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W. Bruce Johnson

Professor
Sidney G. Winter Professor of Accounting

Accounting
W322  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994
Ph: 319-335-1048
Fax: 319-335-1956
E-mail: bruce-johnson@uiowa.edu

Academic History

  • PhD, Ohio State University, 1975
  • MS in Accounting, Ohio State University, 1973
  • BS, University of Oregon, 1970

Expertise

  • Applied equity valuation
  • Corporate financial reporting
  • Financial statement analysis

    Selected Publications

    • Understanding Accounting Measurements, initial draft of book (approximately 15 chapters completed), W. Bruce Johnson
    • Financial Reporting & Analysis, 6th Edition, Lawrence Revsine, Daniel Collins, W. Bruce Johnson, Fred Mittlesteadt, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2014 - Publication Details Forthcoming
    • The Role of Litigation-Related Loss Contingency Disclosures in Price Discovery, coauthored with Cristi Gleason and Justin Wood (Ph. D. student), Cristi A. Gleason, W. Bruce Johnson
    • The Earnings Forecast Accuracy, Valuation Model Use and Price Target Performance of Sell-Side Equity Analysts, Cristi A. Gleason, W. Bruce Johnson, Haidan Li, Contemporary Accounting Research, 2013
    • Materiality Decisions and the Correction of Accounting Errors, Andrew A. Acito, Jeffrey J. Burkes, W. Bruce Johnson, The Accounting Review, vol 84, 2009, 659-688
    • The Contagion Effects of Accounting Restatements, W. Bruce Johnson, C. Gleason, N. Jenkins, The Accounting Review, vol 83, 2008, 83-110
    • Stock Repurchases as an Earnings Management Device, W. Bruce Johnson, P. Hribar, N. Jenkins, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2006
    • Are Investors Misled by "Pro Forma" Earnings?, W. Bruce Johnson, W. Schwartz, Contemporary Accounting Research, 2005

          Other Work

          • Financial Reporting & Analysis, 6th edition, Daniel W. Collins, Larry Revsine, W. Bruce Johnson, Fred Mittelstaedt, Leonard Soffer, McGraw-Hill, Irwin, 2013, 1122
          • Financial Reporting & Analysis, Lawrence Revsine, Daniel W. Collins, W. Bruce Johnson, Fred Mittelstaedt, McGraw-Hill, Irwin, 2011

                Professional Affiliations

                • Editorial Board Member, The Accounting Review, 2005 - 2008

                    Committees and Professional Service

                    • Accounting Standards Executive Committee, AICPA, 2008-2012