Emmanuel De George

Associate Professor

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Professor De George joined the University of Miami in January 2019. He was previously a faculty member at the London Business School. His research interests include the economic consequences of corporate financial reporting regulation, bank supervision, and disclosure and regulation within the crypto-capital market. He teaches courses including Advanced Financial Analysis (ACC 672) and Intermediate Accounting (ACC 312). Dr. De George’s research has been published in leading academic journals including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics and the Journal of Financial Economics. Prior to joining academia, he worked as an auditor in KPMG’s Middle Market Advisory Division in Melbourne, Australia before earning his PhD in Business (Accounting) at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.



2013Ph.D. Business Administration (Accounting), , University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor, MI
2006B.Comm Accounting and Business Information Systems, with Honors (first class),, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Professional Experience

2022 - Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Miami
2019 - 2022Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of Miami
2013 - 2018Assistant Professor of Accounting, London Business School
2007 - 2011Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan, Ross School of Business

Honors & Acknowledgements

FARS Excellence in Reviewing Award FARS Excellence in Reviewing Award , 2017
LBS Junior Faculty Research Award , 2016
PricewaterhouseCoopers-Norm Auerbach Doctoral Student Fellowship , 2012
Rackham Graduate Student Travel Grant, 2011
AAA Deloitte J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2010
Paton Accounting Scholarship, University of Michigan Business School , 2007-2011
Ross School of Business Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2007-2011
Honors Medal winner (Accounting), University of Melbourne, 2006
Lou Goldberg Prize (Best Honors Thesis), University of Melbourne , 2006

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: (International) Accounting Regulation and Corporate Financial Reporting; Systemic Risk; Disclosure and Regulation within the Crypto-capital Market


“The Role of Disclosure and Information Intermediaries in an Unregulated Capital Market: Evidence from Initial Coin Offerings” with Thomas Bourveau, Atif Ellahie, Daniele Macciocchi. March 2022, Vol. 60(1), pp.129-167. Journal of Accounting Research.

"Economic Consequences of Mandatory Auditor Reporting to Bank Regulators” with Aytekin Ertan, Karthik Balakrishnan and Hannah Scobie. 2021. Vol. 72(2-3), 101431. Journal of Accounting and Economics.

"The Dark Side of Low Financial Reporting Frequency: Investors’ Reliance on Alternative Sources of Earnings News and Excessive Information Spillovers” with Salman Arif. November 2020, Vol. 95(6), pp. 23-49. The Accounting Review.

“A Review of the IFRS Adoption Literature” with Lakshmanan Shivakumar and Xi Li. 2016, Vol 21(3), pp.898-1004. Review of Accounting Studies (peer-reviewed invited submission)

“How Much Does IFRS Cost? IFRS Adoption and Audit Fees” with Colin Ferguson and Nasser Spear. March 2013, Vol. 88(2), pp. 429-262. The Accounting Review.

“The Earnings Announcement Premium around the Globe” with Brad Barber, Reuven Lehavy, and Brett Trueman. 2013, Vol. 108(1), pp. 118-138. Journal of Financial Economics.