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Joseph J. Gerakos D’90

Associate Professor of Business Administration

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

  • Associate Editor (Accounting Section), Management Science
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Accounting Research

Referee

  • The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Account- ing Research, Management Science, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Auditing: A Journal of Theory & Practice, European Accounting Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of  Financial Economics,  Review  of  Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Political Economy, RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of Economics and Man- agement Strategy, Production and Operations Management, Hong Kong Research Grants Council


Awards

  • Tuck Class of 2011 Award for Teaching Excellence from the Class of 2018
  • 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

Working Papers

Selected Publications

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