Dr. Pervin Shroff is an Associate Professor, Carl L. Nelson Professorship in Accouting. She is notable for her research contributions relating to the information content of earnings, among other publications.Dr. Shroff has a background in accounting and law. She studied at Bombay University (now the University of Mumbai), completing a Bachelor of Commerce in 1976 and subsequently completed a Bachelor of Laws in 1979. She later qualified as a Chartered Accountant in India. In 1992, she completed her doctorate in accounting at Columbia University. She is an Accredited Management Accountant, through the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants, London (now known as the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) and is also an Accredited Corporate Secretary, through the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
"Using Forecasts of Earnings to Simultaneously Estimate Growth and the Rate of Return on Equity Investment," Pervin Shroff, Peter Easton, Gary Taylor, and Theodore Sougiannis, Journal of Accounting Research (June 2002).
"Firm Undervaluation and Decisions Related to Repurchase Tender Offers: An Empirical Investigation," Pervin Shroff and Ranjan DMello, Journal of Finance (October 2000).
"Permanent and Transitory Earnings, Accounting Recording Lag, and the Earnings Coefficient," Pervin Shroff, Peter Easton, and Gary Taylor, Review of Accounting Studies (December 2000).
"The Relation Between Aggregate Earnings and Security Returns over Long Intervals," Pervin Shroff, Contemporary Accounting Research (Spring 2002).
"Properties of Accrual Income, Cash Flow, and Security Return: An Interpretive Exercise," Pervin Shroff, Issues in Accounting Education (November 1998).
"Determinants of the Returns-Earnings Correlation," Pervin Shroff, Contemporary Accounting Research (Fall 1995).
"Changes Versus Levels in Earnings as Explanatory Variables for Returns: Some Theoretical Considerations," Pervin Shroff and James Ohlson, Journal of Accounting Research (Autumn 1992).
Capital market-based accounting
6.0 Club for Teaching Excellence, Haas School
of Business, University of California-Berkeley, 1996
PhD Coordinator, Recruiting Committee
Pacesetter's Award for Best Undergraduate Teacher, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University, 1995
Role of accounting in security valuation