Faculty & Research
Faculty & Research
Easton, Peter D.
Visiting Thought Leader, CEIBS
Notre Dame Alumni Professor of Accountancy, University of Notre Dame
Professor Peter Easton is Notre Dame Alumni Professor of Accountancy and Academic Director of Center for Accounting Research and Education at University of Notre Dame. Professor Easton is also honored as Distinguished Professor at Limperg Institute and is elected as Member of Academic Advisory Board at Northern Trust Global Investments. He holds dual B.S. degree from University of Adelaide, Diploma from University of South Australia and University of New England, Ph.D. from University of California Berkeley.
Professor Easton’s research interest mainly lies in corporate valuation and financial statement analysis, cost analysis and earnings forecasts, enterprise operations strategy from accounting and financial perspective. His abundant research papers has been published on the leading journals such as Journal of applied corporate finance, Journal of Financial Reporting, Journal of Accounting Research, etc., several of his working papers is forthcoming. Besides, Professor Easton is the author of four books, which are all financial, accounting-related and are published by Cambridge Business Publisher. He is now serving as Editor-in-chief for Review of Accounting Studies, associate editor for another five leading and influential journals, including Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting and Business Research, Accounting and Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance. What’s more, he is also nominated as ad hoc reviewer for around ten journals.
Professor Easton is very prestigious and strong in the research area. Have been invited as the visiting Professor for several times at a number of different business school including University of Adelaide, University of New South Wales, University of Technology, he serves as consultant and gives executive education in many large companies including cornerstone research, Bain and Company, IBM (Australia), Charles River Associates, etc.