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Ed deHaan
Phone: 206-543-7913

Curriculum vitae:

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: 353226
Seattle, WA 98195

Ed deHaan

Associate Professor of Accounting
Gerhard G. Mueller Endowed Professor in Accounting


PhD University of Washington (2013)
MA San Francisco State University (2008)
BA University of California, Santa Cruz (2001)

Positions Held

At the University of Washington since 2016
Assistant Professor, Stanford University, 2013-2016
Adjunct Faculty, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2008

Selected Publications

  1. Obfuscation in Mutual Funds
    Journal Article:deHaan, E., Song, Y., Xie, C., Zhu, C., (2021). Journal of Accounting and Economics,
  2. Disclosure Processing Costs, Investors’ Information Choice, and Equity Market Outcomes: A Review
    Journal Article:Blankespoor, E., deHaan, E., Marinovic, I., (2020). Journal of Accounting and Economics,
  3. Strategic Disclosure and CEO Media Visibility
    Journal Article:Blankenspoor, E., deHaan, E., (2020). Journal of Financial Reporting,
  4. Long-Term Economic Consequences of Hedge Fund Activist Interventions
    Journal Article:deHaan, E., Larcker, D., McClure, C., (2019). Review of Accounting Studies,
  5. Why do Individual Investors Disregard Accounting Information? The Roles of Information Awareness and Acquisition Costs
    Journal Article:Blankespoor, E., deHaan, E., Wertz, J., Zhu, C., (2019). Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 57(1), pp. 53-84.
  6. Capital Market Effects of Media Synthesis and Dissemination: Evidence from Robo-Journalism
    Journal Article:Blankespoor, E., deHaan, E., and Zhu, C, (2018). Review of Accounting Studies, Vol. 23(1), pp. 1-36.
  7. Do Weather-Induced Moods Affect the Processing of Earnings News?
    Journal Article:deHaan, E., Madsen, J., & Piotroski, J., (2017). Journal of Accounting Research,
  8. The Financial Crisis and Corporate Credit Ratings
    Journal Article:deHaan, E., (2017). The Accounting Review,
    • Best PhD Paper Award – Western AAA Meeting, 2012
  9. Market (In)Attention and the Strategic Scheduling and Timing of Earnings Announcements
    Journal Article:deHaan, E., Shevlin, T., & Thornock, J., (2015). Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 60(1), pp. 36–55.
  10. Does the Revolving Door Affect the SEC’s Enforcement Outcomes?
    Journal Article:deHaan, E., Kedia, S., Koh, K., and Rajgopal, S., (2015). Journal of Accounting & Economics,
  11. Reputation Repair after a Serious Restatement
    Journal Article:Chakravarthy, J., deHaan, E., & Rajgopal, S., (2014). The Accounting Review,
    • Best Paper Award – Western AAA Meeting, 2012
  12. Does Voluntary Adoption of a Clawback Provision Improve Financial Reporting Quality?
    Journal Article:deHaan, E., Hodge, F. and Shevlin, T., (2013). Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 30(3), pp. 1027-1062.

Working Papers

“Financial Reporting and Employee Job Search.” (with Nan Li and Frank Zhou) – Select press: Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog
“Measuring Investor Attention.” (with Alastair Lawrence and Robin Litjens).
“Using and Interpreting Fixed Effects Models.” (with Matthias Breuer)
“Retail Bond Investors and Credit Ratings.” (with Jiacui Li and Edward Watts).
“Analyst Attention” (with Charles M. C. Lee and Wei Ting Loh).
“Control Variables in Interactive Models.” (with Robbie Moon, Jon Shipman, Quinn
Swanquist, and Rob Whited).

Honors and Awards

Stanford MSx Teaching Excellence Award (2014, 2016)
PhD Teaching Award – Foster School of Business (2011)

Courses Taught

Financial Accounting – graduate and undergraduate levels