Francois Brochet is an associate professor of accounting at Boston University. Prior to joining BU, he was a professor at the Harvard Business School for six years, and a visiting professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management for one year. He received a MS in Management from HEC Paris in 2001, and his PhD from New York University in 2007. Prior to entering academia, he worked in M&A advisory for LCF Rothschild in Paris, and buy-side equity research for Commerzbank in Frankfurt, and Allianz Asset Management in Munich.

    Education
  • PhD, New York University, 2007
  • MS, HEC School of Management, 2001
    Publications
  • Brochet, F., Miller, G., Naranjo, P., Yu, G. (In Press) "Managers' cultural background and disclosure attributes", The Accounting Review
  • Brochet, F. (In Press) "Aggregate Insider Trading and Market Returns: The Role of Transparency", Journal of Business, Finance & Accounting
  • Brochet, F., Kolev, K., Lerman, A. (2018) "Information Transfer and Conference Calls", Review of Accounting Studies, 23 (3), 907-957
  • Brochet, F., Naranjo, P., Yu, G. (2016) "The Capital Market Consequences of Language Barriers in the Conference Calls of Non-U.S. Firms", The Accounting Review, 91 (4), 1023-1049
  • Brochet, F., Loumioti, M., Serafeim, G. (2015) "Speaking of the Short-Term: Disclosure Horizon and Managerial Myopia", Review of Accounting Studies, 20 (3), 1122-1163
  • Brochet, F., Miller, G., Srinivasan, S. (2014) "Do Analysts Follow Managers that Switch Companies? An Analysis of Relationships in the Capital Markets", The Accounting Review, 89 (2), 451-482
  • Brochet, F., Srinivasan, S. (2014) "Accountability of Independent Directors: Evidence from Firms Subject to Securities Litigation", Journal of Financial Economics, 111 (2), 430-449
  • Brochet, F., Jagolinzer, A., Riedl, E., Jagolinzer, A. (2013) "Mandatory IFRS Adoption and Financial Statement Comparability", Contemporary Accounting Research, 30 (4), 1373-1400
  • Brochet, F., Nam, S., Ronen, J. (2012) "The Predictive Value of Accruals and Consequences for Market Anomalies", Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 27 (2), 151-176
  • Brochet, F., Loumioti, M., Serafeim, G. (2012) "Short-Termism: Don’t Blame Investors", Harvard Business Review, 6 (90)
  • Brochet, F., Faurel, L., McVay, S. (2011) "Manager-Specific Effects on Earnings Guidance: An Analysis of Top Executive Turnovers", Journal of Accounting Research, 49 (5), 1123-1162
  • Brochet, F. (2010) "The Information Content of Insider Trades Before and After the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002", The Accounting Review, 85 (2), 419-446
  • Brochet, F."Tokyo AFM", Harvard Business School Publishing
  • Brochet, F."Société Générale: The Jérôme Kerviel Affair", Harvard Business School Publishing
  • Brochet, F., Mabud, R."Securities Trading: Front-, Middle- and Back Office", Harvard Business School Publishing
  • Brochet, F., Palepu, K., Barley, L."Accounting for the iPhone at Apple, Inc.", Harvard Business School Publishing
  • Brochet, F., Kiron, D."Google and Earnings Guidance", Harvard Business School Publishing
  • Brochet, F., Weber, J."LinkedIn Corp.", Harvard Business School Publishing
  • Brochet, F., Srinivasan, S., Norris, M."Netflix: Valuing a New Business Model", Harvard Business School Publishing
  • Brochet, F., Palepu, K., Barley, L."Apple Inc. and the iPhone 4 Antenna Issue", Harvard Business School Publishing
  • Brochet, F., Misztal, K."Investindustrial exits Ducati", Harvard Business School Publishing
  • Brochet, F."Recognizing Online Revenue", Harvard Business School Publishing