Management Influence on Auditor Selection and Subsequent Impairments of Auditor Independence during the Post-SOX Period


  • Accepted by Jere Francis. We thank Dane Christensen, William L. Felix, William S. Waller, participants at the 2010 Brigham Young University accounting research symposium, and participants at the 2011 AAA annual meeting for helpful comments. We are also indebted to Jere Francis (the editor) and two anonymous referees for their insightful comments. Clive Lennox acknowledges research funding from Nanyang Technological University (SUG/09/M4080016.010).