Faculty & Staff Directory

Elizabeth Plummer

Accounting Department


  • PhD, University of Texas at Austin
  • MPA, University of Texas at Austin
  • BA, Rice University

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Federal Taxation
  • Property Taxation

Selected Publications

  • "The Effects of Healthcare Payment Systems on Skilled Nursing Facilities’ Cost Structure and Human Resource Strategies,” (with Bill Wempe). Journal of Management Accounting Research, forthcoming 2020.
  • "Health Insurers' Claims and Premiums under the ACA: Evidence on the Effects of Bright Line Regulations" (with Bill Wempe and Sandra Callaghan). Journal of Risk and Insurance, March 2020.
  • "The Affordable Care Act's Effects on Physician-Owned Hospital Formation, Expansion, and Operation" (with Bill Wempe). Health Affairs, August 2016.
  • "The Effect of Protest Format on Appeals Adjustments for Residential Properties." Journal of the American Taxation Association, Spring 2015.
  • "The Effects of Property Tax Protests on the Assessment Uniformity of Residential Properties.” Real Estate Economics, Winter 2014.

Honors and Awards

  • Graduate Teaching Award - Elective, 2018
  • Maryrose Short Teaching Excellence Award, 2014
  • Graduate Teaching Award - Core, 2013
  • Editorial Board, Journal of the American Taxation Association
  • Editorial Board, Journal of International Accounting, Auditing, and Taxation (2004-2015)
  • Referee-of-the-Year, National Tax Journal, 2005.
  • University of North Texas: Recognition in Honors Day Convocation, 2005, 2006, and 2007; Mortar Board Top Prof, 2004.
  • University of Georgia: Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 1995 and 1997.
  • Best Paper Award, Chicago Quantitative Alliance Academic Competition, 1995.