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Events | Brian White

Brian White

Brian White

University of Illinois at Urbana-­Champaign

When: Tuesday January 24th

Time: 3:30- 5:00

Where: GSB 2.120

Brian White, CPA, began the PhD program in 2008. Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, a Master’s degree in African Studies from the University of Edinburgh and an MBA from Manchester Business School. Prior to joining the PhD program, he served as Finance Director for a privately held retail firm based in Liverpool, England. Brian’s primary research interest lies in investigating behavioral questions related to financial and managerial accounting, with a specific focus on the role of heuristic judgment and emotion. Outside of work, he enjoys running, skiing and entertaining friends and family with his wife and three young children.

He will be presenting his paper: Estimate-related Disclosures, Investor Mindset and the Illusion of Precision in Financial Statement Estimates