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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Economics and Finance D-index 39 Citations 10,432 90 World Ranking 1206 National Ranking 730
Business and Management D-index 39 Citations 10,324 88 World Ranking 732 National Ranking 329

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Accounting
  • Law
  • Management

His main research concerns Audit, Accounting, Joint audit, Auditor's report and Information technology audit. His work on Internal audit as part of general Audit study is frequently connected to Agency, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them. He works mostly in the field of Internal audit, limiting it down to topics relating to Corporate governance and, in certain cases, Variables, Leverage and Internal control.

His Accounting research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Risk management and Finance. W. Robert Knechel mostly deals with Audit plan in his studies of Joint audit. His study brings together the fields of Actuarial science and Auditor's report.

His most cited work include:

  • Audit Fees: A Meta-analysis of the Effect of Supply and Demand Attributes* (862 citations)
  • Additional Evidence on Audit Report Lag (242 citations)
  • Audit Quality: Insights from the Academic Literature (233 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Audit, Accounting, Joint audit, Quality audit and Audit plan. The concepts of his Audit study are interwoven with issues in Quality, Finance, Actuarial science, Control and Incentive. His work in Internal audit, Audit evidence, Information technology audit, Auditor independence and Auditor's report is related to Accounting.

His studies in Joint audit integrate themes in fields like Task, External auditor and Public relations. In his research, Portfolio is intimately related to Going concern, which falls under the overarching field of Quality audit. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Chief audit executive and Performance audit.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Audit (91.67%)
  • Accounting (80.83%)
  • Joint audit (29.17%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Audit (91.67%)
  • Accounting (80.83%)
  • Quality audit (23.33%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

W. Robert Knechel mostly deals with Audit, Accounting, Quality audit, Compliance and Capital market. His study in Audit focuses on Auditor independence in particular. As part of his studies on Accounting, he often connects relevant subjects like Certification.

His Quality audit research integrates issues from Audit process, Knowledge sharing, Risk response and Finance. His Finance research incorporates themes from Standardization, Service quality, Service provider, Service and Incentive. His Compliance research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Enforcement, Persuasion and Slippery slope.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Effects of Generalized Trust and Civic Cooperation on the Big N Presence and Audit Fees Across the Globe (11 citations)
  • Public Oversight of Audit Firms: The Slippery Slope of Enforcing Regulation (10 citations)
  • Understanding financial auditing from a service perspective (8 citations)

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Best Publications

Audit Fees: A Meta-analysis of the Effect of Supply and Demand Attributes*

David C. Hay;W. Robert Knechel;Norman Wong.
Contemporary Accounting Research (2006)

1661 Citations

Audit Quality: Insights from the Academic Literature

W. Robert Knechel;Gopal V. Krishnan;Mikhail Pevzner;Lori B. Shefchik.
Auditing-a Journal of Practice & Theory (2013)

672 Citations

Additional Evidence on Audit Report Lag

W. Robert Knechel;Jeff L. Payne.
Ear and Hearing (2001)

501 Citations

The relationship between auditor tenure and audit quality implied by going concern opinions

W. Robert Knechel;Ann Vanstraelen.
Ear and Hearing (2007)

500 Citations

Auditing: Assurance and Risk

W. Robert Knechel;Steven E. Salterio.
(2000)

360 Citations

The business risk audit: Origins, obstacles and opportunities

W. Robert Knechel.
Accounting Organizations and Society (2007)

360 Citations

Economic Incentives for Voluntary Reporting on Internal Risk Management and Control Systems

Rogier Deumes;W. Robert Knechel.
Auditing-a Journal of Practice & Theory (2008)

317 Citations

Resource Allocation Decisions in Audit Engagements

Karl Hackenbrack;W. Robert Knechel.
Contemporary Accounting Research (1997)

305 Citations

Evidence on the Impact of Internal Control and Corporate Governance on Audit Fees

David Hay;W. Robert Knechel;Helen Ling.
International Journal of Auditing (2008)

301 Citations

Does Auditor Industry Specialization Matter? Evidence from Market Reaction to Auditor Switches

W. Robert Knechel;Vic Naiker;Gail Pacheco.
Ear and Hearing (2007)

300 Citations

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Accounting Review
(Impact Factor: 5.182)

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