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James (“Robbie”) Moon, Jr.

Assistant Professor    
Education
  • Ph.D., accounting, Florida State University
  • MBA, accounting and internal audit, Louisiana State University
  • B.S., electrical engineering, Louisiana State University
Specializations
  • financial reporting and voluntary disclosure
  • firm valuation
  • executive compensation
  • auditing
  • financial accounting
Biography

Robbie is an assistant professor with research interests in capital markets and auditing and teaches intermediate accounting. He works on a variety of research topics relating to firms’ voluntary and mandatory disclosures and the intersection of audit and financial accounting research. Robbie’s research has been published in Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory and the Journal of Financial Reporting. Prior to entering academics, he worked for nearly five years in the advisory practice at KPMG LLP in the firm’s Atlanta office. Robbie is a licensed CPA in the state of Georgia and also holds a CIA certification. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Lindsay, and his three children, James, Michael, and Ann Marie.

Publications
  • Allee, K.D., M.D. DeAngelis and J.R. Moon. “Registered Report Proposal: Disclosure ‘Scriptability’.” In-principle acceptance at Journal of Accounting Research.
  • Heflin, Frank L., James R. Moon, Jr., and Dana M. Wallace. 2016. “A Re-Examination of the Cost of Capital Benefits from Higher Quality Disclosure.” Journal of Financial Reporting 1 (1): 65-95 (inaugural issue, accompanying commentary by Michael Welker).
  • Blay, Allen D., James R. Moon, Jr., and Jeffrey S. Patterson. 2016. “There’s No Place Like Home: The Influence of Prior Home-State Going-Concern Reporting Rates on First-Time Going-Concern Opinion Propensity and Accuracy.” Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 35 (2): 23-51.