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Tjomme Rusticus is an Assistant Professor in Accounting Information and Management. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, and his Doctorate in Accounting from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on corporate governance and executive compensation. His current research interests are in the area of executive severance agreements and equity based compensation. He also studies the effect of transaction costs on the efficiency with which accounting information gets incorporated in stock prices. Professor Rusticus teaches Managerial Accounting.
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PhD, 2006, Accounting, The Warton School, University of Pennsylvania
MA, 2001, Business Economics, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, Cum Laude

Academic Positions
Assistant Professor / Donald P. Jacobs Scholar, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2006-present
Instructor of Managerial Accounting, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2005-2005

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Research Interests
Corporate governance, executive compensation, research methods and capital markets research

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Teaching Interests
Managerial accounting