Roger White

Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3606
Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3606

Biography

Roger White joins the W. P. Carey School of Business having recently completed his doctorate at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. His research interests are centered on fraud, incentives, regulation, and communication in markets. Professor White has presented his research in conferences and symposiums throughout the country, and is actively involved in scholarly associations including the American Accounting Association, American Economic Association, and Financial Management Association. 

In 2015, he was awarded the Glen McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting Ethics for his research examining the profitability of stock trades executed by SEC employees. 

Education

  • Ph.D. Emory University 2017
  • B.S. The Citadel 2009

Research Interests

  • Corporate Governance
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Fraud
  • Regulation and Enforcement
  • Communication in Markets

 

Publications

  • “Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, and Regulatory Enforcement: Close Experience with Potential Sanctions and Fraud Deterrence” with Jeremy Douthit and Melanie Millar. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Accepted.

  • “Cheating When in The Hole: The Case of New York City Taxis” with Shivaram Rajgopal. Accounting, Organizations and Society. Accepted.

  • “Corruption and Corporate Innovation” with Jesse Ellis and Jared Smith. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Accepted.

  • “The Dark Side of Individual Blockholder Philanthropy” with Thomas Shohfi. Financial Management. Accepted.

  • “Political Corruption and Firm Value in the U.S.: Do Rents and Monitoring Matter?” with Nerissa Brown, Jared Smith, and Chad Zutter. Journal of Business Ethics. Accepted.

  • “Insider Trading: What Really Protects U.S. Investors?” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Accepted.

  • “Stock Trades of Securities and Exchange Commission Employees” with Shivaram Rajgopal. 2017. Journal of Law and Economics 60, 441-477.

  • “Mobile communication and local information flow: Evidence from distracted driving laws” with Nerissa Brown and Han Stice. 2015. Journal of Accounting Research 53, 275–329.

Research Activity

Courses

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 350Internal Reporting
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 350Internal Reporting
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 350Internal Reporting
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 350Internal Reporting

Honors/Awards

  • Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellow, 2015
  • Glen McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting Ethics, 2014
  • Semi-finalist, Best Paper Award, Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, 2014 and 2016