■ Drucker Faculty ■
James Wallace
Associate Professor of Finance
James Wallace, Associate Professor of Finance
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle
M.B.A., University of California, Davis


Teaching Interests and Areas of Expertise

Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis

Current Research Interests

Professor Wallace's research looks at the incentive effects and the information content of alternate performance metrics such as Economic Value Added (EVA). In addition, he is examining the relationship between corporate social responsibility and value-based management.

Professional Activities

Professor Wallace has extensive private industry and academic experience prior to joining the faculty at Claremont Graduate University. He has worked as an auditor in public accounting, as a division controller for a major health care provider, and as a faculty member at the University of California, Irvine.

Selected Publications

  • "An Economic Look at Corporate Social Responsibility?" with B. Lougee
  • "IRC Section 162(m) and the Law of Unintended Consequences," with K. Ferris
  • "Is the whole greater than the sum of the parts? Synergies in earnings versus EVA," with G. Biddle and R. Bowen.
  • "Value-Based Management in an Era of Corporate Social Responsibility" with J. Martin and W. Petty
  • "Financial Accounting For Executives" with K. Ferris


MGT312 Doing Business in a Culture of Sustainability: Costa Rica
MGT326A/511 Financial Accounting
MGT326B Managerial Accounting
Curriculum Vitae


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