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Jere R. Francis

Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus
444 Cornell Hall

Jere R. Francis, is Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus. 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


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

Francis, J., I. Khurana, R. Pereira, and X. Martin. 2011. "The Relative Importance of Firm Incentives Versus Country Factors in the Demand for Assurance Services by Private Entities." Contemporary Accounting Research, 28 (2): 487-516.

Francis, J., S. Huang, I. Khurana, and R. Pereira. 2009. "Does Corporate Transparency Contribute to Efficient Resource Allocation?" Journal of Accounting Research 47 (4): 943-989.

Francis, J., I. Khurana, R. Pereira, and X. Martin. 2008.  "IAS Adoptions: The influence of firm and country specific factors." European Accounting Review 17 (2): 331-360.

Francis, J., I. Khurana, and R. Pereira. 2005. "Disclosure Incentives and Effects on Cost of Capital Around the World." The Accounting Review 80 (3): 1125-1162.