Dennis J. Chambers
Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Department of Accountancy, College of Business

Degrees | Positions | Publications | Honors | Academic Service | Teaching/Research | Homepage
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 1996
M.B.A., University of California, Irvine, 1991
B.A., Westmont College, 1977
Positions Held
At the University of Illinois since 1996. Founder and manager of Chambers Property Services, Inc., a real estate brokerage and management firm, 1977-89.
Recent Publications
"Managerial Discretion and Accounting for Research and Development Costs," with R. Jennings and R. B. Thompson II, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance (forthcoming 2002). "Excess Returns to R&D-Intensive Firms," with R. Jennings and R. B. Thompson II, Review of Accounting Studies (September 2002). "A Discussion of the Paper 'Earnings Management of Seasoned Equity Offering Firms in Korea'," with James N. Myers, The International Journal of Accounting (forthcoming 2002). "Evidence on the Usefulness of Capital Expenditures as an Alternative Measure of Depreciation," with R. Jennings and R. B. Thompson II, Review of Accounting Studies (December 1999). Discussant's comments on "The Role of Research and Development in the Valuation of the Firm: Further Evidence," in Asset Valuation, S. A. Butler, ed. (Norman, OK: Center for Economic and Management Research, 1994).
Honors and Awards
Pac-10 Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 1996. AAA Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 1994. Deloitte and Touche Foundation Doctoral Fellow, 1993. University of Texas University Fellow, 1991-92. Beta Gamma Sigma, 1991
Teaching and Research
Teaches courses in financial accounting. Research interests include financial accounting, capital markets, valuation effects of accounting information, market valuation of loss firms.

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