Christian Leuz

Chris Leuz

Christian Leuz is the Joseph Sondheimer Professor of International Economics, Finance and Accounting at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Fellow at the at the European Corporate Governance Institute, Wharton's Financial Institution Center, Goethe Universität Frankfurt's Center for Financial Studies, and the CESifo Research Network.

He studies the role of disclosure and transparency in capital markets and other settings, the effects of regulation, international accounting as well as corporate governance and corporate financing decisions. His work has been published in top accounting and finance journals.

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Recent

"On the Economics of Audit Partner Tenure and Rotation: Evidence from PCAOB Data," with Brandon Gipper and Luzi Hail, The Accounting Review, forthcoming.

"Public Audit Oversight and Reporting Credibility: Evidence from the PCAOB Inspection Regime," with Brandon Gipper and Mark Maffett, Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming.

"Reproducibility in Accounting Research: Views of the Research Community," with Luzi Hail and Mark H. Lang, Journal of Accounting Research, 58 (2020), 519-543.

"Adoption of CSR and Sustainability Reporting Standards: Economic Analysis and Review," with Hans Bonde Christensen and Luzi Hail (2019).

"Mandated Financial Reporting and Corporate Innovation," with Matthias Breuer and Steven Vanhaverbeke (2019)

"Going the Extra Mile, Distant Lending, and Credit Cycles," with Joao Granja and Raghuram Rajan (2018)

"Evidence-Based Policymaking: Promise, Challenges and Opportunities for Accounting and Financial Markets Research," Accounting and Business Research, 48 (2018), 582-608.

"Who Falls Prey to the Wolf of Wall Street? Investor Participation in Market Manipulation," with Steffen Meyer, Maximilian Muhn, Eugene Soltes, and Andreas Hackethal (2017)

"The Economics of Disclosure and Financial Reporting Regulation: Evidence and Suggestions for Future Research," with Peter Wysocki, Journal of Accounting Research, 54 (2016), 525-622.

Contact

The University of Chicago
Booth School of Business
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

phone: (773) 834-1996

email: Christian.Leuz@chicagobooth.edu

assistant: Kari Greenswag, Kari.Greenswag@chicagobooth.edu, (773) 702-0415