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Juan M. Rivera

Professor Emeritus


Juan M. Rivera is a Faculty Fellow of the Kellogg Institute at Notre Dame and a member of both the Advisory Board and the Executive Board of the Institute of Latino Studies of Notre Dame. Prior to joining academia, he worked in international accounting and finance with an affiliate of Banque Nationale de Paris in Mexico City and with Eli Lilly and Company in the U.S. In 2004, he received a three year grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development for a program on agribusiness and economic development in Mexico.




  • IFRS
  • International Accounting



"Budgeting for International Operations: Impact on and Integration with Strategic Planning," (with Kenneth W Milani),  Management Accounting Quarterly, 12, August30, 2011, 1-13.

"NAFTA and the Campesinos - The Impact of NAFTA on Small-Scale Agricultural Producers in Mexico and Prospects for Change,"  University of Scranton Press, November01, 2008, 184.

"Un Modelo para el Desarrollo de Capacidades Empresariales en Productores Agricolas de Pequeña Escala (A Model for the development of entrepreneurial skills for small agricultural producers ," (with Adrian De Leon Arias , ),  Educación Global -- Asociación Mexicana para Educación Internacional, 11, June, 2007, 63-73.

"The Financial Performance, Capital Constraints, and Regulatory Reporting Environment of Cross Listed Firms: The Case of Mexico," (with Thomas Frecka, Paquita Friday),  International Journal of Accounting, Education and Research, 40, 2005, 30-Jan.

"Inflation Accounting and 20-F Reports. The Case of Mexico," (with Paquita Y. Davis-Friday),  Gary K. Meek, Editor -- Edward Elgar Publishing, 2004.

"Rivera, J.M. and Ken Milani “The Rigorous Business of Budgeting for International Operations,” Management Accountin, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 38-50.," (with , Kenneth W Milani),  Management Accounting Quarterly , 5, January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2004, 38-50.

"International Business Budgeting: Being Global Requires Rigor," (with Ken Milani),  Management Accounting Quarterly, 2002.

"Inflation Accounting and 20-F Disclosures. Evidence from Mexico," (with Paquita Y. Friday),  Accounting Horizons, 14, No. 2, 2000, 113-135.

"Contabilidad Gubernamental en los Estados Unidos,"  Interamerican Bulletin - Inter-American Accounting, 1999.

"El Enfoque Global en la Formacion del Contador Publico y el Administrador en los Estados Unidos,"  InterAmerica: Journal of the Inter-American Accounting Association, 1999.

"Mexico Under NAFTA: Accounting Information in a Changing Economy,"  Revista Forum Empresarial - University of Puerto Rico, 3, No 1, 1998, 16-Feb.

Book Articles and Chapters

Mexican Agriculture and NAFTA - Prospects for Change, (with Whiteford Scott University of Arizona), Scranton University Press (November01, 2008).

Mexican Agriculture and NAFTA - The Challenges Ahead, Scranton University Press (November01, 2008).

Multinational Agribusiness and Small Corn Producers in Rural Mexico: New Alternatives for Agricultural Development, Scranton University Press (November01, 2008).

The Impact of NAFTA on Small Producers in Mexico --Prospects for Change, (with Juan M. Rivera, Scott Whiteford, Chavez Chavez), University of Scranton Press (2006).


Juan M Rivera, University of Valladolid, SPAIN, Observatory of Human Rights and Social Development , Valladolid, SPAIN, "The Social Entreprise as a New Model for Job Creation and Poverty Alleviation," (January10, 2012).

Juan M Rivera, Annual Conference , World Accounting Case Research and Application , Seville, Spain, "The Azul Lavanda Social Enterprise in Rural Mexico ," (January4, 2012).

Juan M Rivera, 9th Annual Creative Teaching Conference -- World Academic Case Research Association, Bolzano, Italy, "United States - Mexico Internships: Exchanges and Scholarship Programs," ( 2006).

Juan M Rivera, Business Assocation of Latin American Studies (BALAS), Business Association of Latin American Studies , Lima, Peru, "TIES: A Case of Cooperation on Rural Development and Small Business Entrepreneurs," (May12, 2006).

Juan M Rivera, Reseach Symposium for Spanish Accounting Academics, Harvard University, "Corporate Governance in the New Millenium -- Issues and Challenges," ( 2005).

Juan M Rivera, Migration and Theology: An International Conference, University of Notre Dame, "Migration Paths in a Global Market Place," ( 2004).

Juan M Rivera, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile, "A Comparison of International Accounting Standards and Financial Accounting Standards in the USA," ( 2004).

Juan M Rivera, Business Association of Latin American Studies Annual Conference, Sao Paulo, Brazil, April, "Multinational Agribusiness and Small Corn Producers in Rural Mexico. New Alternatives for Agricultural Development," ( 2003).

Juan M Rivera, "The Impact of Inflation Accounting on U.S. Investors: Evidence from Mexican Firms Traded as American Depositary Receipts," ( 1999).

Juan M Rivera, "The Impact of Voluntary Accounting Disclosures on the Value of the Firm: Evidence from Latin American Issuers in U.S. Capital Markets," ( 1999).


"On the Convergence of International and U.S. GAAP."

"The Social Enterprise- Measures and accounting for its social benefits."