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Eric Chan

Eric Chan
CBA 4M.234 (512) 471-5529

Assistant Professor


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Eric Chan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting. He received his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh and B.S. degrees in Accounting and Finance from the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., he worked as a senior auditor for Ernst &Young in Washington, DC. Professor Chan currently teaches the Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting in the McCombs Business Honors Program. His research focuses on using experimental methods to examine issues related to incentive contracting, performance measurement and evaluation, and managerial decision-making.


Eric Chan. 2018. Promotion, Relative Performance Information, and the Peter Principle. The Accounting Review 93(3), 83-103.

Professional Awards

Fryrear Doctoral Fellowship ($25,000)2015
AAA / Deloitte / J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow2013
Ernst & Young Education Excellence Award Scholarship2004