Ray J. Ball

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Ray J. Ball
AwardsAccounting Hall of Fame (2009)
Academic background
Alma mater
Academic work
Sub-disciplineAccounting research

Ray Ball is an accounting researcher and the 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][2]

He served as editor of the Journal of Accounting Research, one of the top journals in accounting research, from 2000–2015. He was founding editor of the Australian Journal of Management.[3]

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


  1. ^ "Accounting Hall of Fame Members". American Accounting Association. Retrieved 2019-04-19.
  2. ^ "Raymond John Ball". American Accounting Association. Retrieved 2019-04-19.
  3. ^ a b "Ray Ball: Vitae Summary" (PDF). University of Chicago. Retrieved 2019-04-19.
  4. ^ "Profile" (PDF). Securities and Exchange Commission.