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Roger White

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Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3606
Biography: 

Roger joined the W. P. Carey School of Business in 2016 after completing his graduate work at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. His research is focused on fraud, incentives, regulation, corruption, and investor behavior.

In 2015 he was awarded the Glen McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting Ethics for his research examining the profitability of stock trades executed by SEC employees. 

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Emory University 2017
  • B.S. The Citadel 2009
Research Interests: 
  • Corporate Governance
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Fraud
  • Regulation and Enforcement
  • Communication in Markets

 

Publications: 
  • “The Role of Accounting in Ponzi Schemes” with Stephen Deason, Shivaram Rajgopal, and Greg Waymire. Accounting Horizons. Accepted.

  • “Are regulators effective at unraveling accounting manipulation? Evidence from Public Utility Commissions” with Jivas Chakravarthy and Katie McDermott. Management Science. Accepted.

  • “Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, and Regulatory Enforcement: Close Experience with Potential Sanctions and Fraud Deterrence” with Jeremy Douthit and Melanie Millar. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Accepted.

  • “Corruption and Corporate Innovation” with Jesse Ellis and Jared Smith. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Accepted.

  • “Political Corruption and Firm Value in the U.S.: Do Rents and Monitoring Matter?” with Nerissa Brown, Jared Smith, and Chad Zutter. Journal of Business Ethics. Accepted.

  • “The Dark Side of Individual Blockholder Philanthropy” with Thomas Shohfi. 2020. Financial Management 49, 741-767.

  • “Insider Trading: What Really Protects U.S. Investors?” 2020. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 55, 1305-1322.

  • “Cheating When in The Hole: The Case of New York City Taxis” with Shivaram Rajgopal. 2019. Accounting, Organizations and Society 79, 1-16.

  • “Stock Trades of Securities and Exchange Commission Employees” with Shivaram Rajgopal. 2017. Journal of Law and Economics 60, 441-477.

  • “Mobile communication and local information flow: Evidence from distracted driving laws” with Nerissa Brown and Han Stice. 2015. Journal of Accounting Research 53, 275-329.

Research Activity: 
Fall 2020
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ACC 350Internal Reporting
Fall 2019
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ACC 350Internal Reporting
Fall 2018
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ACC 350Internal Reporting
Fall 2017
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ACC 350Internal Reporting
Fall 2016
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ACC 350Internal Reporting
Honors / Awards: 
  • Finalist, John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Award, 2018
  • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellow, 2015-2016
  • Glen McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting Ethics, 2014-2015
  • Semi-finalist, Best Paper Award, Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2014 and 2016