Scholars / UChicago Scholar
Associate Professor of Accounting and Kathryn and Grant Swick Faculty Scholar, Booth School of Business
Rimmy E. Tomy’s research primarily relates to regulation and enforcement in the financial sector. Professor Tomy is interested in the role of external monitors in corporate oversight, and the role that informal institutions and community-based enforcement play in ensuring compliance. Her research also studies how accounting and other regulation can have unintended consequences because of firms’ strategic reaction to regulation. Effective enforcement requires an understanding of how firms take calculated actions in response to enacted...