Jimmy Downes

Jimmy Downes

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Assistant Professor
Accountancy
Education
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University, 2014
M.A.C.C., Kansas State University, 2008
B.S., Kansas State University, 2007
Biography
Dr. Jimmy Downes received his Ph.D. in accounting from the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University in 2014. Prior to receiving his Ph.D., Dr. Downes worked in public accounting for a Big 4 Firm for two years. He currently holds an active CPA license. His research interests include economic transactions of multinational firms, accounting for derivatives and international accounting. He teaches financial accounting. 

Recent Publications:

Campbell, J., J. Downes, and W. Schwartz. 2015. Do sophisticated investors use the information provided by the fair value of cash flow hedges? Review of Accounting Studies 20: 934-975.
 
Beyer, B., J. Downes, E. Rapley. 2017. Internal capital market inefficiencies, shareholder payout, and abnormal leverage, Journal of Corporate Finance, Volume 43, Pages 39-57
 
Cooper, L.A., J. Downes. R. Rao. 2017. Short term real earnings management prior to stock repurchases. Review of Quantitative Accounting and Finance. doi:10.1007/s11156-017-0624-2
  

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Contact Information

CoB 445 H
P.O. Box 880488
Lincoln, NE 68588-0488
Phone: 402-472-5152
Fax: 402-472-4100
downes@unl.edu

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