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Katharine Drake

Katharine Drake

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Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2012
  • MAcc, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • B.A., Rice University
Current Courses
  • ACCT 420/520/520I Intro to Federal Taxation Spring 2014
  • ACCT 553 Tax Research Spring 2014
Research Interests
  • Relationship between GAAP and taxable income
  • Firm life cycle
  • Network connections
  • Executive compensation and tax
Working Papers

“Network Ties Among Low-Tax Firms.” (with J. Brown) forthcoming in The Accounting Review.

“Does Firm Life Cycle Explain the Relation Between Book-Tax Differences and Earnings Persistence?”

“Compensation in the Post FIN-48 Period: The Case of Contracting on Tax Perfromance and Uncertainty.” (with J. Brown and M. Martin)

"Investing in Tax Breaks: Assessing the Outcomes of Political Strategy Choices." (with J. Brown and L. Wellman)

"The Economic Consequences of Uncertain Tax Position Resolution." (with A. Koester)

Professional Associations
  • American Accounting Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Licensed CPA in Colorado, Wisconsin
Awards and Honors
  • ATA/PwC Dissertation Award, 2013
  • AAA/Grant Thornton Dissertation Award, 2012
  • Hal J. Reneau Memorial Scholarship, 2010
  • University Graduate Fellowship, Arizona State University, 2010 and 2011

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