Brant E. Christensen

Brigham Young University

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Do Critical Audit Matter Paragraphs in the Audit Report Change Nonprofessional Investors’ Decision to Invest?

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2014
Brant E. Christensen, Steven M. Glover and Christopher J. Wolfe
Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University and Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting
Downloads 1,600 (16,388)
Citation 20

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Audit report, critical audit matter, estimation uncertainty, audit assurance

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Understanding Audit Quality: Insights from Audit Professionals and Investors

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, Mays Business School Research Paper No. 2358163
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2019
Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy
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Audit quality, audit quality indicators, PCAOB inspections, survey, restatements

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Pork Bellies and Public Company Audits: Have Audits Once Again Become Just Another Commodity?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2014
Brigham Young University, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy
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Audit fees, financial reporting risk, fee pressure, economic downturn, auditor expertise

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The Audit Quality Effects of Small Audit Firm Mergers in the United States

Forthcoming. AUDITING: A Journal of Practice & Theory
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2022
Brant E. Christensen, Kecia Smith, Dechun Wang and Devin Williams
Brigham Young University, North Carolina A&T State University, Texas A&M University and University of Illinois
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Mergers, public company audit market, audit quality, audit regulation

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Behind the Numbers: Insights into Large Audit Firm Sampling Policies

Accounting Horizons, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2015
Brant E. Christensen, Randal J. Elder and Steven M. Glover
Brigham Young University, Syracuse University and Brigham Young University
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Audit sampling, statistical sampling, materiality, audit misstatements

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The Role of Audit Firm Expertise and Knowledge Spillover in Mitigating Earnings Management through the Tax Accounts

Journal of American Taxation Association, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 May 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Brant E. Christensen, Adam J. Olson and Thomas C. Omer
Brigham Young University, University of Cincinnati - Department of Accounting and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy
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Earnings Management, Non-Audit Services, Audit Expertise, Knowledge Spillover, Effective Tax Rate, Tax Expertise

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How Do Team Workloads and Team Staffing Affect the Audit? Archival Evidence from U.S. Audits

Accounting, Organizations and Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2021
Brant E. Christensen, Nathan J. Newton and Michael S. Wilkins
Brigham Young University, Florida State University and University of Kansas
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audit teams, audit workload, turnover, audit quality, audit effort

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Complex Fair Value Measurements and Material Weaknesses: It's Not All Bad News

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Dec 2014
Nathan H. Cannon, Brant E. Christensen, Thomas C. Omer and David A. Wood
Texas State University, Brigham Young University, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy and Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy
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Auditing, expertise, internal controls, fair value measurement, complexity

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Who You Know Matters: Evidence of Fee Discounts for Clients with Well-Connected Audit Committees

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2013
Brant E. Christensen, Thomas C. Omer, Nathan Y. Sharp and Paul A. Wong
Brigham Young University, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting and University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management
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Audit Fees, Audit Committees, Social Networks, Negotiation, Reciprocity

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Does Audit Regulation Improve the Underlying Information Used by Managers? Evidence from PCAOB Inspection Access and Management Forecast Accuracy

Accounting, Organizations and Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2022
Brigham Young University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Miami University of Ohio - Department of Accountancy and University of Oklahoma
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PCAOB inspection; voluntary disclosure; management forecast accuracy; audit regulation

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Can an enhanced decomposition risk assessment approach improve group auditors’ sensitivity to component-level qualitative risk?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2022
Ann G. Backof, Brant E. Christensen, Steven M. Glover and Jaime J. Schmidt
University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce, Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University and University of Texas at Austin
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Group audit planning decisions; decomposition theory; note-taking; audit risk assessment

Déjà Vu: The Effect of Executives and Directors With Prior Banking Crisis Experience on Bank Outcomes Around the Global Financial Crisis

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 36 (2), pp. 658-998, Summer 2019, Mays Business School Research Paper No. #3188236
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 16 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2020
Anwer S. Ahmed, Brant E. Christensen, Adam J. Olson and Christopher G. Yust
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, Brigham Young University, University of Cincinnati - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University
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Governance, Banking, Learning, Financial Crisis, Bank Performance, Bank Risk-Taking, Bank Financial Reporting Quality

Déjà Vu: The Effect of Executives and Directors with Prior Banking Crisis Experience on Bank Outcomes Around the Global Financial Crisis

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 02 Aug 2018
Anwer S. Ahmed, Brant E. Christensen, Adam J. Olson and Christopher G. Yust
Texas A&M University - Mays Business School, Brigham Young University, University of Cincinnati - Department of Accounting and Texas A&M University

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governance, banking, learning, financial crisis, bank performance, bank risk-taking, bank financial reporting quality

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Costs and Benefits of a Risk-Based PCAOB Inspection Regime

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Jul 2022
Brant E. Christensen, Nathan J. Newton and Michael S. Wilkins
Brigham Young University, Florida State University and University of Kansas
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Does the Disclosure of PCAOB Inspection Findings Increase Audit Firms' Litigation Exposure?

Forthcoming in The Accounting Review, https://doi.org/10.2308/TAR-2018-0151
Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2020
Brant E. Christensen, Nathan G. Lundstrom and Nathan J. Newton
Brigham Young University, University of Kansas and Florida State University

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PCAOB, PCAOB inspections, auditor litigation, audit regulation

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Intuition versus Analytical Thinking and Impairment Testing

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Oct 2019
Christopher J. Wolfe, Brant E. Christensen and Scott D. Vandervelde
Texas A&M University - Department of Accounting, Brigham Young University and University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business

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Auditing, Intuition, Impairment testing, Risk Assessment, Skepticism

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Do Auditors’ Incentives Affect Materiality Assessments of Prior-Period Misstatements?

Accounting, Organizations and Society, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2022
Brant E. Christensen, Roy Schmardebeck and Timothy A. Seidel
Brigham Young University, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Haslam College of Business, Accounting and Information Management and Brigham Young University

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Materiality; Incentives; Litigation and reputation risk; Engagement risk; Misstatement correction disclosure; Escalation of commitment

Archival Evidence on the Audit Process: Determinants and Consequences of Interim Effort

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2020
Brant E. Christensen, Nathan J. Newton and Michael S. Wilkins
Brigham Young University, Florida State University and University of Kansas

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audit hours, interim testing, audit quality, timely filings, audit fees

Archival Evidence on the Audit Process: Determinants and Consequences of Interim Effort

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Dec 2020
Brant E. Christensen, Nathan J. Newton and Michael S. Wilkins
Brigham Young University, Florida State University and University of Kansas

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Audit hours, interim testing, audit quality, timely filings, audit fees

The Loss of Information Associated with Binary Audit Reports: Evidence from Auditors' Internal Control and Going Concern Opinions

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 02 Dec 2018
Brant E. Christensen, Stevanie S. Neuman and Sarah C. Rice
Brigham Young University, University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy and Texas A&M University - Mays Business School

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audit report, critical audit matters, material weakness remediation, restatements, internal control weaknesses, going concern opinions, bankruptcy

The Loss of Information Associated with Binary Audit Reports: Evidence from Auditors' Internal Control and Going Concern Opinions

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 03 Dec 2018
Brant E. Christensen, Stevanie S. Neuman and Sarah C. Rice
Brigham Young University, University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy and Texas A&M University - Mays Business School

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audit report, critical audit matters, material weakness remediation, restatements, internal control weaknesses, going concern opinions, bankruptcy

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The Effect of Materiality Disclosures on Investors’ Decision Making

Accounting, Organizations and Society, Forthcoming
Posted: 06 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2020
Brigham Young University, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Accounting, Auditing, and Law, Brigham Young University and NHH Norwegian School of Economics

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Audit report; audit materiality; investors; materiality disclosure

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Affiliated Former Partners on the Audit Committee: Influence on the Auditor-Client Relationship and Audit Quality:

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Forthcoming
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2018
Brant E. Christensen, Thomas C. Omer, Marjorie K. Shelley and Paul A. Wong
Brigham Young University, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy and University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management

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Audit committee, former audit partners, audit firm, audit firm dismissals, social identity theory, audit quality

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Extreme Estimation Uncertainty in Fair Value Estimates: Implications for Audit Assurance

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 127-146
Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2012
Brant E. Christensen, Steven M. Glover and David A. Wood
Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University and Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy

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Financial Statements, Audit Report, Fair Value, Estimates, Materiality, Estimation Uncertainty