Professor of Financial Accounting
BA (University of Cambridge), PhD (University of Edinburgh)
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).
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.
Geoff Meeks is a member of the Finance & Accounting subject group.
Meeks, G. (1977) Disappointing marriage: a study of the gains from merger. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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
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
Meeks, G. and Meeks, J.G. (2009) "Self-fulfilling prophecies of failure: the endogenous balance sheets of distressed firms." Abacus, 45(1): 22-43
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)
For Professor Meeks' most recent research, please visit the Social Science Research Network.
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