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Ray J. Ball

Ray J. Ball is an accounting researcher and Sidney Davidson Professor at the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago. He was a 2009 inductee into the Accounting Hall of Fame, in recognition of his contributions to the field.[1]

He is an editor of the Journal of Accounting Research, one of the top journals in accounting research.[2]

He graduated from the University of New South Wales with a bachelors degree in accounting. In 1968 and 1972 he received MBA and Ph.D. degrees from University of Chicago.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Recent inductees". Accounting Hall of Fame, University of Ohio. 
  2. ^ Journal of Accounting Research
  3. ^ Ray Ball profile at SEC
  4. ^ Ray Ball profile at Univ. of Chicago executive education
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