Ray J. Ball

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Ray 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 bachelor's degree in accounting. In 1968 and 1972 he received MBA and Ph.D. degrees from University of Chicago.[3][4]


Wiki says Ray Ball Graduated as B.COM UNSW in 1968.That perhaps should be M.Com as I graduated B.com 1968 and Ray Ball had been one of my tutors.

He and Brown were already well known then and I understand they were founding Profs at the Australian Graduate School of Management