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, 94 (3), 57-86
  • Brochet, F., Naranjo, P., Yu, G. (2019). "Executives’ English Skills Affect the Outcomes of Earnings Calls", Harvard Business Review
  • Brochet, F., Kolev, K., Lerman, A. (2018). "Information transfer and conference calls", Review of Accounting Studies [13806653], 23 (3)
  • Brochet, F., Heese, J., Johnson, C., Srinivasan, S. (2018). "Fair Value Accounting at Berkshire Hathaway Inc.", Harvard Business School Publishing
  • Brochet, F., Naranjo, P., Yu, G. (2016). "The Capital Market Consequences of Language Barriers in the Conference Calls of Non-US Firms", 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 Who Switch Companies? An Analysis of Relationships in the Capital Markets", Accounting Review, 89 (2), 451-482
  • Brochet, F., Jagolinzer, A., Riedl, E. (2013). "Mandatory IFRS Adoption and Financial Statement Comparability", Contemporary Accounting Research, 30 (4), 1373-1400
  • Brochet, F., Misztal, K. (2013). "Investindustrial Exits Ducati", Harvard Business Publishing
  • Brochet, F., Barley, L., Palepu, K. (2013). "Apple Inc. and the iPhone 4 Antenna Issue", Harvard Business Review
  • Nam, S., Brochet, F., Ronen, J. (2012). "The Predictive Value of Accruals and Consequences for Market Anomalies", Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, 27 (2), 151-176
  • Brochet, F., Weber, J. (2012). "LinkedIn Corporation",
  • Brochet, F., Srinivasan, S., Norris, M. (2012). "Netflix: Valuing a New Business Model", Harvard Business Publishing
  • Brochet, F., Kiron, D. (2011). "Google and Earnings Guidance",
  • Brochet, F., Palepu, K., Barley, L. (2011). "Accounting for the iPhone at Apple Inc.",
  • 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., Palepu, K. (2011). "Accounting for the iPhone at Apple, Inc. Teaching Note", Harvard Business School Publishing
  • Brochet, F. (2010). "Societe Generale (A): The Jerome Kerviel Affair",
  • Brochet, F., Mabud, R. (2010). "Securities Trading: Front-, Middle- and Back Office",
  • Brochet, F. (2009). "Tokyo AFM",
  • Brochet, F."Recognizing Online Revenue", Harvard Business Publishing
    Research Presentations
  • Brochet, F. Is Myopia Contagious? The Effect of Investor Culture on Corporate Disclosure Time Orientation, UMass Boston, 2019
  • Brochet, F. The Effect of Tenure-Based Voting on Stock market Attractiveness: Evidence from the Florange Act, Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Claremont CA, 2019
  • Brochet, F. CEO Tenure and Firm Value, Rice University, 2019
  • Brochet, F. CEO Tenure and Firm Value, Laval University, 2019
  • Brochet, F. Discussant of "Voting Matters", 20th Corporate Governance and Investment Workshop, Oslo, Norway, 2019
  • Brochet, F. The Effect of Tenure-Based Voting on Stock market Attractiveness: Evidence from the Florange Act, 20th Workshop on Corporate Governance and Investment, Oslo, Norway, 2019
  • Brochet, F. Discussant of "Disclosure Prominence and the Quality of Non-GAAP Earnings", American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2019
  • Brochet, F. The Effect of Tenure-Based Voting on Stock market Attractiveness: Evidence from the Florange Act, University of Bolzano Accounting Summer Camp, Bolzano, Italy, 2019
  • Brochet, F. The Effect of Tenure-Based Voting on Stock market Attractiveness: Evidence from the Florange Act, Boston Area Corporate Governance Workshop, Northeastern University, 2019
  • Brochet, F. Where Do Investor Relations Matter the Most?, American Accounting Association FARS Mid-Year Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2019