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Jere R. Francis

Curators' Distinguished Professor Emeritus
444 Cornell Hall

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

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.

Francis, J., I. Khurana, and R. Pereira. 2003. "The Role of Accounting and Auditing in Corporate Governance and the Development of Financial Markets Around the World," Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics 10 (1): 1-30.