Allen Bathke

Associate Professor
Allen Bathke
419 RBA
Academic Specialty
Financial Accounting and Reporting

Ph.D, Business Administration, Florida State University
M.S., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
B.S., University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee               

Areas of Expertise

Capital Market Research
Earnings Forecasts
Time Series of Accounting Earnings               

In his role as a faculty member, Professor Bathke has taught at the doctoral, masters and undergraduate level and has been the recipient of a number of teaching awards. He has chaired PhD dissertations and served on many PhD dissertation committees. His research has been published in various journals, including The Accounting Review, The Journal of Accounting Research, The Journal of Accounting and Finance andAdvances in Accounting, among others. Dr. Bathke has presented his research at professional meetings and other universities. He has served as a reviewer for various journals, including The Accounting Review and Advances in Accounting.

Selected Published Research

Bathke, A. W., Jr., R.M. Morton, M. Notbohm  and T. Zhang,  "Objective Estimation versus Subjective Perceptions of Earnings Patterns and Post-Earnings-Announcement-Drift " (2014) Accounting and Finance.

Lorek, K. S., G. L. Willinger and A. W. Bathke, Jr., "Statistically-Based Quarterly Earnings   Expectation Models for Nonseasonal Firms" (2008) Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 31: pp. 105-119.

Bathke, A. W., Jr., K. S. Lorek and G. L. Willinger, "The Security Market's Reaction to Firm's Quarterly Earnings Evidencing Varying Degrees of Autocorrelation" (2006) Advances in Accounting, Volume 22, pp. 29-43.

Bathke, A. W. Jr., K. S. Lorek, and G. L. Willinger, "Differential Earnings Behavior and the Security Market Assessment of Variation in Seasonal Earnings Patterns." (2004) Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance 19: 463-483.

Baginski, S. P., A. W. Bathke Jr., and J. M. Hassell, "Evidence of the Security Market's Ex Ante Assessment of Differential Management Forecast Accuracy," Advances in Accounting (1995), pp. 39-59. 

Bathke, A. W., Jr., J. M. Hassell and J. Lukawitz, "Relative Accuracy of Quarterly Earnings Forecast Announcements," Advances in Accounting (1991), pp. 19-33.

Bathke, A. W., Jr., K. S. Lorek and G. L. Willinger, "Firm-Size and the Predictive Ability of Quarterly Earnings Data," The Accounting Review (January 1989), pp. 49-68.

Bathke, A. W., Jr., R. L. Rogers and J. J. Stern, "The Security Market Reaction to Tax Legislation as Reflected in Bond Price Adjustments," The Journal of the American Taxation Association (Spring 1985), pp. 37-49.

Bathke, A. W., Jr., and K. S. Lorek, "The Relationship Between Time Series Models and the Security Market's Expectation of Quarterly Earnings," The Accounting Review (April 1984), pp. 163-176.

Lorek, K. S. and A. W. Bathke, Jr., "A Time Series Analysis of Nonseasonal Quarterly Earnings Data," Journal of Accounting Research (Spring 1984), pp. 369-379.

Honors and Awards

University Teaching Award, 2009, 2003, 1997
Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Professor, 2001, 1997, 1994
University Teaching Incentive Award, 1996, 1993             

Interesting Facts

Professor Bathke is a Wisconsin Native. He enjoys college football, college basketball, professional football, traveling, movies and time with friends.