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Luke Watson

Luciano Prida, Sr. Term Assistant Professor

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Fisher School of Accounting
Gerson Hall 321



  • PhD - Business Administration, Penn State, 2013
  • MAcc - Tax Services, University of Notre Dame, 2003
  • BBA - Accountancy, University of Notre Dame, 2002

Research Areas

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Tax Avoidance
  • Accounting for Income Taxes
  • Executive Attributes and Compensation
  • Multijurisdictional Taxation
  • Sports Business

Do Inverted Firms Realize Long Run Competitive Advantages?
Journal: Journal of Accounting & Economics
Authors: Stephen Lusch, Jim Seida, Luke Watson

Board Characteristics and Disclosure Tone
Journal: Accounting Review
Authors: Minna Martikainen, Antti Miihkinen, Luke Watson

Risk Can Be Good: The Trade-Off between Agency Conflicts, CEO Risk-Taking Incentives, and Credit Risk
Journal: Journal of Accounting Research
Authors: Kevin Koharki, Matthew Ringgenberg, Luke Watson

Tax Haven Incorporation and the Cost of Capital
Journal: Journal of Accounting & Economics
Authors: Christina Lewellen, Landon Mauler, Val Watson

A Discussion of ‘Does the Deferred Tax Asset Valuation Allowance Signal Firm Creditworthiness?
Journal: Journal of the American Taxation Association
Published Year: 2018
Authors: Luke Watson