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Philip G. Berger

Wallman Family Professor of Accounting, Booth School of Business

Phil Berger’s research interests are mainly in the areas of financial reporting and corporate finance. Berger’s research has been published widely in accounting and finance journals, including The Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting & Economics, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Finance, and the Review of Financial Studies. He has received several research prizes and counts among his publications one of the most widely cited papers by an accounting professor. He has been a co-editor of the Journal of Accounting Research since 2004.

He previously served on the faculty of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania from 1991 to 2002. He also served as a visiting associate professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management from 1998 to 1999. His teaching interests are mainly in financial accounting, financial statement analysis, and empirical accounting research. His teaching experience covers undergraduate, MBA, executive, law school and PhD courses. While at Wharton, he won every MBA teaching award that the Wharton School offers. At Chicago Booth, he has been awarded the 2011 Phoenix Prize.