Reining Petacchi

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Biography | Selected Publications

“Capital Market Consequences of Audit Partner Quality.” Petacchi, Reining, Daniel Aobdia and Chan-Jane Lin Forthcoming

“Information Asymmetry and Capital Structure: Evidence from Regulation FD.” Petacchi, Reining. Forthcoming

“Public Pension Accounting Rules and Economic Outcomes.” Naughton, James, Reining Petacchi and Joseph Weber. Journal of Accounting and Economics Vol. 59, No. 2 (2015): 221-241. (2015)

The Influence of Elections on the Accounting Choices of Governmental Entities.” Kido, Nolan, Reining Petacchi and Joseph Weber. Journal of Accounting Research Vol. 50, No. 2 (2012): 443-476. (2012)

"Hedge Commitments and Agency Costs of Debt: Evidence from Interest Rate Protection Covenants and Accounting Conservatism," Anne Beatty, Reining Petacchi, and Haiwen Zhang. â€‹Review of Accounting Studies (September) 2012: 700-738.


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Tel: (617) 253-7084
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General Expertise
Accounting; Accounting standards; Auditing; Capital markets; Corporate disclosure practices; Disclosure; Financial regulation; Financial reporting; Pensions; Taiwan; United States