Ryan Huston

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

Biography

Ryan Huston joined the W.P. Carey School of Business as an assistant professor in 2014.

Huston's research interests include business taxation, focusing on how companies respond to tax incentives and changes in tax law. In addition, he examines firms' incentives and methods of earnings management. He has had publications in The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, and the Journal of the American Taxation Association.

Huston has taught a number of graduate and undergraduate tax courses throughout his career, and he currently teaches Advanced Partnership Taxation (ACC 573) in the MTAX program and the introductory taxation course (ACC 430) in the undergraduate program.

Before joining the W.P. Carey faculty, Huston served as an assistant professor at both Florida State University and the University of South Florida. He received his bachelor's, masters, and doctoral degrees from the Mays School of Business at Texas A&M University. 

Publications

“Earnings Management through Effective Tax Rates: The Effects of Tax Planning Investment and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.” (with K. Cook and T. Omer) Contemporary Accounting Research 25, 447-472.  2008.

“The Impact of Individual and Corporate Tax Incentives on the Choice to Hold Shares Acquired from Exercise of Employee Stock Options. (with T. Smith) Journal of the American Taxation Association 34 (2), 67-92. 2012

“Life’s Two Certainties: An Estate and Gift Tax Consulting Case.” (with J. Huston), Issues in Accounting Education, 28 (3), 617-628. 2013.

“Worth the Hype?  The Relevance of Paid-For Analyst Research for the Buy-and-Hold  Investor” (with B. Billings and B. Buslepp), The Accounting Review, 89 (3), 903-931. 2014.

“Creating an Executive Compensation Plan: A Corporate Tax Planning Case” (with J. Blazovich and J. Huston), Issues in Accounting Education, 29 (4), 545-566. 2014.

“The Path of Lease Resistance: How Changes to Lease Accounting Treatment May Impact Your Business” (with A. Gross and J. Huston), Business Horizons, 57 (6), 759-766. 2014.

Courses

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 430Taxes and Business Decisions
ACC 573Taxation/Pass-Through Entities
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 430Taxes and Business Decisions
ACC 573Taxation/Pass-Through Entities
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 430Taxes and Business Decisions
ACC 573Taxation/Pass-Through Entities
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 430Taxes and Business Decisions
ACC 573Taxation/Pass-Through Entities