Dr. Kelly Carter

Kelly Carter
Title: 
Associate Professor
Office Location: 
GSBM 572
Phone: 
443-885-4472
Email: 
kelly.carter@morgan.edu
Education:

PhD  University of South Florida
MS University of Maryland
MBA University of Maryland
BS  Florida A&M University

Education:

PhD  University of South Florida
MS University of Maryland
MBA University of Maryland
BS  Florida A&M University

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Kelly E. Carter is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management at Morgan State University. His research interests include corporate governance, politics and finance, labor economics and finance, and sports and labor economics. His research appears in Accounting Horizons, Eastern Economic Journal, Journal of Accounting and Finance, and Managerial and Decision Economics. He teaches investments at the undergraduate and MBA levels and corporate finance at the undergraduate level.

Prior to becoming a professor, Carter worked for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and Lucent Technologies. He also worked as a consultant to Citigroup. He received a BS in Actuarial Science from Florida A&M University, a Master of Science and a MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, and a PhD in Finance from the University of South Florida.


Research Interests:

Corporate Governance; Finance and Politics; Finance and Labor Economics; Sports and Labor Economics

Recent Publications:

Carter, K. (2013). Credit Ratings, Earnings Management, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.
Carter, K. (2013). Relative Home-Court Advantage. Southern Economic Association, Tampa, Florida.
Carter, K. (2013). S&P 500 Inclusion Announcements and Downstream Customer Firms. Southern Finance Association, Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
Carter, K. (2012). Testing the Human Capital versus Signaling Theory of Job Performance. Southern Economic Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Carter, K. (2012). Credit Ratings, Earnings Management, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Center for Corporate Governance, Irvine, California.
Carter, K. (2012). Credit Ratings, Earnings Management, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Southern Finance Association, Charleston, South Carolina.
Carter, K. (2012). Downstream Comovement: Evidence from S&P 500 Index-Addition Announcements. Financial Management Association annual meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.
Carter, K. (2012). Credit Ratings, Earnings Management, and Sarbanes-Oxley. 2012 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia.
Carter, K. (2012). Credit Ratings, Earnings Management, and Sarbanes-Oxley. World Finance Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Carter, K. (2012). Credit Ratings, Earnings Management, and Sarbanes-Oxley. AAA Mid-Atlantic Region, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Carter, K. (2012). Credit Ratings, Earnings Management, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Carter, K. (2012). Credit Ratings, Earnings Management, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.
Carter, K. E. (2011, October). Capital Structure of Domestic and Cross-Listed Firms: Evidence from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Financial Management Association, Denver, Colorado.
Carter, K. E. (2011, August). Capital Structure Behavior of Domestic and Cross-Listed Firms: Evidence from the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. 2011 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
Measuring the Effect of Labor-Management Complementarities on Production and Efficiency," Forthcoming, Eastern Economic Journal.
"Relative Home-Court Advantage: The Impact of Travel on Team Production When One Team is Closer than its Opponent to a Neutral Game Site," Managerial and Decision Economics 38 (1), 2017, 76-91.
"The Joint Effect of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Earnings Management on Credit Ratings," Journal of Accounting and Finance 15(4), 2015, 77-94. "S&P 500 Inclusion Announcements and Downstream Customer Industries," Journal of Accounting and Finance 13 (5), 2013, 94-102.
"Capital Structure, Earnings Management, and Sarbanes-Oxley: Evidence from Canadian and U.S. Firms," Accounting Horizons 27 (2), 2013, 301-318.