Mendoza School of Business

Thomas Schaefer

KPMG Professor of Accountancy
  389A Mendoza College of Business
  • Biography
  • Background
  • Publications
  • Books
  • Awards

Professor Schaefer holds a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Illinois. He served as Chairman of the Department of Accountancy at the University of Notre Dame from 1998 to 2007. Professor Schaefer is a co-author of Advanced Accounting, 13th edition, a textbook on accounting for mergers and acquisitions published by Irwin/McGraw-Hill.

BA, Northern Illinois University
MS, University of Illinois
Ph D, University of Illinois

Areas of Expertise
Business Performance Measures
Financial Reporting
Business Combinations

Accounting for Mergers and Acquisitions
Accountancy in the United Kingdom
"Using Rubrics to Assess Accounting Learning Goal Achievement", (With Jennifer Stevens), Issues in Accounting Education, 31, 2016

"Asset Sales or Loans: The Case of Lehman Brothers' Repo 105s", (With Chao-Shin Liu), Accounting Educators' Journal, XXI, 2011

"Analysts' Forecast Revisions and Firms' Research and Development Expenses", (With Jennifer Ho, Chao-Shin Liu), Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 28, 2007

"Accounting Conservatism and the Valuation of Accounting Numbers: Evidence on the Feltham-Ohlson (1996) Model", (With A. Ahmed, R. Morton), Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, 2000

"Implications of Investment Opportunities for the Pricing of Earnings", (With J. Jones, R. Morton), Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, II, 2000

"The Value-Relevance of SFAS No. 95 Cash Flows from Operations as Assessed by Security Returns", (With C. Cheng, C. Liu), Accounting Horizons, 1997

"Earnings Permanence and the Incremental Information Content of Cash Flows from Operations", (With C. Cheng, C. Liu), Journal of Accounting Research, 1996

"Advanced Accounting 12th ed", (With Hoyle, Doupnik), McGraw Hill Education, 2013

"Advanced Accounting 11th edition", (With Hoyle, Doupnik), McGraw Hill-Irwin, 2012

"Advanced Accounting, 10th edition", (With Hoyle, Doupnik), McGraw/Irwin, 2010

"Joseph A. Silvoso Faculty Merit Award", Federation of Schools of Accountancy, 2007