Emeritus Professor of Financial Accounting
BA (University of Cambridge), PhD (University of Edinburgh)
Financial reporting around major events in business finance (especially takeover, bankruptcy, IPO); creative accounting and accounting regulation; the relation between company accounting and national accounting; corporate governance.
Subject group: Finance & Accounting
Geoff Meeks joined Cambridge Judge Business School in 2003, having previously been employed by Price Waterhouse, the University of Edinburgh and the Faculty of Economics at Cambridge. He has held visiting positions at Harvard Business School, INSEAD and London School of Economics. At CJBS he has served as Director of Teaching, Head of the Finance & Accounting Group, and Acting Director (2010-2011). He is a member of the Academic Panel of the Accounting Standards Board and a member of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN).
Meeks, G. and Meeks, J.G. (2014) "Why are banks paying so little UK corporation tax?" Fiscal Studies, 35(4): 511-533 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-5890.2014.12040.x)
Amel-Zadeh, A. and Meeks, G. (2013) "Bank failure, mark-to-market, and the financial crisis." Abacus, 49(3): 308-339 (DOI: 10.1111/abac.12011)
Meeks, G. and Meeks, J.G. (2009) "Self-fulfilling prophecies of failure: the endogenous balance sheets of distressed firms." Abacus, 45(1): 22-43
Botsari, A. and Meeks, G. (2008) "Do acquirers overstate earnings prior to a share for share bid?" Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 35(5-6): 633-670
Goudie, A.W. and Meeks, G. (1991) "The exchange rate and company failure in a macro-micro model of the UK company sector." Economic Journal, 101(406): 444-457
Meeks, G. (1977) Disappointing marriage: a study of the gains from merger. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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