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James Myers

James N.  Myers


Ralph L. McQueen Distinguished Chair in Accounting

Department of Accounting
Office: WCOB454
(479) 575-6132


  • BSBA, University of Arizona, Accounting, 1989
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Accounting, 1997

Research Interests

  • Disclosure, capital markets, and market efficiency
  • Earnings management
  • Valuation

Teaching Interests

  • Financial Accounting
  • Capital markets research


Editorial Review Boards 1999 – Present The Accounting Review; 2006 – Present Accounting Horizons; 2000 – 2005 International Journal of Accounting Academic Experience Joined the University of Arkansas in 2008 Associate Professor, Texas A&M University 2005 – 2008 Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 2001 – 2005 Assistant Professor, University of Washington 1996 – 2001
Ying Cao, James Myers, Linda Myers, Thomas Omer, (2015). Company Reputation and the Cost of Equity Capital,Review of Accounting Studies, 20 (1): 42-81
Michael Drake, James Myers, Linda Myers, Michael Stuart, (in press). Short Sellers and the Informativeness of Stock Prices with Respect to Future Earnings, Review of Accounting Studies
Mark Bradshaw, Michael Drake, James Myers, Linda Myers, (2012). A Re-examination of Analysts’ Superiority Over Time-Series Forecasts of Annual Earnings,Review of Accounting Studies, 17 (4): 357–384
T.J. Atwood, Michael Drake, James Myers, Linda Myers, (2012). Home Country Tax System Characteristics and Corporate Tax Avoidance: International Evidence,The Accounting Review, 87 (6): 1831-1860
T.J. Atwood, Michael Drake, James Myers, Linda Myers, (2011). Do Earnings Reported Under IFRS Tell Us More about Future Earnings and Cash Flows?,Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 30 (2): 103-121
Michael Drake, James Myers, Linda Myers, (2009). Disclosure Quality and the Mispricing of Accruals and Cash Flow,Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 24 (3)
David  Hirshleifer, James Myers, Linda Myers, Siew Hong  Teoh, (2008). Do Individual Investors Cause Post-Earnings Announcement Drift?: Direct Evidence from Personal Trades,The Accounting Review, 83 (6): 1551-1569
James Myers, Linda Myers, Douglas Skinner, (2007). Earnings Momentum and Earnings Management,Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 22: 249-284
James Myers, Linda Myers, Thomas Omer, (2003). Exploring the Term of the Auditor-Client Relationship and the Quality of Earnings: A Case for Mandatory Auditor Rotation? ,Accounting Review 78 (3): 779-799
M Hanlon, James Myers, T Shevlin, (2003). Dividend taxes and firm valuation: a re-examination ,Journal of Accounting and Economics, 35 (2): 119-153
Dennis Chambers, James Myers, (2002). Discussion of the Paper “Earnings Management of Seasoned Equity Offering Firms in Korea,International Journal of Accounting,
James Myers, (2000). Discussion of The Feltham-Ohlson (1995) Model: Empirical Implications,Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 15 (3): 332-335
CLMC Lee, James Myers, B Swaminathan, (1999). What is the intrinsic value of the dow? ,Journal of Finance, 54 (5): 1693-1741
James Myers, (1999). Implementing residual income valuation with linear information dynamics ,Accounting Review 74 (1): 1-28
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