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Regina Wittenberg Moerman

Arthur Andersen and Company Alumni Associate Professor of Accounting
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HOH
Room / Office
815

Ph.D., The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, 2006.
MBA, The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, 2006.
MBA, Finance and Accounting, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Summa Cum Laude, 1999.
B.A., Accounting and Economics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Magna Cum Laude, 1996.

Regina Wittenberg-Moerman specializes in financial reporting quality, debt contracting and trading, information asymmetry, financial intermediation, and bond analysts. She has held positions at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Wittenberg-Moerman's published research includes "The Role of Information Asymmetry and Financial Reporting Quality in Debt Trading: Evidence from the Secondary Loan Market" in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, “Price Discovery and Dissemination of Private Information by Loan Syndicate Participants” in the Journal of Accounting Research and “A Debt Analysts’ View of Debt-Equity Conflicts of Interest” in The Accounting Review.

Wittenberg-Moerman is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the Best Paper Prize by the Journal of Accounting and Economics in 2008 and Ernest R. Wish Accounting Research Award in 2011. She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Accounting and Economics and the Journal of Accounting research and is a referee for numerous journals, including Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Review of Accounting Studies, Review of Financial Studies and The Accounting Review.

At the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Wittenberg-Moerman earned a bachelor's degree magna cum laude in accounting and economics in 1996 and an MBA summa cum laude in finance and accounting in 1999. In 2006, Wittenberg-Moerman received an MBA and PhD from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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Aytekin Ertan, Maria Loumioti, Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "Enhancing Loan Quality through Transparency: Evidence from the European Central Bank Loan Level Reporting Initiative ,"  Journal of Accounting Research.
Robert Bushman, Christopher Williams, Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "The Informational Role of the Media in Private Lending ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  55.
Urooj Khan, Xinlei Li, Chris Williams, Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "Co-Migration and the Benefits of Relationships in Bank Lending ,".
Hans Christensen, Valeri Nikolaev, Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "Accounting Information in Financial Contracting: The Incomplete Contract Theory Perspective ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  54, 397-435.
Jeffrey Ng, Florin Vasvari, Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "Media Coverage and the Stock Market Valuation of TARP Participating Banks ,"  The European Accounting Review, 347-371.
Gus De Franco, Florin Vasvari, Dushyantkumar Vyas, Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "A Debt Analysts' View of Debt-Equity Conflicts of Interest ,"  The Accounting Review  89, 571-604.
Robert Bushman, Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "The Role of Bank Reputation in "Certifying" Future Performance Implications of Borrowers' Accounitng Numbers ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  50, 883-930.
Anna Costello, Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "The Impact of Financial Reporting Quality on Debt Contracting: Evidence from the Internal Control Weakness Reports ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  49.
Robert Bushman, Abbie Smith, Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "Price Discovery and Dissemination of Private Information by Loan Syndicate Participants ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  48.
Gus De Franco, Florin Vasvari, Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "The Informational Role of Bond Analysts ,"  Journal of Accounting Research  47.
Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "The Role of Information Asymmetry and Financial Reporting Quality in Debt Trading: Evidence from the Secondary Loan Market ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics  46, 240-260.
Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "Assessing Credit Risk in Israel's Bankig System by Means of a Credit Scoring Model ,"  The Economic Quarterly  48.
Regina Wittenberg Moerman () "Motor Car and Petrol Taxation Policy in Israel: Analysis and Proposal for a Tax Reform ,"  The Israeli Tax Quarterly  95.