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Irem Tuna

Professor of Accounting; Chair, Accounting Faculty


PhD (University of Michigan)

Dr İrem Tuna is a Professor of Accounting at London Business School and teaches classes on Financial Accounting, Corporate Governance, Corporate Communication and Investor Relations to masters and doctoral students, and Financial Statements Analysis for Executive Education. Before joining London Business School, she was on the faculty of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr Tuna’s research interests are in firm valuation, earnings quality, corporate governance, and disclosure. 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, and Contemporary Accounting Research. She is an editor at The Accounting Review, and is on the editorial boards of 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

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

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

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

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

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

2005

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

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

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

Matching premiums in the executive labor market

Carter M E; Franco F; Tuna I

Working Paper

Do inherited beliefs and values influence CEO pay

Tuna I; Tahoun A

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

  • Corporate Communication and Investor Relations elective E497 SUM16
  • FSSM153 Financial Seminar for Senior Managers 20-25 September 2015
  • FSSM154 Financial Seminar for Senior Managers 29 November-4 December 2015
  • FSSM161 Financial Seminar for Senior Managers 14-19 February 2016
  • FSSM162 Financial Seminar for Senior Managers 15-20 May 2016

Research Interests


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