Brandon Gipper

Associate Professor, Accounting
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Brandon Gipper

Associate Professor of Accounting

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Research Interests

  • Executive Compensation
  • Disclosure
  • Auditing
  • Auditing Regulation


Brandon Gipper completed his PhD at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2016. He earned a BS in economics and mathematics and a master in accounting from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

Gipper’s primary research focuses on empirical accounting topics, including the effects of disclosure on corporate governance, regulatory interaction in the audit industry, and accounting standard setting, as well as economic questions related to auditing, the firm’s information environment, and capital formation.

Academic Degrees

  • BS, Economics and Mathematics, University of Michigan, 2008
  • Master of Accounting, University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business, 2009
  • PhD, Accounting, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Stanford GSB, 2020–present
  • Assistant Professor, Stanford GSB, 2016–2020

Professional Experience

  • Associate Auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Awards and Honors

  • MBA Class of 1969 Faculty Scholar for 2019–2020
  • MBA Class of 1969 Faculty Scholar, 2018–2019
  • MBA Class of 1969 Faculty Scholar, 2017–2018


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