PEER REVIEWED PUBLISHED RESEARCH ARTICLES (Financial Times Ranking articles are highlighted in BOLD):

(1) Felix, R., S. Mansi, and M. Pevzner (2024). Audit Committee–CEO Political Dissimilarity and Financial Reporting Quality. Forthcoming, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.

(2) Felix, R., Khavis, J., and M. Pevzner (2024). The effects of Local Newspaper Closures on Nonprofits Executive Compensation. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, January 2024. SSRN version(

(3) McKenna, F., Pevzner, M., Sheneman A., and T. Zach (2022). “Corruption in the Auditor Inspection Process: The Case of KPMG and the PCAOB”. Forthcoming, Issues in Accounting Education

(4) Chang, Y., A. Duru, Y. Fan, C. Pirinski, and M. Pevzner (2022).  Terrorism Activities and Long-Term Management Earnings Forecasts. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 41(3), 1-22

(5) Felix, R., M. Pevzner and M. Zhao (2021). Cultural Diversity of Audit Committees and Firms’ Financial Reporting QualityAccounting Horizons, 35 (3): 143–159 

(6) Chi, W., L. Lisic, L. Myers, M. Pevzner and T. Siedel (2022). Does Visibility of an Engagement Partner’s Association with Recent Client Restatements Increase Fee Pressures from Non-Restating Clients? Accounting Horizons, 36(2), 19-45 

(7) Pevzner, M., Radhakrishnan, S., and C. Seethamraju (2022). Macroeconomic Outlook Optimism and Analysts’ Four-Quarter-Ahead Quarterly Earnings Forecast Optimism. Forthcoming, Asian-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics.

(8) Kim, JB, M. Pevzner and X. Xin (2019). Foreign Institutional Ownership and Auditor Choice: Evidence from Worldwide Institutional Ownership .  Journal of International Business Studies, 50(1), 83-110.  Available on SSRN at: 

(9) Golden, J., R. Mashruwala, and M. Pevzner (2020). Labor Heterogeneity and Asymetric Cost Behavior: An extensionManagement Accounting Research, 46 .

(10) Knechel, RM, N. Mintchik, M. Pevzner, and U. Velury (2019). The effects of generalized trust and civic cooperation on the Big N presence and audit fees across the globe .  Auditing: Journal of Practice and Theory,  38(1), 193-219 Available on SSRN at:

(11) Chi, W., L. Lisic, L. Myers, M. Pevzner and T. Siedel (2019).      The Consequences of Providing Low Quality Audits on Audit Partner Level. Journal of International Accounting Research, 18(3), 63-82 

(12) Felix, R., G. Gaynor, M. Pevzner and J. Williams (2017).Societal Trust and the Economic Behavior of Non-Profit Organizations

Advances in Accounting 39, 21-31 , Available on SSRN at:

(13) Pevzner, M., F. Xie, and X. Xin (2015). When FirmsTalk, Do Investors Listen? The Role of Trust in Stock Market Reactions toCorporate Earnings Announcements.  Journal of Financial EconomicsJuly 2015.; SSRN Version:

(14) Pevzner, M. and G. Gaynor (2016). The Impact of Internal Control Weaknesses on Firms’ Cash Policies .  International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, 12(4), 396-421.  

(15) Kitching, K., R. Mashruwala, and M. Pevzner (2016). Culture and cost-behavior: a cross-country studyThe International Journal of Accounting, 51(3), 402-417. 

(16) Aier, JK, L. Chen and M. Pevzner (2014). Debtholders’ Demand for Conservatism: Evidence from Changes in Directors Fiduciary DutiesJournal of Accounting Research 52(5), 993-1027 (lead article); SSRN Version

(17) Hackenbrack, K., Jenkins, N., & Pevzner, M. (2014). Relevant but delayed information in negotiated audit fee. Auditing: Journal of Practice and Theory, 33(4), 95-117; SSRN Version:

(18) Knechel, W.R, Krishan G., Pevzner, M., Shefchik, L., and U. Velury (2013). Audit Quality Indicators: Insights from Academic Literature. PCAOB Synthesis Project.  Auditing: Journal of Practice and Theory, Volume 32, Supplement 1;  2016 AJPT Best Paper Award

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(19) Chen, L., Krishnan, G., & Pevzner, M. (2012). Pro-Forma Disclosures, Audit Fees, and Auditor ResignationsJournal of Accounting and Public Policy, 31(3), 237-257 (lead article).

(20) Krishnan, G., Pevzner, M., & Sengupta, P. (2012). How Do Auditors View Managers’ Voluntary Disclosure Strategy? The Effect of Management Guidance on Audit FeesJournal of Accounting and Public Policy, 31(5), 492-515

(21) Gopalan, R., Kadan, O., & Pevzner, M. (2012). Asset Liquidity and Stock LiquidityJournal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis47(2),333-364

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(22) Chi, W., Lisic, L., & Pevzner, M. (2011). Is Enhanced Audit Quality Associated with Greater Real Earnings Management? Accounting Horizons, 25(2), 315-335.  

(23) Gupta, M., Pevzner, M., & Seethamraju, C. (2010).  The Implications of Absorption Cost Accounting and Production Decisions for Future Firm Performance and Valuation.   Contemporary Accounting Research, 28(3), Fall 2010, pp.1-34 

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(24) Kim, B. H. & Pevzner, M. (2010).Conditional Accounting Conservatism and Future Negative Surprises: An Empirical InvestigationJournal of Accounting and Public Policy 29, 311-329 (lead article).


(1) Matkaluk, L., N. Newton, M. Pevzner, and A. Zimmerman (2024). The role of international experience in audit partners’ careers. SSRN link: 

(2) Matkaluk, L., N. Newton, M. Pevzner, and A. Zimmerman (2024). The effect of audit partner national office experience on audit and career outcomes.

(3) McKenna, F., Pevzner, M., Sheneman A., and T. Zach (2020). McKenna, F., Pevzner, M., Sheneman A., and T. Zach (2020). Economic Consequences of Auditor Reputation Loss: Evidence from the Audit Inspection Scandal.

(4)  McKenna, F., Pevzner, M., Sheneman A., and T. Zach (2022). “Deconstructing PCAOB: Anatomy of Failure ?” Also available at: . 

(5) Jenkins, N., M. Pevzner and S. Zhang (2019). Working Paper. Informativeness of Discretionary Disclosures of Goodwill Slack . Available on SSRN at: