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Rachel Schwartz
Associate Professor of Accountancy

Educational Background

Ph.D., Accounting and Information Systems, J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, December 1994
M.B.A., The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Tel-Aviv University, July 1988
B.A., Economics and Accounting with distinction, Haifa University, July 1983

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 2003. Associate Professor of Accounting, John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University, 2000-2003. Assistant Professor of Accounting, John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University, 1993-2000. Research Fellow in Business, Law, and Economics Center, Washington University, 1995-1996. Lecturer, Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, 1991-1992. Lecturer, Economics, Haifa University, 1984-1988. Lecturer, Economics, Yad-Natan College, 1982-1984.

Recent Publications

Dopuch, N., King, R., & Schwartz, R. 2004. Contingent rents and auditorsí independence: Appearance vs. fact. Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics, June: 45-68.

Dopuch, N., King, R., & Schwartz, R. 2003. Independence in appearance and in fact: An experimental investigation. Contemporary Accounting Research, Spring: 79-114.

Dopuch, N., King, R., & Schwartz, R. 2001. An experimental investigation of retention and rotation requirements. Journal of Accounting Research, June: 93-117.

King, R., and Schwartz, R. 2000. An experimental investigation of auditorsí liability: Implications for social welfare and exploration of deviations from theoretical predictions. The Accounting Review, October: 429-451.

Dybvig, P., Gong, N., & Schwartz, R. 2000. Bias of damage awards and free options in securities litigation. Journal of Financial Intermediation, 9: 149-168.

Honors and Awards

Teacher of the Year, Executive Master of Manufacturing Management, John M. Olin School of Business, Washington University, 1999.

Contact Information:
302 N Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-0975
rschwart@uiuc.edu


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