Carnegie Mellon University

Carlos Corona

Carlos Corona

Associate Professor of Accounting

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  • TEP - Tepper Building - Room 4226
  • 412-268-9543
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Carlos Corona is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Tepper School of Business. Carlos Corona received his PhD degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from Stanford University. His research interests are accounting theory and information economics. His research articles have been published in Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, and Review of Financial Studies, among others. His latest research focuses on the effects of dynamic reputational incentives on accounting decisions, and on the interaction between accounting standards and banking regulation. He has taught numerous undergraduate and graduate-level classes in financial and managerial accounting, and in corporate governance. Carlos Corona is an awarded teacher and has been selected three times as a finalist for the George Leland Bach Teaching Award (2012, 2017, and 2018). When Carlos isn’t teaching or absorbed in his research, he spends time with his wife and two furbabies and trying very hard not to be the worst gardener in his neighborhood. 


  • Stanford University - Ph D - 2006
  • I.E.S.E., Barcelona - MBA - 1995
  • Universitat Ramón Llull, Barcelona - BS - 1989


Information flows among firm stakeholders; Delegation, incentives and information in organizations; Accounting institutions and regulation.


Working Papers

Awards and Honors

  • University of Texas at Austin, Faculty Honor Roll (2009)
  • Tepper School of Business, Three times finalist for George Leland Bach Teaching Award (2012, 2017, and 2018)

Profesional Activities

  • Organizing Committee Member, Junior Accounting Theory Conference (2013 - 2016)
  • Organizer, Carnegie Mellon Accounting Mini-Conference (2012, 2014, and 2015)

Courses Taught

  • Strategy, Performance Measurement and Corporate Governance (45803)
    • 2018 Mini 3 Section: A
    • 2018 Mini 6 Section: F 
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting II (45701)
    • 2018 Mini 3 Section: M
    • 2017 Mini 3 Section: A, B, C, M
    • 2016 Mini 3 Section: A, B, C, M
    • 2015 Mini 3 Section: A, B, C, M
    • 2014 Mini 3 Section: A, B, C
    • 2013 Mini 3 Section: A, B, C, F
  • Managerial Accounting (45701)
    • 2012 Mini 3 Section: A, B, C
    • 2011 Mini 3 Section: A, B, C
    • 2010 Mini 2 Section: F, M
  • Accounting and Information Economics I (47718)
    • 2011 Mini 2 Section: A