Panos N. Patatoukas

Panos N. Patatoukas

Associate Professor | The L.H. Penney Chair in Accounting | Distinguished Teaching Fellow

Expert on micro and macro interdisciplinary capital markets research


Panos N. Patatoukas is an Associate Professor at Berkeley Haas. He received his PhD, MPhil, and MA from Yale University, his MSc (with highest distinction) from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and his BA in accounting and finance (valedictorian) from Athens University of Economics and Business.

Patatoukas’ research focuses on capital markets research in accounting and finance and informs questions in five areas: financial statement analysis and corporate valuation; cross-industry economic links and value creation along the supply chain; the properties of financial accounting data and financial reporting practices; forecasting and nowcasting economic activity using financial accounting data; and the measurement of economic activity in the national income and product accounts. His’ research interests overlap with his teaching at Berkeley Haas, and his MBA course on Financial Information Analysis has proven to be an invaluable source of ideas that are relevant to academics and practitioners.

Patatoukas has received several prestigious research and teaching awards including the Distinguished Teaching Award of UC Berkeley, which is the highest award bestowed by the chancellor for outstanding and meritorious teaching at the Berkeley campus; the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award of the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); the Earl F. Cheit Outstanding Teaching Award (three times), which is the highest teaching award bestowed upon instructors by the MBA students at Berkeley Haas; and the 2013 Hellman Fellows Award, which is bestowed by the chancellor of UC Berkeley for excellence in research. He has been selected as the World’s Top 40 Under 40 Business School Professor by Poets & Quants and as a Top 10 Business School Professor under 40 by Fortune.

Patatoukas has produced several top-tier publications in capital markets research. He serves as the PhD Field Adviser for the Accounting Group and as a member of the Evening & Weekend MBA Program Committee at Berkeley Haas. He is also the founding Faculty Director of the executive program on Financial Analysis for Leaders offered by Berkeley Executive Education.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Financial Analysis
  • Corporate Valuation
  • Supply Chain Networks
  • Micro and Macro Forecasting
  • Accounting