Economic Research Fellow (2018-2019)
Andrew Kitto was an economic research fellow in the Office of Economic and Risk Analysis between August 2018 and July 2019. He is an assistant professor of accounting at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Professor Kitto’s research focuses on the industrial organization of the public accounting profession, including issues such as audit firm mergers, and the implications of market structure and competition among audit firms.
Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Massachusetts, Professor Kitto taught at the University of Washington. He earned a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Florida, and a B.S. and M.S. from Boston College. Earlier in his career, Professor Kitto worked as a financial accounting analyst at Detwiler Fenton & Co., a Boston-based broker-dealer, and as an auditor at EY.