Department of Accounting & MIS

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The department prides itself in providing a vibrant research atmosphere characterized by extensive collaboration and a shared goal of excelling through the production of cutting-edge research. For complete information on publications and impact, please refer to each faculty member’s profile.


  • Anne Beatty Scott Liao and Helen Zhang. “The Effect of Banks’ Financial Reporting on Syndicated Loan Structures.” Journal of Accounting and Economics (2019).
  • Anne Beatty, Jacquelyn Gillette, Reining Petacchi, and Joseph Weber. “Do rating agencies benefit from providing higher ratings? Evidence from the consequences of municipal debt recalibration.” Journal of Accounting Research (2019).
  • Anne Beatty, Lin Chen and Tzachi Zach. “Special Items in Debt Contracts.” Contemporary Accounting
    Research (2019).
  • Anne Beatty, Lin Cheng and Helen Zhang. ”Are Risk Factor Disclosures Still Relevant? Evidence from Risk Disclosures Before, During, and After the Financial Crisis.” Contemporary Accounting
  • Jennifer Glenn, Matt Ege and John Robinson. “Unexpected SEC Resource Constraints and Comment Letter Quality.” Contemporary Accounting Research (2020).
  • Eric Holzman, Nathan Marshall, Joseph Schroeder, and Teri Yohn.“Is all Disaggregation Good for Investors? Evidence from Earnings Announcements.”Review of Accounting Studies (2019).
  • Eric Holzman, Brian Miller and Brian Williams. “The Local Spillover Effect of Corporate Accounting Misconduct: Evidence from City Crime Rates.” Contemporary Accounting Research (2019)
  • Jon Kerr. “The Value Relevance of Taxes: International Evidence on the Proxy for Profitability Role of Tax Surprise.” Journal of Accounting & Economics (2019).
  • Jon Kerr, Gil Sadka and Ronnie Sadka. “Illiquidity and Price Informativeness.” Management Science (2020).
  •  Jon Kerr. “Transparency, Information Shocks, and Tax Avoidance.” Contemporary Accounting Research (2019).
  • Darren Roulstone, Lin Cheng and Andrew Van Buskirk. “Are Investors Influenced by the Order of Information within Earnings Press Releases?.” The Accounting Review (2020).
  • Darren Roulstone, Michael Drake, Bret Johnson, and Jacob R. Thornock. “Is There Information Content in Information Acquisition?.” The Accounting Review (2019).
  • Darren Roulstone, Zahn Bozanic and Andrew Van Buskirk. “Management Earnings Forecasts and Other Forward-Looking Statements.” Journal of Accounting and Economics (2018).
  • Ewa Sletten, Sterling Huang and Sugata Roychowdhury. “Does Litigation Encourage or Deter Real Earnings Management?” The Accounting Review (2020).
  • Ewa Sletten, Yonca Ertimur, Jayanthi Sunder, and Joseph Weber. “When and Why do IPO Firms Manage Earnings?” Review of Accounting Studies (2018).
  • Andrew Van Buskirk, Minkwan Ahn and Sam Bonsall. “Do Managers Withhold Bad News from Credit Rating Agencies?” Review of Accounting Studies (2019).
  • Andrew Van Buskirk, Evan Eastman and David Eckles. “Accounting-Based Regulation: Evidence from Health Insurers and the Affordable Care Act.” The Accounting Review (2020).
  • Andrew Van Buskirk., Michael Iselin and Min Park. “Seemingly Inconsistent Analyst Revisions.” Journal of Accounting & Economics (2020)
  • Tzachi Zach, Daniel Cohen, Shail Pandit and Charles Wasley.Measuring Real Activity Management.” Contemporary Accounting Research (2020).
  • Tzachi Zach, Ohad Kadan, Leonardo Madureira and Rong Wang.Sell-Side Analysts’ Benchmarks.” The Accounting Review (2020).