Sidney Davidson Professor of Accounting, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Ph.D., economics, Graduate School of Business, the University of Chicago
Summary of Experience:
Professor Ball is one of the world's leading experts on the relation between financial disclosures and stock prices. His research with Philip Brown on earnings and stock prices received the American Accounting Association's inaugural award for Seminal Contributions to the Accounting Literature. Professor Ball is the author of over 80 papers and has held numerous editorial leadership positions. He is co-editor of Journal of Accounting Research; former editor of Journal of Accounting and Economics; and was founding editor of Australian Journal of Management. He is associate editor of Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics; member of the editorial board of European Accounting Review; former associate editor of Journal of Banking and Finance; and a former editorial board member of Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. He is a trustee of Harbor Funds.