Patrick E. Hopkins

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(812) 855-2617

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1275 E. 10th Street
Room CG 2000

  • Chair, Graduate Accounting Programs
  • SungKyunKwan Professor


  • Bloomington


  • Ph.D., Graduate School of Business, University of Texas, 1995
  • M.Acc., University of Florida, 1986
  • B.S., University of Florida, 1985

Professional Experience

  • Professor of Accounting, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 1995-present
  • Visiting Associate Professor of Accounting, Stanford University, 2002-2003
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Texas, 1990-1995
  • Lecturer and Undergraduate Academic Advisor, University of Florida, 1986, 1989-1990
  • Senior Consultant, Deloitte Haskins and Sells, 1985, 1986-1988
  • Instructor, KPMG, 2004-2005

Professional Interests

Professional Judgment and Decision Making, Human Information Processing, Financial Accounting, Effects of Accounting and Auditing in Capital Markets, Financial Statement Analysis

Selected Publications

  • Hodder, L. D., and P. H. Hopkins (2014), "Agency Problems, Accounting Slack and Banks’ Response to Proposed Reporting of Loan Fair Values," Accounting, Organizations and Society, 39(1): 117–133. Read Abstract
  • Bloomfield, R., F. Hodge, P. Hopkins, & K. Rennekamp (2014), “Does Coordinated Presentation Help Credit Analysts Identify Firm Characteristics?” forthcoming, Contemporary Accounting Research. Read Abstract
  • Evans, M., L.D. Hodder and P.E. Hopkins, (2014), “The Predictive Ability of Fair Values for Future Financial Performance of Commercial Banks and the Relation of Predictive Ability to Banks’ Share Prices,” Contemporary Accounting Research, 31(1): 13-44. Read Abstract
  • Hodge, F., P. E. Hopkins, and D. Wood (2010), “The Effects of Financial Statement Information Proximity and Feedback on Cash Flow Forecasts,” Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 27, No. 1, Spring, pp. 101-133. Read Abstract
  • Hodder, L., P. E. Hopkins, and D. Wood (2008), “The Effects of Financial Statement and Informational Complexity on Analysts’ Cash Flow Forecasts,” The Accounting Review, Vol. 83, No. 4, July, pp. 915-956. Read Abstract
  • Yen, A., D. E. Hirst, and P. Hopkins (2007), "A content analysis of the comprehensive income exposure draft comment letters," Research in Accounting Regulation, Vol. 19, pp. 55-82. Read Abstract
  • Hodder, L., P. E. Hopkins, and J. Wahlen (2006), “Risk-Relevance of Fair Value Income Measurement for Commercial Banks,” The Accounting Review, March, pp. 337-375. Read Abstract
  • Hodge, F., P. Hopkins, and J. Pratt (2006), “The Credibility of Classifying Hybrid Securities as Liabilities or Equity,” Accounting Organizations and Society, October, pp. 623-634. Read Abstract
  • Beneish, M. D., P. E. Hopkins, I. Jansen, and R. Martin (2005), “Do Auditor Resignations Reduce Uncertainty about the Quality of Firms’ Financial Reporting?,” Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Vol. 24, September-October, pp. 357-390. Read Abstract
  • Hirst, D. E., P. E. Hopkins, and J. M. Wahlen (2004), “Fair Values, Comprehensive Income Reporting, and Bank Analysts’ Risk and Valuation Judgments,” The Accounting Review, April, pp. 455-474. Read Abstract
  • Hopkins, P. E. (2003), "Discussion of 'Do Investors Over-Rely on Old Elements of the Earnings Time Series,'" Contemporary Accounting Research, Spring, pp. 33-46. Read Abstract
  • Hopkins, P. E., R. Houston, and M. Peters (2000), “Purchase, Pooling and Equity Analysts’ Valuation Judgments,” The Accounting Review, July, pp. 257-281. Read Abstract
  • Hirst, D. E. and P. E. Hopkins (1998), “Comprehensive Income Reporting and Analysts’ Valuation Judgments,” Journal of Accounting Research, Supplement, pp. 47-75. Read Abstract
  • Hopkins, P. E. (1996), “The Effect of Financial Statement Classification of Hybrid Financial Instruments On Financial Analysts’ Stock Price Judgments,” Journal of Accounting Research, Supplement, pp. 33-50. Read Abstract

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