• 343 Citations
1974 …2019

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Research Interests

Professor Magee's research has focused on the use of accounting information in contracting relationships and in facilitating decision making and control within organizations. He has also written about the market for audit services, the effects of auditors' fee structures on their independence, and the use of cost allocations in motivating managerial behavior and assessing product profitability. Professor Magee's recent research has examined the effects of political pressure on the standard-setting process in accounting.

Education/Academic qualification

Accounting, PhD, Cornell University

… → 1974

Quantitative Methods for Management Decision Making, MS, Cornell University

… → 1972

Mathematics, AB, Cornell University

… → 1969

Research interests

  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Disclosure/Statements

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Research Output

Voting over Disclosure Standards

Bertomeu, J., Magee, R. P. & Schneider, G., Jan 1 2019, In : European Accounting Review. 28, 1, p. 45-70 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Mandatory disclosure and asymmetry in financial reporting

    Bertomeu, J. & Magee, R. P., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Accounting and Economics. 59, 2-3, p. 284-299 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 16 Scopus citations

    Political pressures and the evolution of disclosure regulation

    Bertomeu, J. & Magee, R. P., Jun 1 2015, In : Review of Accounting Studies. 20, 2, p. 775-802 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 8 Scopus citations

    Financial Accounting

    Dyckman, T. R., Magee, R. P. & Pfeiffer, G. M., 2014, 4th ed. Cambridge Business Publishers.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    From low-quality reporting to financial crises: Politics of disclosure regulation along the economic cycle

    Bertomeu, J. & Magee, R. P., Nov 1 2011, In : Journal of Accounting and Economics. 52, 2-3, p. 209-227 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 39 Scopus citations