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Peter D Easton

Professor
Notre Dame Alumni Professor of Accountancy and Academic Director, Center for Accounting Research and Education

BIO

Easton is the Director of the Center for Accounting Research and Education as well as the ND Alumni Professor of Accountancy and a principal at Chicago Partners LLC. Professor Easton is the author of four books published by Cambridge Business Publishers. Professor Easton speaks at workshops and conferences worldwide.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

EDUCATION

TEACHING

  • Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements

PUBLICATIONS

"The Market Pricing of Other-than-Temporary-Imapirments," (with Brad A. Badertscher, Jeffery J. Burks), To appear in The Accounting Review, forthcoming, 2014.

"Dissecting Earnings Recognition Timeliness," (with Ryan Ball), To appear in Journal of Accounting Research, forthcoming, 2013.

"A Convenient Scapegoat: Fair Value Accounting by Commercial Banks During the Financial Crisis," (with Jeffery J. Burks, Brad A. Badertscher),  The Accounting Review, 87, January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2012, 59-90.

"Another Look at Enterprise and Equity Valuations Using Multiples," (with Mingcherng Deng, Julian Yeo),  CARE Working Paper Series, 2011.

"Another Look at Enterprise and Equity Valuations Using Multiples," (with Mingcherng Deng, Julian Yeo, ),  CARE Working Paper Series, 2010.

"Are Capital Expenditures, R&D, Advertisements and Acquisitions Positive NPV?" (with Peter Vassallo),  CARE Working Paper Series, 2009.

"Discussion of Accounting Data and Value: the Basic Results,"  Contemporary Accounting Research, 26, 2009, 261-272.

"Earnings Management? Erroneous Inference Based on Earnings Frequency Distributions," (with Cindy Durtschi),  Journal of Accounting Research, 47, 2009, 1249-1282.

"Estimating the Cost of Capital Implied by Market Prices and Accounting Data,"  Foundations and Trends in Accounting, 2, 2009, 241-364.

"Initial Evidence on the Role of Earnings in the Bond Market," (with Steven Monahan, Florin Vasvari),  Journal of Accounting Research, 47, 2009, 721-766.

"Pre-earnings Announcement Drift," (with Pengjie Gao, Pengqin Gao),  CARE Working Paper Series, 2009.

"Price-Convexity, Debt-related Agency Costs, and Timely Loss Recognition," (with Valeri Nikolaev, Laurence Van Lent),  CARE Working Paper Series, 2009.

"Top Level Executive Characteristics and Earnings Attributes," (with Yuping Jia, Laurence van Lent),  CARE Working Paper Series, 2009.

"What Drives Stock Price Movement? Short-term and Long-term Cash Flows and Implied Expected Rates of Return," (with Zhi Da, Keejae Hong),  CARE Working Paper Series, 2009.

"Effect of Analysts' Optimism on Estimates of the Expected Rate of Return Implied by Earnings Forecasts," (with Greg Sommers),  Journal of Accounting Research, 2007: 983-1016, 2007, 983-1016.

"Use of Forecasts of Earnings to Estimate and Compare Cost of Capital Across Regimes,"  Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, 33, April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2006, 374-394.

Books

Financial Accounting for MBAs, (with John Wild, Robert Halsey, Mary Lea McAnally), Cambridge Publishing (2013).

Financial and Management Accounting for MBAs, (with Robert Halsey, Mary Lea McAnally, Al Hartgraves, Wayne Morse), Cambridge Business Publishers (2013).

Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation, (with Mary Lea McAnally, Greg Sommers, Xiao-Jun Zhang, ), Cambridge Publishing (2013).

Financial Accounting for MBAs, (with John Wild, Robert Halsey, Mary Lea McAnally), Cambridge Publishing (2010).

Financial and Management Accounting for MBAs, (with Robert Halsey, Mary Lea McAnally, Al Hartgraves, Wayne Morse), Cambridge Business Publishers (2010).

Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation, (with Mary Lea McAnally, Patricia Fairfield, Xiao-Jun Zhang, Robert Halsey), Cambridge Publishing (2010).

Financial Accounting, (with Thomas R Dyckman, Glenn M Pfeiffer), Cambridge Business Publishers (2007).

PRESENTATIONS

Peter Easton, Limpberg Institute, Tilburg, The Netherlands, "Workshop," (December 2013).

Peter Easton, Tilburg University, Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands, (September 2013).

Peter Easton, Limpberg Institute, Tilburg, The Netherlands, "Workshop," (December 2012).

Peter Easton, Tilburg University, Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands, (November 2012).

Peter Easton, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, AAA, San Francisco, CA, (August 2012).

Peter Easton, 2012 CARE Conference, Center for Accounting Research and Education, University of Notre Dame, London, UK, (June 2012).

Peter Easton, London Business School, London Business School, London, UK, (June 2012).

Peter Easton, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA, (May 2012).

Peter Easton, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, (April 2012).

Peter Easton, Limpberg Institute, Tilburg, The Netherlands, (December 2011).

Peter Easton, University of Iowa, Iowa City IA, (December 2011).

Peter Easton, Tilburg University, Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands, (October 2011).

Peter Easton, London Business School, London Business School, London, UK, (June 2011).

Peter Easton, Louisiana State University, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA, (June 2011).

Peter Easton, The 5th Tel Aviv International Conference in Accounting, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, (June 2011).

Peter Easton, 2011 CARE Conference, Center for Accounting Research and Education, University of Notre Dame, Palisades, NY, (April 2011).

Peter Easton, Boston University, Boston University, Boston MA, (December 2010).

Peter Easton, Michigan State University, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, (October 2010).

Peter Easton, Tilburg University, Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands, (October 2010).

Peter Easton, Indiana University, Indiana University, Bloomington IN, (September 2010).

Peter Easton, University of Texas, Austin, University of Texas, Austin, Austin TX, (September 2010).

Peter Easton, University of Washington, University of Washington, Bothell WA, (September 2010).

Peter Easton, Louisiana State University, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge LA, (August 2010).

Peter Easton, University of Houston, University of Houston, Houston TX, (July 2010).

Peter Easton, London Business School, London Business School, London, UK, (June 2010).

Peter Easton, Yale University, Yale University, New Haven, CT, (June 2010).

Peter Easton, 2010 CARE Conference, Center for Accounting Research and Education, University of Notre Dame, Miami, Florida, (April 2010).

Peter Easton, Bocconi University, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, (December 2009).

Peter Easton, National University of Singapore, ( 2009).

Peter Easton, Seoul National University, ( 2009).

Peter Easton, University of Illinois, Chicago Campus, ( 2009).

Peter Easton, University of Miami, ( 2009).

Peter Easton, University of Notre Dame, "Department of Accountancy Workshop Series," ( 2009).

Peter Easton, Tilburg University, Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands, (October 2009).

Peter Easton, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, AAA, New York, NY, (August 2009).

Peter Easton, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, (August 2009).

Peter Easton, Korea Financial Supervisory Commission, Korea Financial Supervisory Commission, Seoul, Korea, (July 2009).

Peter Easton, Korean Accounting Association, Korean Accounting Association, Seoul, Korea, (July 2009).

Peter Easton, Korean Accounting Standards Board, Korean Accounting Standards Board, Seoul, Korea, (July 2009).

Peter Easton, University of Melbourne, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, (July 2009).

Peter Easton, 2009 CARE Conference, Center for Accounting Research and Education, University of Notre Dame, Singapore, Singapore, (May 2009).

Peter Easton, 4th Annual Accounting Research Symposium, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, Ball and Brown Tribute Conference, Australia, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, Limpberg Institute, Tilburg, The Netherlands, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, Stanford Summer Camp, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, Tilburg University, the Netherlands, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, University of New South Wales, Australia, ( 2008).

Peter Easton, University of Notre Dame, "Department of Accountancy Workshop Series," ( 2008).

Peter Easton, American Accounting Association Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Annual Meetings, San Antonio, Texas, ( 2007).

Peter Easton, Baruch College, New York, New York, ( 2007).

Peter Easton, Contemporary Accounting Research 22nd Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada, ( 2007).

Peter Easton, Limpberg Institute, Tilburg, The Netherlands, ( 2007).

Peter Easton, National University of Singapore, Singapore, ( 2007).

Peter Easton, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, ( 2007).

Peter Easton, University of California - Riverside, Riverside, California, ( 2007).

Peter Easton, University of Macedonia, Greece, ( 2007).

Peter Easton, University of Melbourne, Australia, ( 2007).

Peter Easton, University of Notre Dame, "Department of Accountancy Workshop Series," ( 2007).

Peter Easton, University of Texas - Dallas, Dallas, Texas, ( 2007).

WORKING PAPERS

Mingcherng Deng, Julian Yeo, "Another Look at Enterprise and Equity Valuations Using Multiples."

Peter Vassallo, "Are Capital Expenditures, R&D, Advertisements and Acquisitions Positive NPV?"

Valeri Nikolaev, Laurence van Lent, "Price Convexity, Debt-Related Agency Costs, and Timely Loss Recognition."

Yuping Jia, Laurence van Lent, "Top Level Executive Characteristics and Earnings Attributes."