Mark Soliman

Professor of Accounting
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PhD, University of Michigan; MS, Seattle University; BS, California State Polytechnic University

Mark Soliman specializes in financial reporting information, trading strategies, capital markets, debt ratings voluntarily disclosure, especially non-GAAP earnings. He has held positions at The Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Foster School at the University of Washington where he was the recipient of numerous teaching awards. Outside of academia, he was vice president of accounting-based research at Citadel Investment Group in Chicago and consulted extensively for Renaissance Technologies, helping them to develop trading strategies for their hedge fund. Professor Soliman has published extensively in the top journals including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, The Review of Accounting Studies, Management Science and Contemporary Accounting Research. He is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the Notable Contribution to the Accounting Literature in 2009 along with the Best Paper award at several conferences. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review and The Review of Accounting Studies. Professor Soliman is also a CPA in the state of California and Washington (inactive). He is also a triathlete recently completing the Ironman distance in Coeur D’Alene in Idaho.
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Mark Soliman, Jared Jennings, Hojun Seo () "The Market’s Reaction to Changes in Performance Rankings ,"  Review of Accounting Studies.
Mark Soliman, Suteera Pongtepupathum, Mohamad Mazboudi () "When non-GAAP Earnings are Not Opportunistic: Evidence from non-GAAP Earnings that Follow Management Forecasts ,".
Mark Soliman, Teri Yohn, Lucile Faurel, Jessica Watkins () "Using Firm-Level Favoritism to Better Understand the External Financing and Capital Expenditure Anomalies ,"  Journal of Accounting Research, under review.
Mark Soliman, Adam Kolaniski () "Analyst Forecast Benchmark Beating: The entire distribution please ,".
Mark Soliman, Jared Jennings, Ahmed Maguid, Kari Olsen () "CEO Narcissism and Non-GAAP Earnings: Looking Good More Often with Lower Quality Exclusions ,"  The Accounting Review, 3rd round Revise and Resubmit.
Mark Soliman, Ana Lopes, Isabela Lourenco () "Is the Relation Between Non-Controlling Interests and Parent Companies Misleading? ,"  Australian Journal of Management  Forthcoming.
Mark Soliman, Paul Fischer, Jared Jennings () "Meeting, Beating and Bubbles ,"  The Accounting Review, revise and resubmit.
Mark Soliman, Hichem Khlif () "Internal control quality, Disclosure and cost of equity capital: The case of an unregulated market ,"  International Journal of Auditing .
Mark Soliman, T. Fedyk, Z. Singer () "The Sharpest Tool in the Shed: IPO Financial Statement Management of STEM vs. Non-STEM firms ,"  Review of Accounting Studies.
Mark Soliman, Russell Lundholm, Allison Koester () "Attracting attention in a limited attention world: An exploration of the forces behind large positive earnings surprises” ,"  Management Science.
Mark Soliman, Jeffrey Doyle, Jared Jennings () "Do Managers Define Non-GAAP Earnings to Meet or Beat Analyst Forecasts? ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  56, 40-56.
Mark Soliman, Ana Lopes, Isabel Lourenco () "Do alternative methods of reporting non-controlling interests really matter? ,"  Australian Journal of Management  38.
Mark Soliman, R. Frankel, S. McVay () "Non-GAAP Earnings and Board Independance ,"  Review of Accounting Studies.
Mark Soliman, John Hand, Jeremiah Green () "Going, Going, Gone? The Demise of the Accruals Anomaly ,"  Management Science  57, 797-816.
Mark Soliman () "The Use of DuPont Analysis by Market Participants ,"  The Accounting Review  83, 823-853.
Mark Soliman, M. Bradshaw () "A Discussion of Letting the 'Tail Wag The Dog': The Debate over GAAP versus Street Earnings Revisited ,"  Contemporary Accounting Research  24.
Mark Soliman, M. Rajan, S. Reichelstein () "Conservatism, Growth and Return on Investment ,"  Review of Accounting Studies  12.
Mark Soliman, Scott Richardson, Richard Sloan, Irem Tuna () "The Implications of Firm Growth and Accounting Distortions for Accruals and Profitability ,"  The Accounting Review  81.
Mark Soliman, W. Beaver, C. Shakespeare () "Differential Properties in the Ratings of Certified vs. Non-Certified Bond Rating Agencies ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  42.
Mark Soliman, J. Doyle, R. Lundholm () "The Extreme Future Shock Returns Following I/B/E/S Earnings Surprises ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  44.
Mark Soliman, Scott Richardson, Richard Sloan, A. Irem Tuna () "Accrual Reliability, Earnings Persistance and Stock Prices ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  39.
Mark Soliman, Patty Dechow, Richard Sloan () "Implied Equity Duration: A New Measure of Equity Security Risk ,"  Review of Accounting Studies   9.
Mark Soliman, J. Doyle, R. Lundholm () "The Predictive Value of Expenses Excluded from 'Pro Forma' Earnings ,"  Review of Accounting Studies  8, 145-174.