School of Accountancy
Ph.D. - University of Washington
M.Acc. - Brigham Young University
B.S. - Brigham Young University
Security analysts; management guidance; whistleblowing
Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2013-present
University of Georgia: 2007-2013
Ayers, B.C., A.C. Call, and C.M. Schwab. Do Analysts' Cash Flow Forecasts Encourage Managers to Improve the Firm's Cash Flows? Evidence from Tax Planning. Conditionally accepted at Contemporary Accounting Research.
Call, A.C., S. Kedia, and S. Rajgopal. 2016. Rank and File Employees and the Discovery of Misreporting: The Role of Stock Options. Journal of Accounting and Economics 62 (2-3): 277-300.
Brown, L.D., A.C. Call, M.B. Clement, and N.Y. Sharp. 2016. The Activities of Buy-Side Analysts and the Determinants of Their Stock Recommendations. Journal of Accounting and Economics 62 (1): 139-156.
Call, A.C., M. Hewitt, T. Shevlin, and T.L. Yohn. 2016. Firm-specific Estimates of Differential Persistence and their Incremental Usefulness for Forecasting and Valuation. The Accounting Review 91 (3): 811-833.
Brown, L.D., A.C. Call, M.B. Clement, and N.Y. Sharp. 2015. Inside the "Black Box" of Sell-Side Financial Analysts. Journal of Accounting Research 50 (1): 1-47.
Call, A.C., S. Chen, B. Miao, and Y.H. Tong. 2014. Short-Term Earnings Guidance and Accrual-Based Earnings Management. Review of Accounting Studies 19 (2): 955-987.
Call, A.C., S. Chen, and Y.H. Tong. 2013. Are Analysts' Cash Flow Forecasts Naive Extensions of Their Own Earnings Forecasts? Contemporary Accounting Research 30 (2): 438-465.
Bowen, R.M., A.C. Call, and S. Rajgopal. 2010. Whistle-Blowing: Target Firm Characteristics and Economic Consequences. The Accounting Review 85 (4): 1239-1271.
Call, A.C., S. Chen, and Y.H. Tong. 2009. Are Analysts' Earnings Forecasts More Accurate When Accompanied by Cash Flow Forecasts? Review of Accounting Studies 14 (2-3): 358-391.
Research and Teaching Awards
2016 Dean's Excellence Award
2015 Mary and Scott Donaldson Excellence in Teaching Award
2015 FARS Midyear Meeting Best Paper Award, Finalist (with L. Brown, M. Clement, and N. Sharp)
2014 FARS Midyear Meeting Best Paper Award, Finalist (with L. Brown, M. Clement, and N. Sharp)
2012 McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting and Ethics (with S. Kedia and S. Rajgopal)
2012 Percy B. Yeargan (Beta Alpha Psi) Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2012 University of Georgia Outstanding Teacher
2011 Percy B. Yeargan (Beta Alpha Psi) Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2011 University of Georgia Outstanding Teacher
2009 Percy B. Yeargan (Beta Alpha Psi) Outstanding Teacher of the Year
2009 University of Georgia Outstanding Teacher
2008 McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting and Ethics (with R. Bowen and S. Rajgopal)
2006 National Winners (1st Place), PwC xFAC Competition (with M. Hewitt and D. Shores)
2000 Glen E. Hill Future Educator Award, Brigham Young University
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ACC 440 - External Reporting II
Continuation of ACC 340 with emphasis on the recognition, research, and resolution of financial reporting issues.