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Irem Tuna

Professor of Accounting; Chair, Accounting Faculty


PhD (University of Michigan)

Before joining London Business School, Dr Irem Tuna was on the faculty of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently an Associate Professor of Accounting at London Business School and teaches classes on Financial Accounting and Corporate Governance to masters and doctoral students, and Financial Statements Analysis for the Executive Education programme. 

Dr Tuna’s research interests are in firm valuation, earnings quality, and corporate governance. She has published work in a variety of journals in her field, including the Review of Accounting Studies, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, and The Accounting Review. She serves on the editorial advisory board of The Accounting Review, the Review of Accounting Studies, the Contemporary Accounting Review, the Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, and European Accounting Review.

She holds a PhD in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Michigan.

2014

Asset reliability and security prices: Evidence from credit markets

Arora N; Richardson S; Tuna I

Review of Accounting Studies 2014 Vol 19:1 p 363-395

Macro to micro: Country exposures, firm fundamentals, and stock returns

Li N; Richardson S; Tuna I

Journal of Accounting and Economics 2014 Vol 58:1 p 1-20

2013

Management forecast credibility and underreaction to news

Ng J; Tuna I; Verdi R

Review of Accounting Studies 2013 Vol 18:4 p 956-986

2012

Value investing in credit markets

Correia M M; Richardson S; Tuna I

Review of Accounting Studies 2012 Vol 17:3 p 572-609

2010

Accounting anomalies and fundamental analysis: A review of recent research advances

Tuna I; Richardson S; Wysocki P

Journal of Accounting and Economics 2010 Vol 50:2-3 p 410-454

2007

Corporate governance, accounting outcomes and organizational performance

Larcker D; Richardson S; Tuna I

Accounting Review 2007 Vol 82:4 p 963-1008

The book-to-price effect in stock returns: Accounting for leverage

Tuna I; Penman S; Richardson S

Journal of Accounting Research 2007 Vol 45:2 p 427-467

The role of accounting in the design of CEO equity compensation

Tuna I; Carter M E; Lynch L

Accounting Review 2007 Vol 82 p 327-357

2006

Expectation management and beatable targets: How do analysts react to explicit earnings guidance?

Tuna I; Cotter J; Wysocki P

Contemporary Accounting Research 2006 Vol 23:3 p 593-624

The implications of firm growth and accounting distortions for accruals and profitability

Tuna I; Richardson S; Sloan R; Soliman M

Accounting Review 2006 Vol 81 p 713-743

2005

Accrual reliability, earnings persistence and stock prices

Richardson S; Sloan R G; Soliman M T; Tuna I

Journal of Accounting and Economics 2005 Vol 39 p 437-485

Accrual reliability, earnings persistence, and stock prices

Tuna I; Richardson S; Sloan R; Soliman M

Journal of Accounting and Economics 2005 September Vol 39:3

2003

Why are earnings kinky? An examination of the earnings management explanation

Dechow P; Richardson S; Tuna I

Review of Accounting Studies 2003 Vol 8 p 355-384

Why are earnings kinky? An examination of the earnings management explanation

Tuna I; Dechow P; Richardson S

Review of Accounting Studies 2003 Vol 8 p 355-384

2015

Do inherited beliefs and values influence CEO pay

Tuna I; Tahoun A

Working Paper

Matching premiums in the executive labor market

Carter M E; Franco F; Tuna I

Working Paper

2014

A Characteristic Model for Asset Pricing

Penman S H; Reggiani F; Richardson S; Tuna I

Social Sciences Research Network

Corporate governance and restrictions in debt contracts

Li X; Tuna I; Vasvari F

Social Sciences Research Network

2011

Premium pay for executive talent: An empirical analysis

Carter M E; Franco F; Tuna I

Social Sciences Research Network

Social Networks: The Impact on Firms Information Environment and Corporate Communication

Horton J; Serafeim G; Tuna I

Social Sciences Research Network

Research Interests


  • Corporate governance
  • firm valuation
  • earnings management
  • disclosure
  • accounting and contracting