Lucile Faurel

Assistant Professor
TEMPE Campus
Asst Professor
TEMPE Campus


Lucile Faurel earned her bachelor's degree in international economics at the American University of Paris, remaining there for two years while working for Deloitte & Touche. She made her way across the pond to earn her doctorate from New York University. Prior to joining the W. P. Carey School, she served on the faculty of the University of California, Irvine. 

Her research has been published in top accounting journals, including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, and the Journal of Accounting Research. When not teaching or conducting research, Faurel enjoys tennis, skiing, golfing, playing guitar, and traveling. 


  • PhD  New York University, 2008
  • BA  American University of Paris, 2001

Research Interests

  • Pricing and Mispricing of Accounting Information
  • Voluntary Disclosure
  • Corporate Innovation
  • Contract Design and Incentives
  • Executive Compensation (Structure and Incentives)
  • Insider Trading


  • “Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Patterns in Stock Returns around Executive Stock Option Exercise Disclosures,” with Eli Bartov. Accounting & Finance 56(2), June 2016, 297–332.
  • “Economic Determinants and Information Environment Effects of Earnouts: New Insights from SFAS 141(R),” with Brian Cadman and Richard Carrizosa. Journal of Accounting Research 52(1), Mar 2014, 37–74.
  • “Manager-Specific Effects on Earnings Guidance: An Analysis of Top Executive Turnovers,” with Francois Brochet and Sarah McVay. Journal of Accounting Research 49(5), Dec 2011, 1123–1162.
  • “Post Loss/Profit Announcement Drift,” with Karthik Balakrishnan and Eli Bartov. Journal of Accounting and Economics 50(1), May 2010, 20–41.


Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 232Financial Accounting I
ACC 502Finan Performance Reporting
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 350Internal Reporting


  • Best Paper Prize, California Corporate Finance Conference, 2012; Best Paper Prize, Center for Corporate Reporting and Governance Annual Academic Conference, 2010
  • UCI Paul Merage School of Business, Don Beall Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Research Grant Award, 2012, 2014
  • UCI Academic Senate Council on Research, Computing & Library Resources (CORCL) Award, 2008-2012, 2014
  • UCI Paul Merage School of Business, Excellence in Undergraduate Education Teaching Award, 2012-13; NYU Stern School of Business, Award for Ph.D. Teaching Excellence, 2006
  • NYU Stern School of Business, Marcus Nadler Fellowship, 2007-2008; Deloitte & Touche Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, 2005-2008


  • Deloitte & Touche, Transfer Pricing Group, Senior Economist, 2001-2003

Work History

Arizona State University: 2015-present. Previous appointments: University of California, Irvine, 2008-2015.