Insurers. International Journal of Economics and Accounting. Vol 4 (Issue 1) , pages 26-53.

Chan, K., Jacob, R., Lee, P. & Seow, G. S. (2012). The effects of Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 on the audit fees of foreign firms listed on US exchanges. Review of Accounting and Finance. Vol 11 (Issue 3) , pages 236-256.

Jacob, R., Madu, C. & Tang, Y. (2012, February). Financial Performance of Baldrige Award Winners: A Review and Synthesis. International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management. Vol 29 (Issue 2) , pages 233-240.

Jacob, R., Madu, C. & Tang, C. (2012, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Financial Performance of Baldrige Award Winners: A Review and Synthesis. International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management. Vol 29 , pages 223-240.

Chung, K., El-Gazzar, S. & Jacob, R. (2011, November). Reporting of Internal Control Weaknesses and Debt Rating Changes. International Advances In Economic Research. Vol 17 (Issue 4 (November)) , pages 421-435. http://www.springer.com

Jacob, R. Effect of Internal Control Weakness Reporting on Bonds Rating Downgrade: Early Evidence. Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance.

Jacob, R. The effects of Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley Act on audit fees of foreign firms. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory.

Chung, K., ElGazzar, S. & Jacob, R. Effect of Internal Control Weakness Reporting on Bonds Rating Downgrade: Early Evidence. Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance.

Chan, K., ElGazzar, S., Jacob, R. & Tang, C. Restatements of US-GAAP Earnings by Foreign Firms. International Journal of Accounting.

Jacob, R., ElGazzar, S. M. & Tang, C. Market Valuation of Proforma Earnings. The Accounting Review.

Jacob, R. Material Weakness and Firms' Bond Ratings. Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance.

Jacob, R. Accounting Earnings and Executive Compensation. Journal of Accounting and Economics.

Jacob, R., ElGazzar, S. & Fornato, J. An Examination of the Determinants and Content of Corporate Voluntary Disclosure of Management's Responsibilities for Financial Reporting. Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance.

Jacob, R. Computation of Lost Profits in Litigation Dispute. Journal of Forensic Accounting.

Jacob, R., ElGazzar, S., Finn, P. & Chan, K. Market Interpretation of Simultaneously Announced Foreign anf US GAAP Earnings. International Journal of Accounting.

Jacob, R. Quality of Earnings: A Theoretical and Empirical Examination in the Area of Business Combination. The Accounting Review.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Association of Accountants
  • American Economic Association
  • American Finance Association
  • American Statistical Association
  • Institute of Decision Sciences

COLLEGE SERVICE

  • LFC Faculty Development [Committee Member]
    Desc: Enhancing faculty pedagogical skills
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Currently a work-in-progress
  • Dissertation Committee [Committee Member]
    Desc: Member of Dane Bowman's Dissertation Committee. In 2015, my work involved reading several copies of the dissertation and making corrections and suggestions on writing, hypotheses arguments, econometric modelling, and use of appropriate statistics. Dissertation is now undergoing significant revision.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Candidate is revising dissertation.
  • Graduate Curriculum [Committee Member]
    Desc: Participated in 4 meetings and study material applicable to the following areas: Lubin assessment of several graduate programs (MBA program, all MS programs, the EMBA, MFP and the Executive Doctoral program); fast track MBA; and MGT 695.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Approval of fast track MBA and Mgt. 695.
  • LFC Scholarship [Committee Member]
    Desc: Discussing several issues with the Dean concerning the publication of IC.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Some promises from the Dean to seriously consider the reimbursement of funds for some IC activities.
  • Task Force on Intellectual Contributions [Committee Chair]
    Desc: Chaired Lubin Task Force on Intellectual contributions to revise TAP guidelines on scholarship. Met several times with Task Force and presented proposed new guidelines twice to APC and made final presentation to LFC. The LFC approved the new TAP guidelines on intellectual contributions. (15 hours)
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: New TAP guidelines on scholarship.
  • Dissertation [Committee Member]
    Desc: Member of Dane Bowman's Dissertation Committee. In 2014, my work involved reading several copies of the dissertation and making corrections and suggestions; the hypotheses and models he was using in his study needed significant work to coincide with the current literature. Also, I had several telephonic conversations with Bowman and a 4- hour meeting with the candidate, John Dory and Samir El-Gazzar. Dissertation is now undergoing significant revision. (12 hours)
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Revision of dissertation.
  • Scholarship [Committee Member]
    Desc: Developing a list of A, A-, B, and C journals.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: List of Lubin Department journals.
  • Undergraduate Curriculum [Committee Member]
    Desc: Participated in several meetings and study material applicable to the following courses/programs which were approved by the LFC: CIS 122-L; Fashion Marketing Minor; Fashion Marketing course (36X); revised syllabus on MAR 362; Lubin I-Pace Program; Lubin I-Pace transfer credit policy; proposed policy on Specialized Minors; Accounting Department concentrations in internal auditing and forensic accounting; required CPA Workshop courses.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Approved several courses and programs.
  • LFC Scholarship [Committee Member]
    Desc: Developed and classified a list of journals: A, A-, B
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Developed a list of journals for all Lubin Departments
  • Dissertation [Faculty Advisor]
    Desc: Advise Bowman on dissertation
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Student has made progress on his dissertation.
  • LFC - Curriculum - Undergraduate [Committee Member]
    Desc: Evaluating several Lubin courses
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Participated in several meetings and study material applicable to the following courses/programs which were approved by the LFC: BBA General Business Program from 128 to 120 credits, Legal Studies - Arts and Entertainment& Intellectual Property Law Proposals, ACC 060A, ACC 060B, Law 317, Law 319, Law 319, Sports marketing major and minor programs, Tax minor, and Lubin PLV Professional Experience.
  • Lubin Awards Ceremony [Attendee, Meeting]
    Desc: Read citation and present awards at Lubin Awards Ceremony
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Presented Accounting awards
  • Dissertation Committee [Faculty Advisor]
    Desc: Dissertation advisor for Dan Bowman and Pat Scipio
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Supervised dissertations
  • Lubin Awards Ceremony [Attendee, Meeting]
    Desc: Read citation and present awards at Lubin Awards Ceremony
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Presented Accounting awards

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Graduation Ceremony [Reader]
    Desc: A reader
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: Read names of accounting students who graduated in May 2013
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