Michelle Hanlon

Howard W. Johnson Professor
Professor of Accounting

Biography | Selected Publications

Michelle Hanlon

 Michelle Hanlon is the Howard W. Johnson Professor and Professor of Accounting at the MIT Sloan School of Management

Hanlon teaches a course on taxes and business strategy to a mix of Sloan students as well as a financial accounting course to the Master's of Finance students. Her research focuses primarily on the intersection of taxation and financial accounting. Hanlon’s recent work examines the capital market and reputational effects of corporate tax avoidance, the economic consequences of U.S. international tax policies for multinational corporations, and the extent of individual-level offshore tax evasion. She is the chair of the Accounting group at Sloan and an editor at one of the leading accounting research journals. She has won several awards for her research and is the winner of the 2013 Jamieson Prize for Excellence in Teaching at Sloan. Hanlon recently testified in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance and the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means regarding U.S. tax policy.

Hanlon holds a BBA from Eastern Illinois University, an MAcc in taxation from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and a PhD in accounting from the University of Washington.

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Working Papers: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=272789

 

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Accounting Fraud; Accounting-Domestic; Accounting-International; Book-Tax conformity; Dividend policy; Domestic; Financial Reporting; Fraud; International; International Tax; Reporting; Tax Policy; Taxation