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David F. Larcker


David F. Larcker

Photo of Prof. LarckerJames Irvin Miller Professor of Accounting
Codirector of the Directors' Consortium Executive Program
Director of the Corporate Governance Research Program
Codirector of the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford

Faculty Profile

Work Phone: (650) 725-6159
Fax: (650) 725-8916
Mail Code: 5015
Work Address: 655 Knight Way, Faculty Building E-356, Stanford, California, 94305-7298

Research Areas:

Executive Compensation; Corporate Governance; Managerial Accounting; Applied Econometrics.

Academic Positions Held:

Wharton: 1985-2005 (named Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting, 1985.)
Previous appointment: J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University

Other Positions:

Engineer, Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, 1972-73
Trustee, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, 2008-present

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards:

Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature Award, 2001

Professional Leadership 2001-2005
Editorial Review Board, Journal of Accounting and Economics, 1985-present; Journal of Accounting Research, 1987-present; The Accounting Review, 2008-present

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership 2001-2005
Advisory Board, American Customer Satisfaction Index, 1994-present; Coopers & Lybrand Accounting Academics Advisory Group, 1994-present

Representative Publications

Larcker, D. F., S. A. Richardson, and I. Tuna, “Corporate Governance and Accounting Outcomes,” The Accounting Review, Vol. 83, No. 4 (July, 2007), pp. 963-1008.

Ittner, C. D., D. F. Larcker, M. Pizzini, “Performance-based Compensation in Member-Owned Firms: An Examination of Medical Group Practices,” Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol. 44, No.3 (December, 2007), pp. 300-327.

Core, J.E., W. Guay, and D. F. Larcker, “The Power of the Pen and Executive Compensation,” Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 88, No. 1 (April, 2008), pp. 1-25.