Iván Marinovic

Professor, Accounting
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Iván Marinovic

Professor of Accounting

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Research Statement

Professor Iván Marinovic's research is in the area of applications of Information Economics in accounting and finance. In particular, his recent research focuses on issues of disclosure, earnings management and optimal standards.


Iván Marinovic joined Stanford Graduate School of Business as an assistant professor of accounting in July 2011. Before joining Stanford GSB, he taught microeconomics in the business department of Universidad de los Andes, Chile. Professor Marinovic’s research focuses on applications of economics of information in accounting and finance. Professor Marinovic earned a BA degree in Economics and MA in Financial Economics, both in 2001, from the Catholic University of Chile. He also earned a Master’s degree in Economic Theory from the Toulouse School of Economics in 2007 and a PhD in Accounting, Information and Management from the Kellogg School of Management in 2011.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Accounting, Northwestern University, 2011
  • Master in Economic Theory, Toulouse School of Economics, 2007
  • Master in Financial Economics, Catholic University of Chile, 2001

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2016–23
  • Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business since 2011–16
  • Lecturer of Economics, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile, 2001–05

Awards and Honors

  • Robert and Marilyn Jaedicke Faculty Scholar, 2020–21
  • Robert and Marilyn Jaedicke Faculty Scholar, 2019–20
  • GSB Trust Faculty Scholar, 2016–17


Journal Articles

Snehal Banerjee, Iván Marinovic, Kevin Smith
The Journal of Finance
December 2023
Iván Marinovic, Martin Szydlowski
American Economic Journal: Microeconomics
November 2023 Vol. 15 Issue 4 Pages 1–67
Jeremy Bertomeu, Ying Liang, Iván Marinovic
Foundations and Trends® in Accounting
June 2023 Vol. 18 Issue 1/2 Pages 1–137
Davide Cianciaruso, Iván Marinovic, Kevin Smith
The Accounting Review
2023 Vol. 98 Issue 5 Pages 215–240
Iván Marinovic, Martin Szydlowski
The RAND Journal of Economics
May 17, 2022
Jeremy Bertomeu, Iván Marinovic, Stephen J. Terry, Felipe Varas
Journal of Financial Economics (advance online)
May 2021
Sofya Budanova, Davide Cianciaruso, Iván Marinovic
Management Science
April 2021 Vol. 67 Issue 4 Pages 1993–2656
Elizabeth Blankespoor, Ed deHaan, Iván Marinovic
Journal of Accounting & Economics
November 2020 Vol. 70 Issue 2–3
Felipe Varas, Iván Marinovic, Andrzej Skrzypacz
Review of Economic Studies
November 2020 Vol. 87 Issue 6
Anne Beyer, Ilan Guttman, Iván Marinovic
The Account Review
July 2019 Vol. 94 Issue 4 Pages 77-101
Iván Marinovic, Felipe Varas
The Journal of Finance
March 18, 2019 Vol. 74 Issue 4 Pages 2011-2053
Ilan Guttman, Iván Marinovic
Review of Accounting Studies
September 2018 Vol. 23 Issue 3 Pages 1005-1104
Iván Marinovic
Management Science
July 2017 Vol. 63 Issue 7 Pages 2181-2196
Iván Marinovic, Felipe Varas
RAND Journal of Economics
November 11, 2016 Vol. 47 Issue 4 Pages 822-856
Jeremy Bertomeu, Iván Marinovic
The Accounting Review
January 2016 Vol. 91 Issue 1 Pages 1-20
Paul Ma, Iván Marinovic, Pinar Karaca-Mandic
JAMA Internal Medicine
July 27, 2015
Iván Marinovic
Journal of Economics & Management Strategy
February 10, 2015 Vol. 24 Issue 1 Pages 165-188
Iván Marinovic, Sri S. Sridhar
Journal of Accounting and Economics
February 2015 Vol. 59 Issue 1 Pages 25-40
Iván Marinovic
Review of Accounting Studies
September 2014 Vol. 19 Issue 3 Pages 1078-1085
Anne Beyer, Iván Marinovic, Ilan Guttman
Journal of Accounting Research
September 2014 Vol. 52 Issue 4 Pages 817-847
Iván Marinovic
RAND Journal of Economics
2013 Vol. 44 Issue 1 Pages 145-167
Iván Marinovic, Marco Ottaviani, Peter Sorensen
Handbook of Economic Forecasting
2011 Vol. 2 Pages 690-720

Book Chapters

Iván Marinovic, Marco Ottaviani, Peter Norman Sorensen
Prediction Markets: Theory and Applications
2011 Pages 417

Working Papers

Ilan Guttman, Iván Marinovic January 20, 2017
Iván Marinovic, Andrzej Skrzypacz, Felipe Varas September 15, 2016
Iván Marinovic December 1, 2015
Iván Marinovic, Felipe Varas January 24, 2014

Insights by Stanford Business

April 06, 2018
Why the threat of litigation actually benefits firms.
May 25, 2016
An accounting professor looks to game theory to understand the subtleties of financial reporting.
July 28, 2015
A new analysis shows that some pharmaceutical companies may be dragging their feet on disclosing critical data.
July 13, 2015
Honesty isn't always the best policy when it comes to performance reviews.