University of Southern California

Eric Allen
Assistant Professor of Accounting

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

PhD, MS, UC-Berkeley; BS, University of Redlands


Eric Allen's research focuses on the effect of statutory requirements on firm income tax disclosures, financial statement analysis, and motion picture accounting. Professor Allen is a licensed CPA, a referee for the Review of Accounting Studies, and a member of the American Accounting Association.


Allen, E., Dechow, P., Pope, D., and Wu, G. (2014) "Reference Dependent Preferences: Evidence from marathon runners,".
Sloan, R. G., Larson, C. R., and Allen, E. (2013) "Accrual Reversals, Earnings, and Stock Returns," Journal of Accounting and Economics, 56 (1), 113-129.
Allen, E., and Morse, S. (2013) "Tax Haven Incorporation for U.S. Headquartered Firms: No Exodus Yet," National tax Journal, 66 (2), 395-420.
Allen, E., and Raghavan, S. (2012) "Are Venture Capital Investments Inefficiently Organized?,".