Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Faculty and Staff

John Kostolansky

Title/s: Associate Professor

Office #: Maguire 522

Phone: 312.915.6125

E-mail: jkostol@luc.edu

Degrees

  • PhD, Economics, Columbia University, 1975

  • BBA Loyola University Chicago, 1968

Research Interests

  • Financial statement analysis

  • Financial accounting

  • Effective teaching methods

Courses Taught

  • ACCT 400. Financial Accounting for Business Decisions
  • ACCT 402. Issues In Financial Reporting

  • ACCT 404. Financial Statement Analysis

Awards

  • Alpha Sigma Nu (National Jesuit Honorary Society)

  • Beta Alpha Psi (National Accounting Honorary Society)

  • Beta Gamma Sigma (National Business Honorary Society)

  • Business School Faculty of the Year, Loyola University, 1976

  • Elijah Watt Sells Award, CPA Exam

  • Herbert Lehman Fellow

  • Woodwork Wilson Fellow

Selected Publications

Refereed Articles 

Kostolansky, J. W., B.B. Stanko. “Cross-sectional Analysis of Operating Lease Liabilities by Industry and Firm Size.” Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal. 17.4 (2013). 55-68. 

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Kostolansky, J. W., E. Polnaszek. “New Perspectives on the Use of LIFO and Firm Size.” Journal of Applied Business Research.  29.5 (2013). 1501-1507.

Kostolansky, J. W., D. Altschuler., B.B. Stanko. “Financial Reporting Impact of the Operating Lease Classification.” Journal of Applied Business Research. 28.6 (2012). 5.

Kostolansky, J. W., B.B. Stanko. "The Joint FASB/IASB Lease Project: Discussion And Industry Implications." Journal of Business & Economics Research. 9.9 (2011). 8.

Kostolansky, J. W., B.B. Stanko, E.L. Landgraf, M.D. Pakter.  "Composite Manufacturing Company: A Financial (Mis)Statement Case."  Journal of Business Case Studies. 6.5 (2010). 13.

Kostolansky, J.W.. "The Impact of LIFO in the Fortune 500 in 2007." Journal of Applied Business Research. 25.5 (2009). 11-20.  

Kostolansky, J.W. "The Impact of SFAS 158 on U.S. Balance Sheets and Asymmetries in International Reporting of Post-Employment Benefits." Journal of Economic Asymmetries. 4.1 (2007). 123-132.  

Refereed Proceedings 

Kostolansky, J.W. "The Impact on SFAS 158 on U.S. Balance Sheets and Asymmetries in International Reporting of Post-Employment Benefits." Conference on Asymmetries in Globalization: Opportunities and Risks. (2007).  

Book 

Kostolansky, J.W. Financial Statement Analysis. (2008).  

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

Kostolansky, J.W. "The Impact on SFAS 158 on U.S. Balance Sheets and Asymmetries in International Reporting of Post-Employment Benefits." Conference on Asymmetries in Globalization: Opportunities and Risks. Chicago, Illinois. 2007.