Matthew Boland

Sobey School of Business

Faculty Member Information


Ph.D., Management, Finance, Queen's University, 2017
M.S., Finance, Queen's University, 2013
M.B.A., General Business, Memorial University of NL, 2010
B.B.A., Major in Finance, Minor in Political Science, St. Francis Xavier University, 2007

Academic Work Experience

2018 - Present, Assistant Professor, Saint Mary’s University, Sobey School of Business, Department of Accounting
2017 - 2018, Assistant Professor of Finance, San Jose State University

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Articles

Boland Matthew, Thornton Daniel. "Pricing in Auction Markets for Collectibles: Theory and Experimental Evidence", Journal of Behavioral Finance and Economics 5:1&2 (Spring - 2016), 1-34
Ivus Olena, Boland Matthew. "The employment and wage impact of broadband deployment in Canada", CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS-REVUE CANADIENNE D ECONOMIQUE 48:5 (Fall - 2015), 1803-1830


Boland Matthew. "Earnings Management in Politically Corrupt US Districts: Cloak or Shield?", Presented At: Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) in Calgary (2018); American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC (2018); Financial Management Association in San Diego, CA (2018) (Spring - 2018)
Boland Matthew. "Do public sector budget and spending rules facilitate political reciprocity?", Presented At: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2017); Saint Mary’s University (2017); Global Management Accounting Research Symposium in Copenhagen, DK (2018) (Spring - 2017)
Boland Matthew. "Local visibility shocks to war profiteers", Presented At: Paris Financial Management Conference (2017); University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2017); AAA International Accounting Section Midyear Meeting in Miami, FL (2019, Scheduled); HEC Montreal (2018); AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Midyear Meeting in Seattle, WA (2019) Nominated for Best Paper Award; Florida International University (2019); University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2019); Washington University in St. Louis (2019); Ohio State University (2019); AAA Public Interest Section Mid-Year Meeting in Orlando, FL (2019); CAAA in Ottawa, ON (2019); Queen’s University (2019) (Spring - 2017)
Boland Matthew. "Competition for Government Contracts and the Payoff to Political Activismw", Presented At: Queen’s University (2016); San Jose State University (2016); Memorial University of Newfoundland (2016) (Spring - 2016)
Boland Matthew. "Discrimination in the C-Suite: Do Discriminatory Pay Practices Exist for the Positions of CEO and CFO?" (Spring - 2015)
Boland Matthew. "Pricing in Auction Markets for Alternative Assets: Theory and Experimental Evidence", Presented At: Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference, Muskoka, ON (2014); Best Student Paper Award (Junior Student) at the Atlantic Canada Economics Association Conference, St. John’s, NL (2013); NFA, Ottawa, ON (2014); Economic Science Association Conference, Honolulu, HI (2014); Queen’s School of Business PhD Consortium, Kingston, ON (2013) (Spring - 2013)
Boland Matthew. "The Employment and Wage Impact of Broadband Deployment in Canada", Presented At: Economic Revitalization Conference, Kingston, ON (2014); Atlantic Canada Economics Association Conference, St. John’s, NL (2013); Connecting the Future: Rural Broadband Technology, Policy and Impact Conference, Kingston, ON (2012) (Spring - 2012)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Reviewer, CAAA Annual Conference 2018/03 - Present
Member, SMU Department of Accounting Research Committee 2017/03 - 2019/01
Member, SMU Department of Accounting Social Committee 2017/03 - 2019/01
Reviewer, National Science Foundation (Economics) grant application 2017/03 - 2018/01
Reviewer, AAA Government and Non-Profit Midyear Meeting 2017/03 - 2018/01