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Schonberger, Bryce

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research overview

  • Bryce Schonberger is an Assistant Professor in Accounting at the Leeds School of Business. Bryce is interested in how economic factors account for patterns in disclosure and financial reporting quality across firms. Specifically, his research investigates how raising capital, such as via an initial public or seasoned equity offering, shapes firms’ accrual and corporate disclosure policies. In conducting his research, Bryce employs research settings and methodological tools, including entropy balancing, designed to facilitate causal inference. His research also examines how firm-level accounting information is interpreted and used by market participants in response to macroeconomic conditions, such as growth in real output or economic policy uncertainty.


  • voluntary disclosure, causal inference, accounting information at the macroeconomic level, financial reporting quality, accounting information and asset prices/volatility, networks, equity issuance


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courses taught

  • ACCT 3230 - Corporate Financial Reporting 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021 / Spring 2022 / Spring 2023 / Spring 2024
    Second in a two-course sequence building and extending detailed knowledge of preparation, analysis and use of financial statements.
  • ACCT 7830 - Doctoral Seminar: Accounting Research
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2023
    Designed to assist the doctoral student in integrating courses and fields of study in order to be able to apply knowledge and skills to problems in accounting. Special attention given to the development of thesis topics.


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