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Robert J. Resutek

Associate Professor of Business Administration



DegreePhD, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008; MAcc, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1999; BBA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1998


Current Research Topics

  • Financial reporting
  • Financial analysis

Selected Publications

  • "How Well do Investors Understand Loss Persistence?", Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming
  • With D. Donelson, "The Effect of R&D on Future Returns and Earnings Forecasts," Review of Accounting Studies, forthcoming
  • "Intangible Returns, Accruals, and Return Reversal: A Multi-Period Examination of the Accrual Anomaly," The Accounting Review, August 2010

Working Papers

  • With J. Hobson, "More than Money: The Effects of Social Status and Narcissism on Manager Reporting Behavior"
  • With D. Donelson, “Earnings Volatility, Earnings Prediction, and Average Stock Returns”
  • With D. Donelson, “The Capital Market Consequences of Earnings Volatility: A New Measure and New Evidence”
  • With J. Hales and J. Hobson, “The Dark Side of Socially Mediated Rewards: How Social Status and Narcissism Affect Managerial Reporting”
  • With J. Lewellen, “The Predictive Power of Accruals and Investment”
  • With C. Larson, “Forward-Looking Earnings Quality”


  • Deloitte & Touche Foundation Scholar, 2006

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Tuck School of Business, 2008–present

Nonacademic positions

  • Senior Associate, FTI, Inc., 2002–03
  • Senior Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers Business Recovery Services, 1999–2002 

Personal Website

Professor Resutek teaches Tuck's Financial Statement Analysis course. His research examines how accounting information is interpreted by investors and how this interpretation affects stock price. His recent research examines the effect of the accruals of growth firms on future stock returns and how research and development expenses are viewed by investors.

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