PETER FRANCIS POPE

PETER FRANCIS POPE

Courses a.y. 2023/2024

Biographical note

Peter F. Pope is 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, he held positions as full professor at LSE, Cass (now Bayes) Business School in London, Lancaster Management School and Strathclyde Business School; and as visiting professor at international universities including Chinese University Hong Kong, New York University, Monash University and University of California (Berkeley). He holds PhD and MA degrees from Lancaster University and a BCom degree from Liverpool University. In 2024 he received the Anthony G. Hopwood Award for Academic Leadership from the European Accounting Association.


About

He has published extensively in leading accounting, finance and management journals including The Journal of FinanceThe Accounting ReviewJournal of Accounting ResearchReview of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research and Strategic Management Journal. I am a Senior Editor of Journal of Business Finance & Accounting.

He has served as the Academic Coordinator of the Institute of Quantitative Investment Research (INQUIRE) since 1991 and as a consultant in the investment management industry.


Research interests

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. 


Selected Publications

Pope, Peter F.; Wang, Tong
Analyst ability and research effort: non-EPS forecast provision as a research quality signal
REVIEW OF ACCOUNTING STUDIES, 2023

Florou, Annita; Morricone, Serena; Pope, Peter F.
Proactive financial reporting enforcement: audit fees and financial reporting quality effects
ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 95(2): 167-197., 2020

Ferreira, Petrus H.; Kräussl, Roman; Landsman, Wayne R.; Borysoff, Maria Nykyforovych; Pope, Peter F.
Reliability and relevance of fair values: private equity investments and investee fundamentals
REVIEW OF ACCOUNTING STUDIES, 24: 1427–1449, 2019

Aretz, Kevin; Pope, Peter F.
Real options models of the firm, capacity overhang, and the cross section of stock returns
THE JOURNAL OF FINANCE, 73(3): 1363-1415., 2018

Chu, Jenny; Florou, Annita; Pope, Peter F.
Auditor university education: does it matter?
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 2022

Kalogirou, Fani; Kiosse, Paraskevi V.; Pope, Peter F.
Pension deficits and corporate financial policy: does accounting transparency matter?
EUROPEAN ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 30(4): 801-825, 2021

Konstantinidi, Theodosia K.; Pope, Peter F.
Forecasting risk in earnings
CONTEMPORARY ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, 33(2): 487-525., 2016

Brown, Rodney J.; Jorgensen, Bjorn N.; Pope, Peter F.
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

Florou, Annita; Kosi, Urska; Pope, Peter F.
Are international accounting standards more credit relevant than domestic standards?
ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS RESEARCH, 47(1): 1-29., 2017

Konstantinidi, Theodosia; Kraft, Arthur; Pope, Peter F.
Asymmetric persistence and the market pricing of accruals and cash flows
ABACUS, 52(1): 140-165., 2016