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Eric Horne

Assistant Professor of Accounting


Eric R Horne, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the University's Accounting Department. Professor Horne conducts financial archival research that investigates corporate governance, ethics, and firms’ relationships with non-owners. He works extensively with data hand-collected from government and regulatory sources, as well as hand-matched data regarding corporate debt. His current work examines whether financial misrepresentation and severe misconduct against non-owners are complements or substitutes, as well as the role of debt covenants in corporate governance. His interests extend to debt contracting, financial reporting quality, reputation, corporate social responsibility, lobbying, and labor relations.


  • Ph.D. University of Washington, 2018
  • M.S.B.A. University of Washington, 2017
  • B.A. in Philosophy, Honors College, Washington State University, 2000