Research Areas: Accounting - Financial, Capital Markets, Financial Reporting, Financial Statement Analysis, Labor Markets, Voluntary Disclosure
Sara Toynbee received a BCom (First Class Honors) in Accounting and Information Systems from the University of Canterbury (in her home country of New Zealand), and PhD from the University of Washington. Her research examines how recognition, measurement, and disclosure issues in financial accounting influence the usefulness of financial reports. She also has research that examines the determinants and consequences of the matching process in the executive labor market. She is excited to be part of McCombs because of the great colleagues and students that give the school such a high reputation. When she’s not teaching or doing research, she can be found walking her dog around Lady Bird Lake or trying out a new restaurant in Austin.