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Jere R. Francis

Curators' Distinguished Professor and Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. Chair
444 Cornell Hall

Jere R. Francis, is Curators' Professor and Trulaske Chair of Accounting, and Director of the School of Accountancy’s Ph.D. program. He teaches doctoral research seminars in the accountancy program. Professor Francis serves on editorial boards of The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, and Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and is Associate Editor at Contemporary Accounting Research. His research examines the impact of auditing on the quality on corporate financial reports, and the role of institutions in explaining cross-country differences in the quality of accounting and auditing practices.


PhD, University of New England, Australia, 1982


Journal Articles

Francis, Jere R., Stevie S. Neuman, and Nathan J. Newton. 2019. "Does Tax Planning Affect Analysts’ Forecast Accuracy?" Contemporary Accounting Research.