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Steven J. Huddart Bio

Steven J. Huddart
Senior Associate Dean for Research and Faculty and Smeal Professor in Accounting
Penn State University

B.Math., University of Waterloo
Ph.D., Yale University

Professor Huddart's research examines how decisions are affected by information, incentives, social norms, and behavioral biases. He has examined the relationships between disclosure and insider trading; the financial reporting, taxation, compensation, and valuation aspects of employee stock options; the effects of ownership structure on corporate value; and the determinants of investors' decisions to trade. This research appears in Accounting Horizons; Accounting, Organizations and Society; the American Economic Review; Contemporary Accounting Research; Econometrica; the Journal of Financial Markets; the Journal of Accounting & Economics; Management Science; the Quarterly Journal of Economics; and the Review of Accounting Studies.

He has taught financial accounting, managerial accounting, and tax planning. Professor Huddart has published cases on indirect cost allocation and the taxation of a corporate acquisition. Before coming to Smeal, he taught at Duke, Michigan, and Stanford.

He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant (Canada). Previously he served as an editor of Contemporary Accounting Research and The Accounting Review, and on the editorial boards of Contemporary Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting & Economics, the Review of Accounting Studies, and the Journal of Accounting Case Research.

Professor Huddart has addressed the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the Financial Executives Institute, and other practitioner groups on aspects of stock-based compensation.

Academic curriculum vitae in pdf format.

Smeal Directory entry.

Steven Huddart
Smeal College of Business, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802-3603 USA
(814) 863-0048
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