Dr. Joseph Atkins JOHNSTON

PhD - Accounting (Louisiana State University)
MPA - Accounting (Louisiana Tech University)
BSBA - Accounting (Louisiana Tech University)

Assistant Professor

Dr. Joseph Atkins JOHNSTON

Contact Information

Address: 13-236, Academic 3
City University of Hong Kong
Phone: +852 34427923
Fax: +852 34420349
E-mail:
jjohnsto@cityu.edu.hk

Research Areas

  • Capital Markets
  • Price Informativness
  • Earnings Quality

Teaching Areas

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems

Publications

Journal Articles
  • Cheng, C. S., Johnston, J., Liu, C.Z. (January 2013), "The Supplemental Role of Operating Cash Flows in Explaining Share Returns - Effect of Various Measures of Earnings Quality", International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 53-71.
  • Hughes, K.E., Johnston, J.A., Omonuk, J.B., Dugan, M.T. (June 2012), "Rate Regulation of U.S. Electric Utilities: Does It Deter Earnings Management?", Advances in Accounting, Vol. 28, Iss. 1, pp. 49-63.
Presented Conference Papers
  • Brooks, L., C. S. Cheng, J. A. Johnston and K. Reichelt (August 2012), "Turning Point of Audit Quality in Audit Tenure across Countries - Implications for Auditor Rotation", presented at American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.
  • Cheng, C. S., J. A. Johnston and S. Pan (May 2012), "Does Forecasting Cashflows Improve the Firm-specific Information in Analyst Earnings Forecast", presented at 35th EAA Annual Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • Brook, L. , C. S. Cheng, J. A. Johnston and K. Reichelt (May 2012), "When Does Audit Quality Start to Decline In Firm Audit Tenure? - An International Analysis", presented at 35th EAA Annual Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • Cheng, C. S., J. A. Johnston and L. Zhou (August 2011), "Earnings Quality and Price Synchronicity – Industry and Firm-Specific Information", presented at 2011 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Denver, USA.
  • Cheng, C. S., J. A. Johnston and L. Zhou (August 2011), "Accruals quality and price synchronicity - industry-specific and firm-specific information", presented at 2011 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Denver, USA.
  • Cheng, C. S., J. A. Johnston and L. Zhou (June 2011), "Earnings Quality and Price Synchronicity – Industry and Firm-Specific Information", presented at Journal of International Accounting Research Conference.
  • Brooks, L., C. S. Cheng, J. A. Johnston and K. Reichelt (June 2011), "Turning Point of Audit Quality in Audit Tenure across Countries - Implications for Auditor Rotation", presented at Journal of International Accounting Research Conference.
  • Cheng, C. S., J. A. Johnston and L. Zhou (14-17 June 2011), "Accruals quality and price synchronicity - industry-specific and firm-specific information", presented at 2011 Journal of International Accounting Research Conference, International Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA), Xiamen, PRC.
  • Brooks, L. Z., C. S. Cheng, J. A. Johnston and K. Reichelt (14-17 June 2011), "Turning Point of Audit Quality in Audit Tenure across Countries - Implications for Auditor Rotation", presented at 2011 Journal of International Accouting Research Conference, International section of the American Accounting Association (AAA), Xiamen, PRC.
  • Brooks, L Z., C. S. Cheng, J. A. Johnston and S. L. Tiras (14-15 May 2011), "The Impact of SOX on the Value Relevance of Aggregate Information", presented at SUFE-NTU-CITYU 2011 Accounting Research Camp, City University of Hong Kong; Shanghai University of Finance and Economics; National Taiwan University, Shanghai, PRC.
  • Cheng, C. S., J. A. Johnston and L. Zhou (August 2010), "Accruals Quality and Price Synchronicity", presented at PBFEAM Annual Meeting.
  • Brooks, L. Z., C. S. Cheng, J. A. Johnston and S. L. Tiras (31 July - 4 August 2010), "The Impact of SOX on the Value Relevance of Aggregate Information", presented at 2010 Annual American Accounting Association (AAA) Meeting, San Francisco, USA.
  • Cheng, C. S., J. A. Johnston and L. Zhou (23-25 July 2010), "Accruals Quality and Price Synchronicity", presented at The 18th Annual Conference on Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, Accounting, and Management, Research Center on Fictitious Economy and Data Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; Rutgers University, USA; Foundation of Pacific Basin Financial Research and Development, Beijing, PRC.
  • Johnston, J. A. (March 2005), "Temporal Changes in the Value Relevance of Accounting Information in the Presence of Non-Accounting Information", presented at AAA Southwest Regional Annual Meeting.
Working Papers
  • Cheng, C. S., J. A. Johnston and C. Pan (2012), "Does Forecasting Cashflows Improve the Firm-specific Information in Analyst Earnings Forecast".
  • Cheng, C. S., J. A. Johnston and L. Zhou (2011), "Earnings Quality and Price Synchronicity – Industry and Firm-Specific Information", Formerly titled.
  • Brooks, L., C. S. Cheng, J. A. Johnston and K. Reichelt (2011), "Turning Point of Audit Quality in Audit Tenure across Countries - Implications for Auditor Rotation".
  • Brooks, L., C. S. Cheng, J. A. Johnston and S. L. Tiras (2011), "The Impact of SOX on the Value Relevance of Aggregate Information".