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Douglas Dejong
Professor
Lloyd J. and Thelma W. Palmer Professor of Accounting
Contact
319-335-0919
Office
W348 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
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 Professor - accounting and finance group , Rotterdam School of Management and Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University, Netherlands, 2016
University of Iowa Developmental Assignement, 2015
Visiting Scholar, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015
Visiting Scholar, University of Washington-Seattle, 2015
Selected publications 

Transparency, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance in The Netherlands. Douglas V. DeJong, Abe de Jong, Gerard Mertens, Henry van Beusichem

Managers: Their Effects on Accruals and Firm Policies. Douglas V. DeJong, Z. Ling, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 2013, vol 40, 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, 2007, 2007, vol 26, 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, 2005, Journal of Corporate Finance, 2005, vol 11, 473-503

Working papers 

Blockholders and Leverage: When Debt Leads to Higher Dividends. A. de Jong, Douglas V. DeJong, U. Hege, S. Anantavrasilp

Blockholder Heterogeneity and Firm Value: Evidence from the US and Scandinavian Markets for Corporate Control. Douglas V. DeJong, Buhui Qiu

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 

Chinese Firms: Labor Force Characteristics, Cost Structures and Productivity. Douglas V. DeJong, Tianyu Zhang

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

Current & Prior Positions 
Visiting Scholar, University of Washington, Seattle, 2013 - Present
Visiting Professor, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands, 2004 - 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 Professor, CentER for Economic Research, Tilburg University, Netherlands, 1999 - 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, American Economic Review

Referee, Review of Accounting Studies

Referee, Economic Journal, 2015 - Current

Referee, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2012 - 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