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Alexander Nekrasov
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Accounting
  • Office Phone: 949.824.0044
  • Office Location: SB1 3221
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  • Key Research/Interest Areas:
    • Financial Reporting
    • Valuation
    • Financial Analysts
    • Market Efficiency
  • Education:
    • PhD, University of Minnesota
    • MS, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
Brief Bio

Alex Nekrasov is an Assistant Professor of Accounting. His research interests include financial reporting, valuation, financial analysts, market efficiency, voluntary disclosure, and insider trading.


Alex joined the Paul Merage School of Business in 2008. Before joining UCI, he earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management. He received his M.S. in Physics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.


Professor Nekrasov has taught at the undergraduate, master, and Ph.D. levels. He currently teaches Financial Accounting in the Full-Time MBA program and Financial Statement Analysis in the Full-Time MBA and Fully Employed MBA programs.



Complete CV



Link to working papers:




“Discussion of Ohlson and Johannesson,” Abacus, forthcoming.


“Using Earnings Forecasts to Simultaneously Estimate Firm-Specific Cost of Equity and Long-Term Growth,” with Maria Ogneva. Review of Accounting Studies, 2011, 16, 414-457.


“Fundamentals-Based Risk Measurement in Valuation,” with Pervin Shroff. The Accounting Review, 2009, 84, 1983-2011.



Working Papers


“Headline Salience and Over- and Underreaction to Earnings,” with X. Huang and S. Teoh.


“The Pricing of Firms with Expected Losses/Profits: The Role of January,” with P. Chiu and T. Shevlin.


“Valuation Implications of Accounting Conservatism,” with J. Kim, P. Shroff, and A. Simon.


“Target Price Forecasts: Fundamental and Non-Fundamental Factors,” with P. Clarkson, A. Simon, and I. Tutticci.


“Opportunity Knocks But Once: Delayed Disclosure of Financial Items in Earnings Announcements and Analyst and Investor Neglect of Earnings News,” with Y. Li and S. Teoh.


“Tests of Long-Term Abnormal Performance: Analysis of Power,” with P. Shroff and R. Singh.


“Cost of Equity and Risk in Earnings Components”





Excellence in Teaching, Core, Full-Time MBA                                                                   2014

Best Paper Award, Review of Accounting Studies Conference                                           2010