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Teri Lombardi Yohn

Contact Information

(812) 855-0430
tyohn [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

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  • Professor of Accounting
  • PwC Fellowship


  • Bloomington


  • Ph.D., Accounting, Indiana University, 1991
  • B.S., Accounting, University of Delaware, 1986
  • Certified Public Accountant, Maryland, 1986

Professional Experience

  • American Accounting Association, Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS), President, 2009-2010
  • Indiana University, Bloomington Indiana, 2007-present
  • Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2006-2007
  • Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of the Chief Accountant, Academic Fellow, 2005-2006
  • Associate Professor, Georgetown University, May 1998-2006
  • Assistant Professor, Georgetown University, August 1991-May 1998
  • Doctoral student, research/teaching assistant, Indiana University, August 1987-May 1991
  • Auditor, Arthur Andersen & Company, Baltimore, July 1986-June 1987
  • Auditor, Coopers and Lybrand, Baltimore, June 1985-August 1985

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Indiana University Kelley School of Business Trustee Teaching Award, 2009
  • International Executive MBA Outstanding Teaching Award, 2004
  • Joseph E. LeMoine Award for Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching Excellence, 1997

Professional Interests

Capital Markets, Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis

Selected Publications

  • Fairfield, Patricia, Sundaresh Ramnath, and Teri Yohn (2009), “Do Industry-level Analyses Improve Forecasts of Financial Performance?,” Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 47, No. 1, March, pp. 147-178.
  • Allee, Kris and Teri Yohn (2009), “The Demand for Financial Statements in an Unregulated Environment:  An Examination of the Production and Use of Financial Statements by Privately-Held Small Businesses,” The Accounting Review, Vol. 84, No. 1, January, pp. 1-25. Read Abstract ››

  • Fairfield, Patricia, Scott Whisenant, and Teri Yohn (2003), "The Differential Persistence of Accruals and Cash Flows for Future Operating Income Versus Future Return on Assets," Review of Accounting Studies, June-September. Read Abstract ››

  • Fairfield, Patricia, Scott Whisenant, and Teri Yohn (2003), "Accrued Earnings and Growth: Implications for Future Earnings Performance and Market Mispricing," The Accounting Review, January. Read Abstract ››

  • Fairfield, Patricia and Teri Yohn (2001), "Using Asset Turnover and Profit Margin to Forecast Changes in Profitability," Review of Accounting Studies, December.
  • Coller, Maribeth and Teri Yohn (1997), "Management Forecasts and Information Asymmetry: An Examination of Bid-Ask Spreads," Journal of Accounting Research, Autumn, pp. 181-191.  Read Abstract ››

  • Fairfield, Patricia, Richard Sweeney, and Teri Yohn (1996), "Accounting Classification and the Predictive Content of Earnings," The Accounting Review, July, pp. 337-355.