Mendoza School of Business

Stephannie Larocque

Notre Dame Associate Professor of Accountancy
  398 Mendoza College of Business
  • Biography
  • Background
  • Publications
  • Awards

Dr. Stephannie Larocque is the Notre Dame Associate Professor of Accountancy and the EY Faculty Fellow at the Mendoza College of Business. Professor Larocque is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario (B.A. Hon.) and the University of Toronto (Ph.D.) as well as a CFA charterholder. A former equity research analyst, Dr. Larocque's research now encompasses empirical capital markets including analysts' forecasts, private equity funds, and cost of equity capital estimation. Her research has been published in journals including The Accounting Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Journal of Financial Reporting. She is a member of the Editorial Board for Contemporary Accounting Research, and was recently elected as Incoming President of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) of the American Accounting Association. Professor Larocque teaches Evaluating Financial Performance (EMBA 60601) and Introductory Financial Accounting (ACCT 20100), and previously taught Data Analytics in Accounting (ACCT 30280) and in the Girls Who Invest summer program. She is a 2018 recipient of the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
Her surname is pronounced "La-Rock".

Ph D, University of Toronto
BA, University of Western Ontario

Areas of Expertise
Financial Accounting

Editorial Boards
Editorial Board Member
Contemporary Accounting Research
April 15, 2020

Editorial Board Member
FARS Financial Accounting Reporting Section
September, 2017 - January, 2019

Accountancy I
Decision Processes in Accounting
"Are Earnings Forecasts Informed by Proxy Statement Compensation Disclosures?", (With Melissa Martin, Beverly Walther), Contemporary Accounting Research, 37, 2020

"Managers’ Cost of Equity Capital Estimates: Empirical Evidence", (With Alastair Lawrence, Kevin Veenstra), Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, 2018

"Forecasting Taxes: New Evidence from Analysts", (With Brian Bratten, Cristi Gleason, Lil Mills), The Accounting Review, 92, 2017

"Analysts' Choice of Peer Companies", (With Gus De Franco, Ole-Kristian Hope), Review of Accounting Studies, 20, 2015

"The Effect of Disclosure on the Pay-Performance Relation", (With Ole-Kristian Hope, Gus De Franco), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 32, 2013

"I/B/E/S Reported Actual EPS and Analysts’ Inferred Actual EPS", (With Larry Brown), The Accounting Review, 88, 2013

"FARS Conference Top Picks of the 20 FARS Editors", Financial Accounting and Reporting Section; American Accounting Association, 2020

"Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2018", University of Notre Dame, 2018

"Office of the Dean Mission Award", Mendoza College of Business, 2017

"EY Faculty Fellow", Ernst & Young, 2013