PETER FRANCIS POPE
Courses a.y. 2023/2024
41009 ACCOUNTING 6 - FINANCIAL REPORTING REGULATION AND CAPITAL MARKETS
41040 READING GROUP IN ACCOUNTING 1
I am Full Professor of Accounting at Bocconi University and Emeritus Professor of Accounting at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to joining Bocconi, I held positions as full professor at LSE, Cass (now Bayes) Business School in London, Lancaster Management School and Strathclyde Business School; and visiting professor positions at, inter alia, Chinese University Hong Kong, New York University, Monash University and University of California (Berkeley). I hold PhD and MA degrees from Lancaster University and a BCom degree from Liverpool University.
I have published extensively in leading journals including The Journal of Finance, The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies and Contemporary Accounting Research. I am a Senior Editor of Journal of Business Finance & Accounting.
I have served as the Academic Coordinator of the Institute of Quantitative Investment Research (INQUIRE) since 1991 and have served as a consultant to a number of firms in the investment management industry.
My research focuses on capital markets and international equity valuation, with particular reference to the role of fundamentals in pricing and the analysis of securities risk.
Analyst ability and research effort: non-EPS forecast provision as a research quality signal
REVIEW OF ACCOUNTING STUDIES, Forthcoming
Proactive financial reporting enforcement: audit fees and financial reporting quality effects
ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 95(2): 167-197., 2020
Reliability and relevance of fair values: private equity investments and investee fundamentals
REVIEW OF ACCOUNTING STUDIES, 24: 1427–1449, 2019
Real options models of the firm, capacity overhang, and the cross section of stock returns
THE JOURNAL OF FINANCE, 73(3): 1363-1415., 2018
Auditor university education: does it matter?
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 2022
Pension deficits and corporate financial policy: does accounting transparency matter?
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 30(4): 801-825, 2021
Forecasting risk in earnings
CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, 33(2): 487-525., 2016
The interplay between mandatory country-by-country reporting, geographic segment reporting, and tax havens: evidence from the European Union
JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING AND PUBLIC POLICY, 38(2): 106-129., 2019
Are international accounting standards more credit relevant than domestic standards?
ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS RESEARCH, 47(1): 1-29., 2017
Asymmetric persistence and the market pricing of accruals and cash flows
ABACUS, 52(1): 140-165., 2016