Ph.D., Accountancy, Arizona State University (2004)
Area(s) of Expertise
Tax, Financial Accounting
“Secondary Evasion and the Earned Income Tax Credit” [with Edward Werner (Drexel University)]. The Journal of the American Taxation Association 27(2): 27-58 (2005).
“The Persistence, Forecasting, and Valuation Implications of the Tax Change Component of Earnings”. The Accounting Review 81(3): 589-616 (2006).
- American Taxation Association/PricewaterhouseCoopers Outstanding Tax Dissertation Award, 2005.
- Abstracted in: The Journal of the American Taxation Association 28(1): 87-88.
“The Effects of Standardized Tax Rates, Average Tax Rates, and the Distribution of Income on Tax Progressivity” [with Govind Iyer (Arizona State University) and Ananath Seetharaman (St. Louis University)]. The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 27(1): 88-96 (2008).
“Structural Change in the Research and Experimentation Tax Credit: Success or Failure” [with Sanjay Gupta (Michigan State University) and Yuhchang Hwang (Arizona State University)]; National Tax Journal 64 (June): 285-322 (2011).
“Bias in Quarterly Estimates of Annual Effective Tax Rates and Earnings Management Incentives” [with J. Joseph Comprix (Syracuse University) and Lillian Mills (University of Texas)]. The Journal of the American Taxation Association 34(1): 31-53 (2012).
“Do Publicly Disclosed Tax Reserves Tell Us About Privately Disclosed Tax Shelter Activity?” [with Leslie Robinson (Dartmouth College) and Petro Lisowsky (University of Illinois)]. Journal of Accounting Research 51(3): 583-629 (2013).
- American Taxation Association Outstanding Tax Manuscript Award, 2016
“Firm and Investor Responses to Uncertain Tax Benefit Disclosure Requirements” [with Leslie Robinson (Dartmouth College)]; The Journal of the American Taxation Association 35(2): 85-120 (2013).
- Best Paper Award: The Journal of the American Taxation Association, 2014.
“DISCUSSION of Tax Misreporting and Avoidance by Nonprofit Organizations” The Journal of the American Taxation Association 29(1): 87-92 (2007).
- Best Discussion Award: The Journal of the American Taxation Association Conference, 2006