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John Wertz



John Wertz

Ph.D. Student

Academic Department: Accounting

Area of Specialization: Accounting


BSBA, Ohio State University (2009)

Research Interests

Capital markets
Corporate disclosure
Information costs
Market microstructure


Why do individual investors disregard accounting information? The roles of information awareness and acquisition costs (with Elizabeth Blankespoor, Ed deHaan, and Christina Zhu), Forthcoming, Journal of Accounting Research

Working Papers

Entry and capital structure mimicking in concentrated markets: The role of incumbents’ financial disclosures (with Darren Bernard and Devrimi Kaya)

Teaching Experience

Managerial Accounting - Undergraduate, Evening MBA, Executive MBA
Math and Statistics Bootcamp for incoming PhD students


Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, 2018-2019
Foster School of Business Dean's Achievement Award, 2018
FARS Excellence in Reviewing Award, 2018
Oregon Society of CPAs Circle of Excellence, 2011