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Mark Soliman

Professor of Accounting
Building
HOH
Room / Office
813

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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Soliman, Mark.,Yohn, Teri.,Faurel, Lucile.,Watkins, Jessica. () "Firm Level Investor Sentiment, External Financing, and the Capital Expenditure Anomaly".
Soliman, Mark.,Fedyk, Tatiana.,Singer, Zvi. () "The Sharpest Tool in the Shed: An Examination of Financial Statement Management Tools during IPOs", Review of Accounting Studies.
Soliman, Mark.,Fischer, Paul.,Jennings, Jared. () "Meeting, Beating and Bubbles".
Soliman, Mark.,Lundholm, Russell.,Koester, Allison. () "Attracting attention in a limited attention world: An exploration of the forces behind large positive earnings surprises”", Management Science.
Soliman, Mark.,Doyle, Jeffrey.,Jennings, Jared. () "Do Managers Define Non-GAAP Earnings to Meet or Beat Analyst Forecasts?", Journal of Accounting and Economics, 56, 40-56.
Soliman, Mark.,Lopes, Ana.,Lourenco, Isabel. () "Do alternative methods of reporting non-controlling interests really matter?", Australian Journal of Management, 38.
Soliman, Mark.,Frankel, R..,McVay, S.. () "Non-GAAP Earnings and Board Independance", Review of Accounting Studies.
Soliman, Mark.,Hand, John.,Green, Jeremiah. () "Going, Going, Gone? The Demise of the Accruals Anomaly", Management Science, 57, 797-816.
Soliman, Mark. () "The Use of DuPont Analysis by Market Participants", The Accounting Review, 83, 823-853.
Soliman, Mark.,Bradshaw, M.. () "A Discussion of Letting the 'Tail Wag The Dog': The Debate over GAAP versus Street Earnings Revisited", Contemporary Accounting Research, 24.
Soliman, Mark.,Rajan, M..,Reichelstein, S.. () "Conservatism, Growth and Return on Investment", Review of Accounting Studies, 12.
Soliman, Mark.,Beaver, W..,Shakespeare, C.. () "Differential Properties in the Ratings of Certified vs. Non-Certified Bond Rating Agencies", Journal of Accounting and Economics, 42.
Soliman, Mark.,Doyle, J..,Lundholm, R.. () "The Extreme Future Shock Returns Following I/B/E/S Earnings Surprises", Journal of Accounting Research, 44.
Soliman, Mark.,Richardson, Scott.,Sloan, Richard.,Tuna, Irem. () "The Implications of Firm Growth and Accounting Distortions for Accruals and Profitability", The Accounting Review, 81.
Soliman, Mark.,Richardson, Scott.,Sloan, Richard.,Tuna, A. Irem. () "Accrual Reliability, Earnings Persistance and Stock Prices", Journal of Accounting and Economics, 39.
Soliman, Mark.,Dechow, Patty.,Sloan, Richard. () "Implied Equity Duration: A New Measure of Equity Security Risk", Review of Accounting Studies , 9.
Soliman, Mark.,Doyle, J..,Lundholm, R.. () "The Predictive Value of Expenses Excluded from 'Pro Forma' Earnings", Review of Accounting Studies, 8, 145-174.