Assistant Professor of Accounting

Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

Mail: 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15217

Office: 238 Posner Hall

Email: apmb AT



Does the U.S. System of Taxation on Multinationals Advantage Foreign Acquirers? with Alex Edwards and Terry Shevlin

  Journal of Accounting and Economics, forthcoming.

Taxation and Executive Compensation: Evidence from Stock Options

  Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming.

Governance and Taxes: Evidence from Regression Discontinuity with Steve Karolyi

  The Accounting Review 92(1):29-50, 2017.

Do Institutional Investors Demand Public Disclosure? with Steve Karolyi

  Review of Financial Studies 29(12):3245-3277, 2016.

Working Papers

Taxes and Peer Effects with Alex Edwards and Tom Ruchti

  Revise and Resubmit, The Accounting Review

Bank Regulator Bias and the Efficacy of Stress Test Disclosures with Steve Karolyi, Tom Ruchti and Austin Sudbury

  Revise and Resubmit, Review of Financial Studies

Public Accounting Experience and the Remediation of Material Internal Control Weaknesses with Clive Lennox, Chan Li and Tom Ruchti

  Revise and Resubmit, The Accounting Review

Managerial Discretion, Matching and the Market with Tom Ruchti

  Revise and Resubmit, The Accounting Review

Political Uncertainty and Corporate Transparency with Steve Karolyi and Tom Ruchti

Understanding the 'Numbers Game' with Steve Karolyi and Tom Ruchti

Regulating the Market for Information with Steve Karolyi and Tom Ruchti

Short-termism Spillovers from the Financial Industry with Aytekin Ertan, Steve Karolyi and Tom Ruchti

Short Selling Governance and Intrafirm Resource Allocation with Jim Albertus, Steve Karolyi and Tom Ruchti

University-Level Recruiting and Black Underrepresentation in the Auditing Profession with Chan Li, Paul Madsen and Tom Ruchti

That's What Friends are for: Audit Quality and Accounting Employee Affiliations with Audit Firms with Nam Ho, Chan Li and Tom Ruchti

Strategic Disclosure Misclassification with Steve Karolyi and Paul Ma

Disclosure, Hold-up, and External Finance: Evidence from Private Firms with Steve Karolyi and Tom Ruchti

Domestic Taxes and Inbound Acquisitions

Allies in the Break Room: The Effect of Accounting Alumni on Auditor Choice and the Hiring Agenda with Nam Ho and Tom Ruchti

Strategic Fair Value Reporting: Evidence from the Crisis with Tom Ruchti

Dividends and Shareholder Taxes: Evidence from Tax Reform


Financial and Managerial Accounting I (MBA) (Carnegie Mellon, 2016 Mini 1)

Taxes and Business Strategy (MBA) (Carnegie Mellon, 2015 Mini 4, 2016 Mini 4)

Issues in Taxation for Accounting and Finance (PhD) (Carnegie Mellon, 2013 Mini 2)

Introduction to Accounting (UG) (Carnegie Mellon, 2013 Fall, 2015 Spring, 2016 Spring)

Contemporary Economic Systems (University of Toronto, 2010)

Advanced Microeconomic Theory (University of Toronto, 2009)

Economics of the Public Sector: Taxation (University of Toronto, 2008)