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Panos Patatoukas

Panos N. Patatoukas

Assistant Professor
Haas Accounting Group
Evening & Weekend MBA Program
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Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


Ph.D. Accounting and Finance, Yale University.
M.Phil. Management, Yale University.
M.A. Management, Yale University.
M.Sc. (Highest Distinction) Accounting and Finance, London School of Economics and Political Science.
B.A. (Valedictorian) Accounting and Finance, Athens University of Economics and Business.

Positions Held

University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Step IV), July 2010-Present.

External Service and Assignments

  • Reviewer: American Accounting Association, Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, Journal of Production and Operations Management, Review of Accounting Studies, Review of Financial Studies.
  • Affiliations: American Accounting Association, European Accounting Association, Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Hellenic Finance and Accounting Association, Onassis Foundation Scholars’ Association.

Current Research and Interests

  • Link between aggregate accounting data and the macroeconomy.
  • Measuring and forecasting overall economic activity (e.g., real and nominal GDP) using financial statement analysis.
  • Financial statement analysis and valuation at the individual firm level and at the aggregate stock market level.
  • Cross-industry economic links and supply-chain management.
  • Financial reporting conservatism.

Selected Papers and Publications

  • Taking the Pulse of the Real Economy Using Financial Statement Analysis: Implications for Macro Forecasting and Stock Valuation (Forthcoming in The Accounting Review).
  • Accounting Earnings and Gross Domestic Product (Forthcoming in the Journal of Accounting and Economics).
  • Detecting News in Aggregate Accounting Earnings: Implications for Stock Market Valuation (Forthcoming in the Review of Accounting Studies).
  • Customer-Base Concentration: Implications for Firm Performance and Capital Markets (Published in The Accounting Review March 2012, Lead Article).
  • More Evidence of Bias in Differential Timeliness Estimates of Conditional Conservatism (Published in The Accounting Review September 2011).


  • Ph.D. Field Advisor, Accounting Group, Haas School of Business.
  • Financial Information Analysis and Valuation, Evening and Weekend M.B.A. Program, Haas School of Business (
    • Winner of the Earl F. Cheit Outstanding Teaching Award, 2012. 
    • Earned membership in “Club 6” for teaching excellence, Fall 2012.
    • Earned membership in “Club 6” for teaching excellence, Fall 2011.
    • Earned membership in “Club 6” for teaching excellence, Fall 2010.
  • Doctoral Course in Accounting Research, Ph.D. Program, Haas School of Business.
    • Earned membership in “Club 6” for teaching excellence, Fall 2012.
    • Earned membership in “Club 6” for teaching excellence, Spring 2012.
  • Public Speaking/Entrepreneurship, Undergraduate Program, Haas School of Business.
  • Volunteer Instructor, Business Academy for Youth, Center for Young Entrepreneurs, Haas School of Business.

Honors and Awards

  • Hellman Fellows Fund Award for Distinction in Research, May 2013.
    • Award for distinction in research bestowed upon Assistant Professors by the Chancellor of U.C. Berkeley.
  • Earl F. Cheit Award for Outstanding Teaching, May 2012.
    • Highest teaching award bestowed upon instructors by the  M.B.A. students at the Haas School of Business.
  • Schwabacher Award for Distinction in Research and Teaching, February 2012.
    • Highest honor for distinction in research and teaching bestowed upon Assistant Professors at the Haas School of Business.
  • Competitive Manuscript Award, American Accounting Association, 2011.
    • The Competitive Manuscript Award encourages research among members of the American Accounting Association and associate members who have earned their Ph.D. within the past five years. The winner is chosen in a blind review.
  • A. S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, Scholarship, 2005-2010.
  • Best Paper Award, American Accounting Association Northeast Region, 2009.
  • European Union Erasmus Fellow, Lancaster University, 2002-2003.

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