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Douglas V. DeJong

Professor and Departmental Executive Officer
Lloyd J. and Thelma W. Palmer Professor of Accounting

Accounting
W252  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994
Ph: 319-335-0919
Fax: 319-335-1956
E-mail: douglas-dejong@uiowa.edu
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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
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

    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, G. Mertens

    Conference Proceedings

    • Cognition and Spatial Dispersion Games, A. Blume, Douglas V. DeJong, M. Maier, Experimental Business Research, Volume III: Marketing, Accounting and Cognitive Perspectives, Editors A. Rapoport and R. Zwick, Springer Kluwer, 2005

      Other Work

      • 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

      • China-Continental Europe: Shareholders - Board of Directors - Managers, Networks and Control, Douglas V. DeJong
      • Executive Compensation in a Matching Model, Douglas V. DeJong, Zhejia Ling, Elena Pastorino, B. Ravikumar

      Current & Prior Positions

      • Department Executive Officer, Department of Accounting, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, July 2008 - Present
      • Visiting Professor, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands, 2004 - Present
      • Visiting Professor, CentER for Economic Research, Rilburg University, Netherlands, 1999 - Present
      • Professor, Department of Accounting, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 1993 - Present
      • Visiting Scholar, University of Washington, Seattle, 2013
      • Visiting Professor, London School of Economi, 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
      • 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

      Review and Editorial Work

      • Referee, Accounting Review
      • Referee, Games and Economic Behavior

            Committees and Professional Service

            • Committee of DEOs