David Godsell

David Godsell

Assistant Professor of Accountancy

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4003 Business Instructional Facility

515 Gregory Drive

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-0844

dgodsell@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Management, Queen's University, 2015
  • M.S., Management, Queen's University, 2010
  • MBA, Memorial University, 2009
  • B.A., Economics, Memorial University, 2007
  • BCom, Honors, Memorial University, 2007

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017 to present
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting, Virginia Tech, 2015-2017
  • Corporate Tax Auditor, Canada Revenue Agency, 2007-2009

Recent Publications

  • Downes, J., Flagmeier, V., & Godsell, D. (2018). Product market effects of IFRS adoption. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 37 (5), 376-401.
  • Godsell, D., Welker, M., & Zhang, N. (2017). Earnings management during antidumping investigations in Europe: Sample-wide and cross-sectional evidence. Journal of Accounting Research, 55 (2), 407-457.
  • Calluzzo, P., Dong, N., & Godsell, D. (2017). Sovereign wealth fund investments and the U.S. political process. Journal of International Business Studies, 48 (2), 222-243.

Other Publications

Working Papers

  • Godsell, D. Does the threat of foreign takeover discipline managers? New earnings quality evidence from the Foreign Investment and National Security Act.
  • Godsell, D. Financial reporting consequences of sovereign wealth funds' competing investment objectives.
  • Godsell, D., Lel, U., & Miller, D. Financial protectionism, takeover activity, and shareholder wealth.
  • Boland, M., & Godsell, D. Do public sector budget and spending rules facilitate political reciprocity.
  • Boland, M., & Godsell, D. Local visibility shocks to war profiteers: New tests of the political cost hypothesis.
  • Boland, M., Godsell, D., Jha, A., Kalencia, M., & Smith, J. Earnings management in politically corrupt U.S. districts: Cloak or shield.
  • Godsell, D., & Xu, J. Sovereign wealth funds and executive compensation.
  • Godsell, D., Welker, M., & Zhang, N. The market valuation of managed earnings in a regulatory setting with learning opportunities.

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Reviewing Award, AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section, 2018

Service

  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of International Accounting Research, 2018 to present

Current Courses

  • Atg Institutions and Reg (ACCY 303) Regulation theory and practice as applied to accounting information. A general framework for regulation of accounting procedures is developed. This framework is applied to reporting, taxation, and regulated business activities. Projects facilitate self-discovery of knowledge and the development of professional attitudes and skills with emphasis on professional research.

Contact

4003 Business Instructional Facility

515 Gregory Drive

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-0844

dgodsell@illinois.edu

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