Anne Beatty

Professor Beatty’s research focuses on the economic effects of accounting. She is especially interested in the importance of accounting in debt contracting and in bank capital regulation. She serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Accounting & Economics and as a member of the Editorial Boards of The Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Review of Accounting Studies, and the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting.

She is the recipient of a Sloan Foundation Industry Center Fellowship and a member of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center. She has served as the president of the American Accounting Association Financial Reporting Section and is a recipient of their Dissertation Supervision award.

Doctoral students for whom she has served as thesis chair hold faculty positions at MIT, Harvard, Southern Methodist University, the University of Toronto, Penn State, Grand Valley State and the Ohio State University.

Areas of Expertise

  • Economic Effects of Accounting
  • Debt Contracting
  • Bank Capital Regulating


  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MBA, The University of Chicago
  • AB, The University of Chicago


  • American Accounting Association Financial Accounting Reporting Section  Best Dissertation Supervision Award, 2010
AMIS 3200 - Financial Accounting I

Theory and application of accounting techniques to record and report financial information; asset and liability valuation; income measurement; first of two-course sequence.

AMIS 3201 - Financial Accounting II

Theory and application of accounting techniques to record and report financial information;asset and liability valuation; income measurement; second of two-course sequence.

AMIS 4200 - Advanced Financial Accounting

Advanced topics in financial reporting; may include accounting for multi-corporate business entities, international operations, and government and not-for-profit organizations.


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    Department of Accounting & MIS
    Fisher College of Business
    The Ohio State University
    442 Fisher Hall
    2100 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210

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