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Steven Savoy

Assistant Professor

Department of Accounting

Contact

Building & Room:

University Hall

Address:

601 S. Morgan St., 2306 UH

Office Phone:

(312) 996-3318

CV Link:

Steven Savoy

About

Experience

  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2017-current
  • Lecturer, Teaching Assistant, and Research Assistant, University of Iowa, 2011-2017
  • Senior Tax Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, 2008-2011

Classes Taught

  • Undergraduate Federal Tax I
  • Undergraduate Introduction to Financial Accounting

Research Interests

  • Corporate taxation
  • Tax avoidance
  • Financial reporting of income taxes
  • Tax-motivated changes in corporate policies

Selected Publications

  • “Expected Economic Growth and Investment in Corporate Tax Planning” with Jaewoo Kim, Sean McGuire, and Ryan Wilson. Forthcoming at Review of Accounting Studies.
  • “How Quickly Do Firms Adjust to Optimal Levels of Tax Avoidance?” with Jaewoo Kim, Sean McGuire, and Ryan Wilson. Contemporary Accounting Research, 2019, 36(3): 1824-1860.
    • Presented at the 2016 Contemporary Accounting Research Conference

Education

PhD, Accounting - University of Iowa (2017)
Master in Professional Accounting, Taxation concentration - University of Texas (2007)
BBA, Accounting - University of Texas (2005)

Research Currently in Progress

  • “Discretion in Accounting for Tax Reserves: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions” solo-authored.
  • “Pricing Firms’ Responsiveness to Shareholder Tax Incentives” with Paul Hribar and Ryan Wilson.
  • “Expected Economic Growth and Investment in Corporate Tax Planning” with Jaewoo Kim, Sean McGuire, and Ryan Wilson.