Robert Bowen, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Accounting
Robert Bowen, Ph.D.
Email
rbowen@sandiego.edu
Phone
(619) 260-2385
Office Location
Olin Hall 223
Degree
  • Ph.D. Stanford University, Accounting/Finance
  • MBA Washington University, Accounting/Economics
  • B.A. Drury College, Business Administration
Areas of Expertise
Accountancy

Selected Publications

  • WaMu's Option-ARM Strategy, Issues in Accounting Education
  • iRobot Corporation's Intellectural Property: Accounting For Research and Development Under US GAAP Versus IFRS, Journal of Business Case Studies
  • Financial Whistle-Blowing: Target Firm Characteristics and Economic Consequences, The Accounting Review
  • Analyst Coverage and the Cost of Raising Equity Capital: Evidence from the Underpricing of Seasoned Equity Offerings, Contemporary Accounting Research
  • Accounting Discretion, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance, Contemporary Accounting Research

Summary

Professor Bowen joined USD in September 2012 after over 30 years at the University of Washington, where he was the PricewaterhouseCoopers Professor of Accounting. Bowen earned his PhD from Stanford University, a MBA from Washington University (St. Louis) and a BA from Drury College. He has co-authored a number of widely used cases and has earned over 50 teaching awards, including 35 from graduating Executive MBA students at Washington. After visiting INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France) in Winter 2001, he received the Best Core Teacher award from the December 2001 graduating class.

Professor Bowen is among "The top 100 Most Prolific Authors in the Accounting Literature Over the Past Half-Century: 1959-2008," J. Heck (2009). His research has garnered three national awards. His papers have appeared in journals such as The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative…


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