Panos N. Patatoukas is a tenured professor and the L.H. Penney Chair in Accounting at U.C. Berkeley, Haas School of Business. He received his PhD, MPhil, and MA from Yale, his MSc from the London School of Economics (with distinction), and his BA in accounting and finance (valedictorian) from Athens University of Economics and Business.
Panos’ work focuses on interdisciplinary capital markets research and informs "micro-to-macro" and "macro-to-micro" questions bridging the gap between academics and practitioners. His areas of expertise include (i) financial statement analysis and corporate valuation, (ii) cross-industry economic links and value creation along the supply chain, (iii) the properties of financial accounting data and corporate reporting, (iv) forecasting and nowcasting economic activity using financial accounting data, and (v) the measurement of economic activity in the national accounts. For his impact on interdisciplinary capital markets research, Panos has been recognized two times with the 2017 and 2019 Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award of the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
For his teaching, Panos has been recognized with the 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award, which is the highest award bestowed by the Chancellor of U.C. Berkeley for outstanding and meritorious teaching at the Berkeley campus, and five times with the 2022, 2021, 2017, 2015, and 2012 Earl F. Cheit Outstanding Teaching Award, which is the highest teaching award bestowed upon instructors by the MBA students at Berkeley Haas. Panos was also selected as Top-10 Business School Professor under 40 by Fortune.