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Khrystyna  Bochkay

Khrystyna Bochkay

Assistant Professor, Accounting


Khrystyna Bochkay teaches advanced managerial accounting in the undergraduate program and joined the faculty in 2014 after completing her PhD in Accounting at Rutgers University. Khrystyna holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Masters of Science in Statistics from Ivan Franko National University in L’viv, Ukraine.

Khrystyna’s research interests include corporate disclosures, capital markets, behavioral finance, forecasting and textual analysis. Her doctoral dissertation focused on the usefulness and predictive ability of textual information in annual corporate reports filed with the SEC. Khrystyna is also working on research that explores the information value and disclosure strategies in a large sample of earnings conference calls and other corporate disclosures.

Khrystyna's research has appeared in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, and Foundations and Trends in Accounting. Khrystyna often attends and presents her work at leading accounting conferences and workshops in the US and worldwide. Khrystyna’s other interests include photography, cooking, traveling, and yoga.

Research Interests

Empirical capital markets; mandatory and voluntary disclosures; disclosure strategies; forecasting; market participants' use of information, and textual analysis

Featured Publications

  • "Using Python for Text Analysis in Accounting Research” (with V. Anand, R. Chychyla, and A. Leone), Foundations and Trends in Accounting Vol. 14: No. 3–4, pp 128-359.

    "Macroeconomic Uncertainty and Quantitative vs. Qualitative Inputs to Analyst Risk Forecasts" (with P. Joos), The Accounting Review, available online July 2020.

    "Hyperbole or Reality? Investor Response to Extreme Language in Earnings
    Conference Calls" (with J. Hales and S. Chava), The Accounting Review 95.2 (2020): 31-60.

    "Dynamics of CEO Disclosure Style" (with R. Chychyla and D. Nanda), The Accounting Review 94.4 (2019): 103-140.

    "Management Disclosures of Going-Concern Uncertainties: the Case of Initial Public Offerings" (with K. Bochkay, S. Sankaraguruswamy, and M. Willenborg), The Accounting Review 93.6 (2018): 29-59.

    "Using MD&A to Improve Earnings Forecasts" (with C. B. Levine), Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance (2017): 458-482.

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Accounting, Miami Herbert Business School, 2014 - Present
  • Course Instructor, Rutgers Business School, 2011 - 2013
  • Guest Lecturer, Rutgers Business School, 2012 - 2013


  • Financial and Managerial Accounting


  • Ph.D., Accounting, Rutgers Business School, 2014
  • M.S., Statistics (with honors), Ivan Franko National University, L’viv, Ukraine, 2009
  • B.S., Mathematics (with honors), Ivan Franko National University, L’viv, Ukraine, 2008
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