Associate Professor | The L.H. Penney Chair in Accounting | Distinguished Teaching Fellow
Accounting | Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership | Sustainability

Expert on micro and macro interdisciplinary capital markets research


Panos N. Patatoukas is a tenured Associate Professor and the L.H. Penney Chair in Accounting at the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley. He received his PhD, MPhil, and MA from Yale, his MSc from the London School of Economics (with distinction), and his BA in accounting and finance (valedictorian) from Athens University of Economics and Business.

Patatoukas’ research focuses on interdisciplinary capital markets research and informs “micro-to-macro” and “macro-to-micro” questions bridging the gap between academics and practitioners. For his impact on interdisciplinary capital markets research, Patatoukas has been recognized two times with the 2017 and 2019 Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award of the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

For his teaching, Patatoukas has been recognized with the Distinguished Teaching Award, which is the highest award bestowed by the Chancellor of UC Berkeley for outstanding and meritorious teaching at the Berkeley campus, and four times with the Earl F. Cheit Outstanding Teaching Award, which is the highest teaching award bestowed upon instructors by the MBA students at Berkeley Haas. Patatoukas was also selected as Top-10 Business School Professor under 40 by Fortune.

Patatoukas has served several terms as the PhD Field Advisor for the Accounting Group and as a member of the MBA Degree Program Committee at Berkeley Haas. He is the founding Faculty Director of the Berkeley Executive Education programs on “Financial Data Analysis for Leaders” and “Intelligent Investing for Everyone,” and has co-created impactful custom programs for university partners. Patatoukas is also currently serving as the Faculty Director of the Center for Financial Reporting and Management at Berkeley.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Financial statement analysis and corporate valuation
  • Cross-industry economic links and value creation along the supply chain
  • Properties of financial accounting data and corporate financial reporting
  • Forecasting and nowcasting economic activity using financial accounting data
  • Measurement of economic activity in national accounts