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James N. Myers
Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Educational Background

Ph.D. Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1997.
B.S.B.A. Accounting,  University of Arizona, 1989.

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 2000.  Assistant professor of accounting, University of Washington, 1996-2000.

Recent Publications

Myers, J., Hanlon, M., & Shevlin, T. 2003. Dividend taxes and firm valuation: A re-examination. Journal of Accounting and Economics, 35 (2): 119-153.

Myers, J., Myers, L., & Omer, T. 2003. Exploring the term of the auditor-client relationship and the quality of earnings: A case for mandatory auditor rotation? The Accounting Review,78: 779-799.

Myers, J. 2002. Discussion of the paper: Earnings management of seasoned equity offering firms in Korea. International Journal of Accounting, 37: 79-83.

Myers, J. 2000. Discussion of the Feltham-Ohlson (1995) model: empirical implications. Journal Of Accounting, Auditing and Finance,15: 332-335.

Honors and Awards

Raymond A. Hoffman Faculty Excellence Award, 2003.

Academic Service

The Accounting Review and International Journal of Accounting.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in capital market research and financial reporting.

Contact Information:
215 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-4532

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