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Douglas V. DeJong

Douglas V. DeJong

Accounting

Professor
Lloyd J. and Thelma W. Palmer Professor of Accounting

  319-335-0919
  W348  Pappajohn Business Building
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • PhD in Accounting, University of Michigan, 1980
  • MBA in Finance, University of Iowa, 1971
  • BBA in Accounting, University of Iowa, 1970

Expertise

  • Corporate Governance (US and International)
  • Experimental Economics: strategic games, markets and econometrics
  • Healthcare Industry - financial analysis for the healthcare industry
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Awards

  • Visiting Scholar, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015
  • Visiting Professor - accounting and finance group , Rotterdam School of Management and Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University, Netherlands, 2014
  • Visiting Professor - accounting and micro-economics , CentER for Economic Research, Tilburg University, Netherlands, 2013
  • Visiting Scholar, University of Washington-Seattle, 2013

Selected Publications

  • Managers: Their Effects on Accruals and Firm Policies, Douglas V. DeJong, Z. Ling, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, vol 40, 2013, 82-114
  • Investor Relations, Reputational Bonding and Corporate Governance: The Case of Royal Ahold (old title - Royal Ahold: A Failure of Corporate Goverance), A. de Jong, Douglas V. DeJong, G. Mertens, P. Roosenboom, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, vol 26, 2007, 328-375
  • The Role of Self-Regulation in Corporate Governance: Evidence and Implications from the Netherlands, A. de Jong, Douglas V. DeJong, G. Mertens, C. Wasley, Journal of Corporate Finance, vol 11, 2005, 473-503

Working Papers

  • Blockholder Heterogeneity and Firm Value: Evidence from the US and Scandinavian Markets for Corporate Control, Douglas V. DeJong, Buhui Qiu
  • Blockholders and Leverage: When Debt Leads to Higher Dividends, A. de Jong, Douglas V. DeJong, U. Hege, S. Anantavrasilp

Other Work

  • China-Europe Conference: Transparency, Institutions and Governance , Douglas V. DeJong
  • Royal Ahold: The Role of Corporate Governance, A. de Jong, Douglas V. DeJong, G. Mertens, P. Roosenboom, The Glover Handbook of Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility, 2009

Work In Progress

  • Executive Compensation in a Matching Model, Douglas V. DeJong, Zhejia Ling, Elena Pastorino, B. Ravikumar

Current & Prior Positions

  • Visiting Professor, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands, 2004 - Present
  • Visiting Professor, CentER for Economic Research, Tilburg University, Netherlands, 1999 - Present
  • Professor, Department of Accounting, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 1993 - Present
  • Visiting Scholar, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015
  • Department Executive Officer, Department of Accounting, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, July 2008 - June 2014
  • Visiting Scholar, University of Washington, Seattle, 2013
  • Visiting Professor, London School of Economics, 1999
  • Research Professor of Accounting, CentER for Economic Research, Tilburg University, Netherlands, 1997 - 1998
  • Director, Ira B. McGladrey Institute of Accounting Research, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 1991 - 1998
  • Visiting Professor, CentER for Economic Research, Tilburg University, Netherlands, 1995 - 1996
  • Director Accounting PhD Program, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 1991 - 1995
  • Associate Professor, Department of Accounting, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 1986 - July 1993
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 1980 - July 1986
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Accounting, University of Michigan, 1976 - 1980
  • Audit and Management Advisory Services Staff, Price Waterhouse, Chicago, IL, 1973 - 1976
  • Operational Audit Staff, U.S. Army Audit Agency, Pacific and Far East, 1971 - 1973

Review and Editorial Work

  • Referee, Accounting Review
  • Referee, Games and Economic Behavior
  • Referee, National Science Foundation, 1985 - current

Presentations

  • Blockholders and Leverage: When Debt Leads to Higher Dividends, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015
  • Dominant Owners: Pyramids and Debt, Rotary Club of Peninsula South, Hong Kong, Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong, 2015
  • Executive Compensation in a Matching Model, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, 2012
  • Executive Compensation in a Matching Model, Tilburg University, Tilburg, Netherlands, 2011