Peter Easton


Professor

Peter  Easton

Contact Information

Endowed Position

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

Biography

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

Corporate Valuation

Financial Statement Analysis

Education

BS, Agricultural Science, University of Adelaide

BS, Economics, University of Adelaide

Diploma, University of New England

Diploma, University of South Australia

Ph D, University of California, Berkeley

Teaching

Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements

Publications

"Financial Reporting: An Enterprise Operations Perspective", to appear in Journal of Financial Reporting, 2016.

"Review of Recent Research on Improving Earnings Forecasts and Evaluating Accounting-based Estimates of the Expected Rate of Return on Equity Capital", (with Steven Monahan), to appear in Abacus, forthcoming, 2016.

"The Market Pricing of Other-than-Temporary-Imapirments", (with Brad Badertscher, Jeffery Burks), The Accounting Review, 89, 2014.

"Dissecting Earnings Recognition Timeliness", (with Ryan Ball), Journal of Accounting Research, 51, 2013.

"A Convenient Scapegoat: Fair Value Accounting by Commercial Banks During the Financial Crisis", (with Jeffery Burks, Brad Badertscher), The Accounting Review, 87, 2012.

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

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

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

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

"Use of Forecasts of Earnings to Estimate and Compare Cost of Capital Across Regimes", Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, 33, 2006.

Books

"Financial Accounting for MBAs", (with John Wild, Robert Halsey, Mary McAnally), Cambridge Publishing, 2015

"Financial and Management Accounting for MBAs", (with Robert Halsey, Mary McAnally, Al Hartgraves, Wayne Morse), Cambridge Business Publishers, 2015

"Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation", (with Mary McAnally, Greg Sommers, Xiao-Jun Zhang, ), Cambridge Publishing, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

"Financial Accounting", (with Thomas Dyckman, Glenn Pfeiffer), Cambridge Business Publishers, 2007

Presentations

Limpberg Institute, "Workshop" (December 2015).

Limpberg Institute, "Workshop" (December 2014).

Limpberg Institute, "Workshop" (December 2013).

Tilburg University, "" (September 2013).

Limpberg Institute, "Workshop" (December 2012).

Tilburg University, "" (November 2012).

American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, "" (August 2012).

2012 CARE Conference, "" (June 2012).

London Business School, "" (June 2012).

University of Iowa, "" (May 2012).

University of Chicago Booth School of Business, "" (April 2012).

Limpberg Institute, "" (December 2011).

University of Iowa, "" (December 2011).

Tilburg University, "" (October 2011).

London Business School, "" (June 2011).

Louisiana State University, "" (June 2011).

The 5th Tel Aviv International Conference in Accounting, "" (June 2011).

2011 CARE Conference, "" (April 2011).

Boston University, "" (December 2010).

Michigan State University, "" (October 2010).

Tilburg University, "" (October 2010).

Indiana University, "" (September 2010).

University of Texas, Austin, "" (September 2010).

University of Washington, "" (September 2010).

Louisiana State University, "" (August 2010).

University of Houston, "" (July 2010).

London Business School, "" (June 2010).

Yale University, "" (June 2010).

2010 CARE Conference, "" (April 2010).

Bocconi University, "" (December 2009).

National University of Singapore, "" ( 2009).

Seoul National University, "" ( 2009).

University of Illinois, Chicago Campus, "" ( 2009).

University of Miami, "" ( 2009).

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

Tilburg University, "" (October 2009).

American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, "" (August 2009).

University of Chicago Booth School of Business, "" (August 2009).

Korea Financial Supervisory Commission, "" (July 2009).

Korean Accounting Association, "" (July 2009).

Korean Accounting Standards Board, "" (July 2009).

University of Melbourne, "" (July 2009).

2009 CARE Conference, "" (May 2009).

4th Annual Accounting Research Symposium, "" ( 2008).

Ball and Brown Tribute Conference, "" ( 2008).

College of William and Mary, "" ( 2008).

Limpberg Institute, "" ( 2008).

Northwestern University, "" ( 2008).

Seoul National University, "" ( 2008).

Stanford Summer Camp, "" ( 2008).

Tilburg University, "" ( 2008).

University of Chicago, "" ( 2008).

University of Cincinnati, "" ( 2008).

University of Colorado, "" ( 2008).

University of Melbourne, "" ( 2008).

University of New South Wales, "" ( 2008).

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

American Accounting Association Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Annual Meetings, "" ( 2007).

Baruch College, "" ( 2007).

Contemporary Accounting Research 22nd Annual Conference, "" ( 2007).

Limpberg Institute, "" ( 2007).

National University of Singapore, "" ( 2007).

Pennsylvania State University, "" ( 2007).

University of California - Riverside, "" ( 2007).

University of Macedonia, "" ( 2007).

University of Melbourne, "" ( 2007).

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

University of Texas - Dallas, "" ( 2007).