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Joseph J. Gerakos D’90

Associate Professor of Business Administration; Harvey H. Bundy III T'68 Faculty Fellow

Email

Joseph.J.Gerakos@tuck.dartmouth.edu

Phone

Website

http://faculty.tuck.dartmouth.edu/joseph-gerakos

Degree

PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2007; MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2001; AB, Dartmouth College, 1991

Areas of Expertise

Financial reporting, asset pricing, industrial organization

Courses

Managerial Accounting

Bio

Joseph Gerakos studies markets for financial services and is currently conducting research on competition in the audit market and the performance of the asset management industry. He teaches Managerial Accounting.

Current Research Topics

  • Competition in the audit market
  • Performance and structure of the asset management industry
  • Accounting performance and the cross section of expected returns


Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Associate Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business, 2016–present
  • Visiting Associate in Finance, California Institute of Technology, spring 2016
  • The David G. Booth Faculty Fellow, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2015–16
  • Harry W. Kirchheimer Faculty Scholar, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2012–13
  • William S. Fishman Faculty Scholar, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2010–11
  • Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2011–16
  • Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2007–11

Editorial positions

  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Accounting Research
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Accounting Horizons, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting & Economics, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Management Science, Production & Operations Management, Review of Accounting Studies, Review of Financial Studies, The Accounting Review 


Working Papers

  • With R. Ball, J. Linnainmaa, and V. Nikolaev, “Book-to-Market, Retained Earnings, and Earnings in the Cross Section of Expected Returns”
  • With J. Burks, C. Cuny, and J. Granja, “Competition and Voluntary Disclosure: Evidence from Deregulation in the Banking Industry”
  • With M. Bloomfield and A. Kovrijnykh, "Accrual Reversals and Cash Conversions"
  • With J. Linnainmaa and A. Morse, "Asset Managers: Institutional Performance and Smart Betas"
  • With R. Gramacy, "Regression-Based Earnings Forecasts"
  • With B. Bushee and L.F. Lee, "Corporate Jets and Private Meetings with Investors"
  • With P.R. Hahn, A. Kovrijnykh, and F. Zhou, "Prediction Versus Inducement and the Informational Efficiency of Going Concern Opinions"


Awards

  • First Prize, Academic Competition, Chicago Quantitative Alliance Conference, 2015
  • Zephyr Prize, Australian Finance and Banking Conference, 2013
  • Second Prize, Academic Competition, Chicago Quantitative Alliance Conference, 2012
  • Fama-Miller Center Research Grant, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2011
  • BlackRock Research Award, Australian Finance and Banking Conference, 2009
  • Initiative on Global Markets Research Grant, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2008
  • GARP Risk Management Research Award, 2008
  • Nathan Foundation Doctoral Fellow, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
  • KPMG Foundation Doctoral Fellow, 2005
  • American Accounting Association Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2005

Selected Publications

  • With G. Cassar, J. Green, J. Hand, and M. Neal, "Hedge Fund Voluntary Disclosure," The Accounting Review, forthcoming
  • With J. Linnainmaa, “Decomposing Value,” Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming
  • With G. Cassar, "Do Risk Management Practices Work? Evidence from Hedge Funds," Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming
  • With R. Ball, J. Linnainmaa, and V. Nikolaev, “Accruals, Cash Flows, and Profitability in the Cross Section of Returns,” Journal of Financial Economics, 121(1), 2016
  • With J. Linnainmaa, “Market Reactions to Tangible and Intangible Information Revisited,” Critical Finance Review, 5(1), 2016
  • With C. Syverson, “Competition in the Audit Market: Policy Implications,” Journal of Accounting Research, 53(4), 2015
  • With B. Bushee and M.E. Carter, “Institutional Investor Preferences for Corporate Governance Mechanisms,” Journal of Management Accounting Research, 26(2), 2014
  • With M. Lang and M. Maffett, “Post-Listing Performance and Private Sector Regulation: The Experience of the AIM,” Journal of Accounting and Economics, 56(2-3), 2013
  • With A. Kovrijnykh, “Performance Shocks and Misreporting,” Journal of Accounting and Economics, 56(1), 2013
  • With J. Piotroski and S. Srinivasan, “Which U.S. Market Interactions Affect CEO Pay? Evidence from the U.K.,” Management Science, 59(11), 2013
  • With G. Cassar, “Hedge Funds: Pricing Controls and the Smoothing of Self-Reported Returns,” Review of Financial Studies, 24(5), 2011
  • With G. Cassar, “Determinants of Hedge Fund Internal Controls and Fees,” The Accounting Review, 85(6), 2010
  • “Chief Executive Officers and the Pay-Pension Tradeoff,” Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 9(2), 2010

Other Publications:

  • With C. Syverson, "Audit Firms Face Downward-Sloping Demand Curves and the Audit Market is far from Perfectly Competitive," Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming
  • With Q. Chen, V. Glode, and D. Taylor, "Thoughts on the Divide Between Theoretical and Empirical Research in Accounting," Journal of Financial Reporting, 1(2), 2016
  • Discussion of “Detecting Earnings Management: A New Approach," Journal of Accounting Research, 50(2), 2012
  • With C. Ittner and D. Larcker, "The Structure of Performance-Vested Stock Option Grants," in Essays on Accounting Theory in Honor of Joel S. Demski, R. Antle, P. Jihong Liang, and F. Gjesdeal (eds.), 2006