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Dale Morse

Professor Emerit of Accounting

Affiliations: Accounting
Phone: 541-346-3342
Office: Anstett 391A



Dale Morse is a professor emerit of accounting at the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business. Previously, he taught at Cornell University from 1978 to 1991. He has also taught courses in Nepal, New Zealand, China, Finland, Indonesia, and Kenya, where he was a Fullbright Scholar. His teaching and research interests are in financial and cost accounting.

Morse has written a book on market efficiency and accounting and a book on cost accounting. He has also published in the Rand Journal of Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, and the Financial Analyst Journal.

Degree History:
  • PhD, Stanford University, 1978
  • MBA, University of Oregon, 1975
  • BA, University of Oregon, 1969

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Areas of Expertise

  • Cost accounting
  • Earnings and security returns
  • International financial markets

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Journal Articles:

Morse, Dale, and Neil Fargher. "Quality Costs: Planning the Trade-Off Between Prevention and Appraisal Activities." Journal of Cost Management 12, no. 1: 14-22.

December 1997

Morse, Dale. "Explaining the International Supply of Auditors." The International Journal of Accounting 28, no. 4: 347-355.

December 1993

Morse, Dale, Jens Stephen, and Earl K. Stice. "Earnings Announcements and the Convergence (or Divergence) of Beliefs." The Accounting Review 66, no. 2: 376-388.

April 1991

Morse, Dale, Averil Brent, and Earl K. Stice. "Short Interest: Explanations and Tests." Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 25, no. 2: 273-289.

April 1990

Morse, Dale, and Wayne Shaw. "Investing in Bankrupt Firms." Journal of Finance 43, no. 5: 1193-1206.

December 1988

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