University of Calgary

Shahid Khan

  • Research Assistant (ended on Dec 14, 2016)

Currently Teaching

Not currently teaching any courses.


Shahid Khan is in fifth year in the PhD program in the accounting area at the Haskayne School of Business. Shahid completed his Bachelors of Science in Aerosciences from the University of Peshawar. Later, he completed his Bachelors of Administrative Studies degree from York University. He also completed his MBA from Wilfred Laurier University before working for CIBC Retail Markets Finance Division as an Analyst and later as a Consultant for 5 years. He held Accounting lecturer positions at Lahore University of Management Sciences and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

Shahid recently won the Canadian Securities Institute, CSI, PhD Award (2014-2015) and CMA Canada Doctoral Award (2012-2014).  He is a Certified Management Accountant from the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario; Certified Public Accountant from Illinois State, USA; Certified Internal Auditor from Institute of Internal Auditors, USA; and member of the CFA Institute, USA.

Shahid is currently supervised by Dr. Mark Anderson and Dr. Hussein Warsame.

Previous Academic Degrees and Research Focus

Academic Degrees:
B.A.S., York University.
MBA, School of Business & Economics, Wilfred Laurier University
PhD Accounting (Expected 2016), Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

Research Focus: Information Content, Earnings information, Financial Accounting Standards, IFRS, Information Quality, International Capital Movement, Information Economics.

Non-Academic Positions:
Analyst, CIBC Retail Markets Finance Division, 2001-2003
Consultant, CIBC Retail Markets Finance Division, 2003-2005

Academic Awards:
Canadian Securities Institute (CSI) PhD Award, 2014
CMA Canada Doctoral Award, 2012

Professional Membership:
CMA, CPA, CPA(US), CIA, CIM, FMA, Member of CFA Institute

Academic Membership:
Member of EAA, CAAA, & AAA.

Publications, Working Papers, Work in Progress

Khan, S., M. Anderson, W. Hussein & M. Wright (Forthcoming), “Do IFRS based earnings announcements have more information content than Canadian GAAP based earnings announcements?,” Accounting Perspectives, Special Issue, 2015

"Do IFRS based Earnings Announcements have more Information Content than Canadian GAAP based Earnings Announcements?" Presented at Annual CAAA Conference in Edmonton in May 2014, at EAA Annual Congress Meeting in Glasgow in April 2015, presented at the AAA Annual Conference in Chicago in August 2015.

"IFRS and its impact on the Capital Markets" Work in Progress.

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