James Wallace

PhD, University of Washington, Seattle
MBA, University of California, Davis

Areas of Expertise
Accounting, Finance, Financial Statement Analysis, Sustainability

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Associate Professor of Accounting

James Wallace’s research looks at the incentive effects and the information content of alternate performance metrics such as Economic Value Added (EVA). In addition, he is examining the relationship between corporate social responsibility and value-based management.

Wallace has extensive private industry and academic experience prior to joining the faculty at Claremont Graduate University’s Drucker School of Management. He has worked as an auditor in public accounting, as a division controller for a major health care provider, and as a faculty member at the University of California, Irvine.



“An Economic Look at Corporate Social Responsibility?” with B. Lougee

“IRC Section 162(m) and the Law of Unintended Consequences,” with K. Ferris

“Is the whole greater than the sum of the parts? Synergies in earnings versus EVA,” with G. Biddle and R. Bowen.

“Value-Based Management in an Era of Corporate Social Responsibility” with J. Martin and W. Petty

Kenneth R. Ferris and James Wallace, “Financial Accounting For Executives.” Cambridge Business Publishers, 2009



MGT312 Doing Business in a Culture of Sustainability: Costa Rica
MGT326A/511 Financial Accounting
MGT326B Managerial Accounting