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Panos N. Patatoukas

Associate Professor
Haas Accounting Group
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Academic Status: On duty
Personal Homepage: http://panos.som.googlepages.com/
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


  • Ph.D., Accounting and Finance, Yale University, December 2010
    — Dissertation Title: Essays on Corporate Financial Reporting and Financial Statement Analysis
    — Dissertation Committee: Jake Thomas (Director), Shyam Sunder, Brian Mittendorf, Frank Zhang
  • M.Phil., Management, Yale University, 2008
  • M.A., Management, Yale University, 2007
  • M.Sc., Accounting and Finance, London School of Economics & Political Science, Highest Distinction, 2004
  • E.U. Erasmus Fellow, Lancaster University Management School, 2003
  • B.A., Accounting and Finance, Athens University of Economics & Business, Valedictorian, 2003

Positions Held

At Haas since 2010

July 2016 – present, University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business: Associate Professor with Tenure (Step I.5)
July 2010 – May 2016, University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

External Service and Assignments

  • Ad hoc Journal Referee: Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, California Management Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Finance, Management Science, Production and Operations Management Journal, Review of Accounting Studies, Review of Financial Studies
  • Ad hoc Reviewer: Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, Le Fonds France-Berkeley, Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting
  • Affiliations: American Accounting Association, European Accounting Association, Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Hellenic Finance and Accounting Association, Onassis Foundation Scholars’ Association
  • American Accounting Association:
    – Editorial Committee for the 2017 Midyear Meeting of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section
    – Competitive Manuscript Award Committee Chair: 2015-2016
    – Western Region Meeting, Doctoral Consortium Faculty Delegate: 2014, 2015
    – Annual Meeting, Financial Accounting and Reporting—Valuation and Fundamental Analysis Section Liaison: 2014

Current Research and Interests

  • Measuring and forecasting economic activity using financial statement analysis
  • Financial statement analysis and valuation at the firm level and the aggregate stock market level
  • Cross-industry economic links and supply-chain management
  • Properties of financial accounting data and financial reporting practice
  • National accounting and measuring macroeconomic activity

Selected Papers and Publications

  • From Forecasting to Nowcasting the Macroeconomy Using Financial Accounting Data, with Yaniv Konchitchki, accepted for the 2016 Review of Accounting Studies Conference
  • From Micro to Macro: Does Conditional Conservatism Aggregate up in the National Income and Product Accounts?, with doctoral student Henry Laurion, conditionally accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial Reporting
  • Asymmetrically Timely Loss Recognition and the Accrual Anomaly, Abacus 52 (1): 2016
  • Customer-Base Concentration and Inventory Efficiencies: Evidence from the Manufacturing Sector, with doctoral student Korcan Ak, forthcoming in Production and Operations Management Journal (April 2016)
  • Placebo Tests of Conditional Conservatism, with Jake Thomas, forthcoming in The Accounting Review (March 2016)
  • On the Pricing of Mandatory DCF Disclosures: Evidence from Oil and Gas Royalty Trusts, with Richard Sloan and doctoral student Jenny Zha, forthcoming in The Accounting Review (November 2015)
  • Taking the Pulse of the Real Economy Using Financial Statement Analysis: Implications for Macro Forecasting and Stock Valuation, with Yaniv Konchitchki, The Accounting Review 89 (2): 2014
  • Detecting News in Aggregate Accounting Earnings: Implications for Stock Market Valuation, Review of Accounting Studies 19 (1): 2014
  • Accounting Earnings and Gross Domestic Product, with Yaniv Konchitchki, Journal of Accounting and Economics 57 (1): 2014
  • Customer-Base Concentration: Implications for Firm Performance and Capital Markets, The Accounting Review 87 (2): 2012
  • More Evidence of Bias in Differential Timeliness Estimates of Conditional Conservatism, with Jake Thomas, The Accounting Review 86 (5): 2011


Honors and Awards



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