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Robert W. Holthausen

research interests: accounting choice and organizational structure, effects of information on prices and volume, effects of organizational structure on financial performance, management compensation issues, valuation


Wharton's Accounting Department pursues an active research program, including recent studies in the following areas:

  • The design of executive compensation contracts
  • Productivity, efficiency, and incentives in the health care, banking, and other industries
  • The role of information in capital markets
  • Accounting for financial instruments
  • International accounting standards
  • Securities analysis
  • Taxes and organizational design
  • The economic impact of accounting policy
Research Papers / Publications

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