Finance/Accounting Seminars: Professor Oktay Urcan

For Faculty Members

  • February 15, 2024 10:30am - 12:00pm

About Oktay Urcan

Oktay Urcan is professor of accountancy and Fred & Virginia Roedgers Faculty Fellow in Accountancy. He joined the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014 after being an assistant professor for seven years at London Business School and, before that, a teaching assistant for five years at the University of Texas at Dallas. His research interests include archival financial accounting: debt market relevance of accounting information, accounting disclosures, and macro accounting. He has made the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent at the University of Illinois several times, and received the Raymond A. Hoffman Faculty Excellence Award in Accountancy in 2016. Urcan received his BA in management from Bogazici University in 2002 and his Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2007. Read more about Urcan on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign website.

Paper Title: The Social Externalities of Bank Disclosure Regulation: Evidence from the Community Reinvestment Act