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Sarah Shaikh
Phone: 206-685-8077

Curriculum vitae:

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353226
Seattle, WA 98195-3226

Sarah Shaikh

Assistant Professor of Accounting
Durwood L. Alkire Endowed Professor of Accounting


PhD University of Arizona (2015)
MAcc Ohio State University (2005)
BSBA Drake University (2004)

Academic Expertise

financial accounting

Positions Held

University of Washington, Summer 2015-present

Selected Publications

  1. CEO Turnovers and Disruptions in Customer-Supplier Relationships
    Journal Article:Intintolli, V., Serfling, M., and Shaikh, S., (2017). Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis,
  2. Customer Concentration Risk and the Cost of Equity Capital
    Journal Article:Dhaliwal, D., Judd, J. S., Serfling, M., and Shaikh, S., (2016). Journal of Accounting and Economics,
  3. Economic Downturns and the Informativeness of Management Earnings Forecasts
    Journal Article:Maslar, D., Serfling, M., and Shaikh, S.,, (forthcoming). Journal of Accounting Research,

Working Papers

“Geographic Peer Effects in Management Earnings Forecasts” co-authored with Dawn Matsumoto and Matthew Serfling
“Accounting Disclosures and Employee Wages” co-authored with John (Jianqiu) Bai and Matthew Serfling

Honors and Awards

Deloitte/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, June 2013
Honors College Teaching Award – University of Arizona, May 2013
Eller College of Management Outstanding Thesis Advisor Award, May 2013