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Karen Teitel

Profile Image NameKaren Teitel

Economics and Accounting Department
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Fields: Financial Reporting


Contact Information

Office Phone: 508-793-2679
Office: Stein 537
Box: 189A






The impact of financial accounting information on the decisions made by corporate managers, stock investors, and financial analysts

Select Publications

A complete list of Publications 

  • Wahab, S., K. Teitel and B. Morzuch. 2017. “How Analysts and Whisperers Use Fundamental Accounting Signals To Make Quarterly EPS Forecasts.” Journal of Accounting Auditing & Finance, 32, 3, 401-422. Article first published online: November 15, 2015,
  • Machuga, S. M., K. Teitel and A. Costello. 2013. “Evidence of Earnings Management and Managers’ Choice of Actuarial Assumptions for the Accounting of Retiree Health Care Costs.” Advances in Quantitative Analysis in Finance and Accounting, 11, 87-111.


Select Working Papers

A complete list of Working Papers

  • Pfeiffer, R., K. Teitel, M. Wahab and S. Wahab. “Which Measure of Investors’ Earnings Expectations is More Value-Relevant? Evidence from Within-Quarter Individual Analysts’ Forecasts.” May 2018.

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