Megan Grady

Ph.D. Student


Megan Grady is a third year PhD student at Texas A&M University. Before coming to Texas A&M, she worked as an auditor (associate and senior level) for CBIZ MHM, PwC and KPMG. Megan received her B.S.B.A. in accounting (2012) and M.Acc (2013) from the University of Arizona. Megan anticipates completing her degree in the spring of 2020.

Working Papers

Friends in High Places: Do Political Connections Protect Firms Operating in Corrupt Environments? (Dissertation)

Corporate Lobbying, Political Protection, and Earnings Management,
with Anwer Ahmed and Scott Duellman

A Multi-Pronged Approach to Corporate Risk-Taking: Investigating Political Connections and Executive Risk-Taking Incentives,
with Adrienne Rhodes

Research Interests

regulatory enforcement; political connections; corruption; corporate governance