PhD Student | Accounting and Information Systems
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Biography

Zach King is a Ph.D. candidate at University of Wisconsin – Madison with research that focuses on the financial reporting for intangible assets. Related to that topic, Zach is currently the coauthor of two working papers and one comment letter. Some of Zach’s other notable achievements while at University of Wisconsin have been to receive several grants totaling more than $10,000, present his work internationally, and be awarded for his instruction at the undergraduate level. Zach holds a B.S. in Finance with a minor in Economics from Rutgers University.

Research

Working Papers

King, Z. & Lynch, D. & Stomberg, B. & Utke, S. (2019). Does the Financial Reporting for Income Tax Expense Affect Financial Reporting Quality? Evidence from the Timeliness of Goodwill Impairments.

King, Z. & Linsmeier, T. & Wangerin, D. (2019). Differences in the Value Relevance of Identifiable Intangible Assets Acquired in Business Combinations.

Presentations

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 the Financial Reporting for Income Tax Expense Affect Financial Reporting Quality? Evidence from 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 the Financial Reporting for Income Tax Expense Affect Financial Reporting Quality? Evidence from the Timeliness of Goodwill Impairments.

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

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

University of Wisconsin - Madison Workshop (2018) Does the Financial Reporting for Income Tax Expense Affect Financial Reporting Quality? Evidence from 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 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)