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Lloyd Tanlu
Curriculum VitaeAssistant Professor, Accounting

Lloyd Tanlu

404D Hayden
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




DBA, Accounting and Management, Harvard Business School
MA, International Economics and Finance, Brandeis University
BS, Management and BA Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University

Research & Teaching Interests

Lloyd examines various issues in managerial accounting, including budgeting and forecasting, management control systems, incentives, corporate governance, and performance measurement and evaluation. His teaching interests are in managerial accounting and control, and he has taught managerial accounting courses at all levels.

Industry & Academic Experience

Prior to coming to Northeastern, Lloyd has taught at the University of Washington, the University of Michigan, Harvard University, and Boston University, among others. He was also an Assistant Director for Budget and Planning at Brandeis University and a Finance and Accounting Manager at Procter and Gamble Philippines.

Services to the Profession

Lloyd is a member of the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association. He has reviewed articles for several journals, including Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Journal of Business Ethics, and Accounting Horizons.

Awards & Recognition

Faculty Service Award, Evening MBA Program, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, 2014 and 2015

Core Professor of the Year, Evening MBA Program, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, 2013

Best Undergraduate Instructor for Winter Quarter, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, 2010

Runner-Up for Best Dissertation for "Essays on Forecasting," AAA MAS, 2010

Best Paper Award for "Does the Adoption of Rolling Forecasts Improve Planning?" AAA MAS Midyear Meeting, 2008


Selected Publications

“Because of ‘Because’: Examining the Use of Causal Language in Relative Performance Feedback” with S. Loftus. (Conditionally accepted at The Accounting Review)

“What Are the Consequences of Board Destaggering?” with W. Ge and J. Zhang, Review of Accounting Studies (2016).

"Evaluating Proposed Remedies for Credit Rating Agency Failures" with S. J. Jollineau and A. Winn, The Accounting Review (2014).

"Conflict of Interest and the Intrusion of Bias" with D. Moore and M. Bazerman, Judgment and Decision Making (2010).

"Finances and College Athletics" with F. Hodge, New Directions in Institutional Research: Data Driven Decision-Making in College Athletics (2009).

"On the Timing of Dividend Initiations" with L. Bulan and N. Subramanian, Financial Management 36 (2007), 31-65.

"Conflicts of Interest and the Case of Auditor Independence: Moral Seduction and Strategic Issue Cycling" with D. Moore, P. Tetlock, and M. Bazerman, Academy of Management Review (2006). Runner-up for 2007 Academy of Management Review Best Paper Award

“Reports of Solving the Conflicts of Interest in Auditing Are Highly Exaggerated” with M. Bazerman, D. Moore, and P. Tetlock, Academy of Management Review (2006)


Selected Presentations

"What are the Consequences of Board Destaggering?" (co-authored with W. Ge and J. Zhang)
To be presented at the Review of Accounting Studies Conference at London Business School, October 2015
Presented at the AAA MAS Midyear Meeting in Orlando, FL, January 2014
Presented at the HKUST Accounting Symposium, Hong Kong, December 2013

"Because of ‘Because’: Examining the Use of Causal Language in Relative Performance Feedback" (co-authored with S. Loftus) 
Presented at the AAA Midyear Meeting in Orlando, FL January 2014
Presented at the Global Management Accounting Research Symposium, Sydney, July 2014