University of Southern California

Elizabeth Chuk
Assistant Professor of Accounting

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

PhD, University of Washington; BS, UC-Berkeley


Elizabeth Chuk conducts research in financial accounting. Her current research interests include earnings management, pension accounting, and economic consequences of accounting standards. Her research has been published in The Accounting Review and Journal of Accounting & Economics. Prior to her doctorate, Professor Chuk was an auditor at Deloitte & Touche.


Burgstahler, D., and Chuk, E. C. (2014) "Do scaling and selection explain earnings discontinuities?," Journal of Accounting & Economics.
Burgstahler, D., and Chuk, E. C. (2013) "What have we learned about earnings management? Correcting disinformation about discontinuity evidence," working paper.
Anantharaman, D., and Chuk, E. C. (2013) "Economic consequences of mandated disaggregation," working paper.
Burgstahler, D., and Chuk, E. C. (2013) "Earnings precision and the relations between earnings and returns," working paper.
Burgstahler, D., and Chuk, E. C. (2013) "Detecting earnings management using discontinuity evidence," working paper.
Chuk, E. C., Matsumoto, D., and Miller, G. (2013) "Assessing methods of identifying management forecasts: CIG vs. hand-collection," Journal of Accounting & Economics, 55 (1), 23-42.