PhD Student | Accounting and Information Systems
4171 Grainger Hall

Biography

Zach King is an Accounting Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison whose research examines accounting policy issues related to intangibles. King has presented his research both domestically and internationally, received several grants totaling more than $10,000, and been awarded for his instruction at the undergraduate level. Zach holds a B.S. in Finance with a minor in Economics from Rutgers University.

Research

Selected Submitted Journal Articles

King, Z. & Linsmeier, T. & Wangerin, D. (2020). Differences in the Value Relevance of Identifiable Intangible Assets Acquired in Business Combinations. The Accounting Review

King, Z. & Lynch, D. & Stomberg, B. & Utke, S. (2020). Does Financial Reporting for Income Tax Expense Affect the Timeliness of Goodwill Impairments? Contemporary Accounting Research

Working Papers

King, Z. (2020). Immediately Expense or Capitalize and Amortize? A New Perspective on Accounting for R&D Expenditures.

Presentations

University of Wisconsin-Madison Workshop (2020) Immediately Expense or Capitalize and Amortize? A New Perspective on Accounting for R&D Expenditures.

Swiss Accounting Research Alpine Camp (2020) Differences in the Value Relevance of Identifiable Intangible Assets Acquired in Business Combinations.

AAA Midwest Region Meeting (2019) Discussion of Labor Unemployment Insurance and Accounting Conservatism.

AAA Midwest Region Meeting (2019) Does Financial Reporting for Income Tax Expense Affect the Timeliness of Goodwill Impairments?

University of Wisconsin-Madison Workshop (2019) Differences in the Value Relevance of Identifiable Intangible Assets Acquired in Business Combinations.

AAA Annual Meeting (2019) Discussion of Bond Market Transparency and Stock Price Crash Risk: Evidence from a Natural Experiment.

AAA Annual Meeting (2019) Does Financial Reporting for Income Tax Expense Affect the Timeliness of Goodwill Impairments?

AAA Annual Meeting (2019) Discussion of Identifiable Intangible Assets and Capital Structure.

UNT Accounting Conference (2019) Does Financial Reporting for Income Tax Expense Affect the Timeliness of Goodwill Impairments?

University of Wisconsin-Madison Workshop (2018) Does Financial Reporting for Income Tax Expense Affect the Timeliness of Goodwill Impairments?

Teaching

Undergraduate Courses

Introductory Financial Accounting (AIS 100), Fall 2016.

Introductory Financial Accounting (AIS 100), Spring 2017.

Introductory Financial Accounting (AIS 100), Fall 2017.

Graduate Courses

A History of Financial Market Fraud: A Forensic Approach (FIN 765), Fall 2018.

Service

Professional Organizations

American Accounting Association

AAA Financial Accounting and Reporting Section

Editorial and Reviewing Activities

Reviewer for AAA FARS Midyear Meeting 2021 (x2), 2020 (x3), 2019 (x1)

Reviewer for AAA Annual Meeting 2019 (x3)

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Accounting Horizons

Reviewer for Hawai'i Accounting Research Conference 2020 (x1)