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Robert E. Verrecchia

Elizabeth F. Putzel Professor

Professor of Accounting

Research Interests: discretionary disclosure, financial accounting, information economics

Links: CV

Education: Ph.D., Graduate School of Business, Stanford University (1976); M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1972); Sc.B., Brown University (1970).

Some recent contributions to the literature

“Information Precision, Information Asymmetry, and the Cost of Capital,” with Richard A. Lambert and Christian Leuz, Review of Finance 16, 2012, 1-29.  Awarded the 2012 Spaengler IQAM Best Paper Prize by the Review of Finance.

“When Does Information Asymmetry Affect the Cost of Capital?,” with Christopher S. Armstrong, John E. Core, and Daniel J. Taylor, Journal of Accounting Research 49, 2011, 1-40.

 “Accounting Information, Disclosure, and the Cost of Capital,” with Richard A. Lambert and Christian Leuz, Journal of Accounting Research 45, 2007, 385-420.  Awarded a 2011 “Citation of Excellence” by the Emerald Management Reviews Editorial Judging Panel.