David M. Reeb, Ph.D.

Reeb2010.jpgProfessor of Finance

Professor of Accounting
Fuller Senior Research Fellow

Fox School of Business 
Alter Hall 415

Temple University
1810 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Voice: 215-204-6117
Email: dreeb@temple.edu
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HONORS, ACHIEVEMENTS AND AFFILIATIONS: Professor Reeb's research is prevalent in the most influential academic journals in business and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, The Economist, Forbes, the Financial Times, the International Herald Tribune, Inc Magazine, SmartMoney, and MSNBC.  Dr. Reeb has been interviewed on both CNN and Bloomberg regarding his studies on the impact of continued founding-family ownership in S&P 500 firms.  Professor Reeb is routinely ranked above the 95th percentile in overall teaching and value added in the classroom. While at American University, Dr. Reeb was nominated for the American University Professor of the Year: Excellence in Teaching. He is a member of the American Finance Association, American Accounting Association, the Academy of International Business, and the Financial Management Association.  Professor Reeb has presented his work at conferences and workshops in the US, Europe, Asia, and the South Pacific.  Dr. Reeb has also been appointed as a Department Editor at the Journal of International Business Studies, the leading journal in international business.  He is also a three-time Ironman Finisher.  Academic Citations (+1,000).  


  • Founders, Heirs, and Corporate Opacity in the U.S., Journal of Financial Economics (With R. Anderson and A. Duru) 2009.
  • Board Characteristics, Accounting Report Integrity, and the Cost of Debt. Journal of Accounting and Economics (With R. Anderson and S. Mansi) 2004.
  • Board Composition: Balancing Family Influence in S&P 500 Firms, Administrative Science Quarterly, (With R. Anderson) 2004
  • Founding Family Ownership and Firm Performance: Evidence from the S&P 500, Journal of Finance, (With R. Anderson), 2003
  • Corporate Diversification: What Gets Discounted? Journal of Finance. (With S. Mansi.) 2002.
  • International Diversification and Analysts' Forecast Accuracy and Bias. Accounting Review. (With A. Duru.) 2002.
  • Internalization and Firm Risk: An Upstream-Downstream Hypotheses. Journal of International Business Studies. (With C. Kwok.) 2000.