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Dr. Steve Crawford, Assistant Professor

Bauer College of Business


  • Areas of expertise

    • Oil and gas accounting
    • Taxation
  • Awards

    • MBA Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009 and 2012
    • Alumni MBA award for Excellence in Teaching, 2014
    • First Year Summer Research Award, University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, 2003.
    • Outstanding Professional Student, Brigham Young University, 2002.
  • Publications

    • Crawford, S., Gray, W., & Kern, A. (2016). Why do fund managers identify and share profitable ideas?. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
    • Crawford, S., Gray, W., Johnson, B., & Price, R. (2016). What motivates buy-side analysts to share recommendations online?. Management Science.
    • Crawford, S., Johnson, B. & Wingender, J. (2015). The impact of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) events on firm value. Applied Economics Letters, 22, 924-927.
    • Crawford, Steve and Nelson, Karen K. and Rountree, Brian (2014). The CEO-Employee Pay Ratio.
    • Crawford, D., Franz, D., & Lobo, G. J. (2009). The effect of the prolonged bull market on the market response to large and small stock distributions. American Journal of Finance and Accounting, 1/3, 312-333.
    • Crawford, D., Franz. D., & Lobo, G. (2005). Signaling managerial optimism through stock dividends and splits: a reexamination of the retained earnings hypothesis. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 40/3, 531-561.
  • Patents

    • None available
  • Funded Research

    • None available
  • Curriculum Vitae


    CV not available

  • Contact information

    Melcher Hall 390G
    Phone: 713-743-5329 | Fax: