Orie Barron

Professor of Accounting, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP Research Fellow in Accounting, Director of Smeal College Schreyer Honors Program
Department: Accounting, Undergraduate Education
Office: 314 Business Building
Phone: 814-863-3230
Fax: 814-863-8393
E-mail: oeb1@psu.edu
Member of Faculty Since: 1997


Expertise

Financial disclosure and its regulation
Trading volume
Analysts forecasts
Auditing


Publication List

Linda Bamber and Doug Stevens, "Trading Volume around Earnings Announcements and Other Financial Reports: Theory, Research Design, Empirical Evidence, and Directions for Future Research", Contemporary Accounting Research, 28, pp. 431-471.

Mary Stanford and Yong Yu, "Further Evidence on the Relation between Analysts' Forecast Dispersion and Stock Returns", Contemporary Accounting Research, 26, pp. 329-357.

Donal Byard and Yong Yu, "Earnings Surprises that Spur Analysts to Make More Useful Forecasts", The Accounting Review, 83, pp. 303-325.

David Harris and Mary Stanford, "Evidence that Investors Trade Based on Private Event-Period Information Around Earnings Announcements", The Accounting Review, 80, pp. 403-422.

Jon Karpoff, "Information Prevision, Transaction Cost, and Trading Volume", Journal of Banking and Finance, 28, pp. 1207-1223.

Donal Byard and Oliver Kim, "Changes in Analysts' Information Around Earnings Announcements", The Accounting Review, 77, pp. 821-846.

Linda Bamber and Tom Stober, "Differential Interpretations and Trading Volume", Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 34, pp. 369-386.

Charles Kile and Terry O'Keefe, "MD&A Quality as Measured by the SEC and Analysts' Earnings Forecasts.", Contemporary Accounting Research, 16, pp. 75-109.

Oliver Kim, Steve Lim, and Doug Stevens, "Using Analysts' Forecasts to Measure Properties of Analysts' Information Environment", The Accounting Review, 73, pp. 421-433.

Pamela Stuerke, "Dispersion in Analysts' Forecasts as a Measure of Uncertainty", Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, 13, pp. 245-274.


Editorship

The Accounting Review
Journal of Accounting and Economics, Ad hoc Reviewer
Contemporary Accounting Research, Ad hoc Reviewer
Review of Accounting Studies, Ad hoc Reviewer
Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, Ad hoc Reviewer


Education

Ph.D., Accounting, University of Oregon,  1993 
M.B.A., Business Administration, Regent University,  1984 
B.A., Management & Technology, Western Washington University,  1981 
C.P.A., Washington State,  1988 


Courses

ACCTG 501, Research Methods in Accounting
B A 412H, Honors Integration and Research