School of Accountancy
Ph.D., New York University, 2008; B.A., American University of Paris, 2001.
Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2015-present. Previous appointments: University of California, Irvine, 2008-2015.
Deloitte & Touche, Transfer Pricing Group, Senior Economist, 2001-2003.
Pricing and mispricing of accounting information, voluntary disclosure, corporate innovation, contract design and incentives, executive compensation (structure and incentives), insider trading.
“Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Patterns in Stock Returns around Executive Stock Option Exercise Disclosures,” with Eli Bartov. Accounting & Finance 56(2), June 2016, 297–332.
“Economic Determinants and Information Environment Effects of Earnouts: New Insights from SFAS 141(R),” with Brian Cadman and Richard Carrizosa. Journal of Accounting Research 52(1), Mar 2014, 37–74.
“Manager-Specific Effects on Earnings Guidance: An Analysis of Top Executive Turnovers,” with Francois Brochet and Sarah McVay. Journal of Accounting Research 49(5), Dec 2011, 1123–1162.
“Post Loss/Profit Announcement Drift,” with Karthik Balakrishnan and Eli Bartov. Journal of Accounting and Economics 50(1), May 2010, 20–41.
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards; Fellowships
Best Paper Prize, California Corporate Finance Conference, 2012; Best Paper Prize, Center for Corporate Reporting and Governance Annual Academic Conference, 2010.
UCI Paul Merage School of Business, Don Beall Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Research Grant Award, 2012, 2014.
UCI Academic Senate Council on Research, Computing & Library Resources (CORCL) Award, 2008-2012, 2014.
UCI Paul Merage School of Business, Excellence in Undergraduate Education Teaching Award, 2012-13; NYU Stern School of Business, Award for Ph.D. Teaching Excellence, 2006.
NYU Stern School of Business, Marcus Nadler Fellowship, 2007-2008; Deloitte & Touche Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, 2005-2008.
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ACC 493 - Honors Thesis
Supervised research or creative activity focused on preparation and completion of an undergraduate honors thesis or creative project.