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Skogsvik, Kenth

Kenth Skogsvik has a PhD in Accounting from Stockholm School of Economics (1988) and joined the Accounting Department at the school in 1988. Since 1994 he holds the KPMG Chair in Financial Accounting and Corporate Finance. His primary research interests are concerned with bankruptcy prediction, accounting based firm and equity valuation, and stock market efficiency testing.

Ongoing Research Projects

  • Bankruptcy risk in valuation modeling and market pricing.
  • The association between financial leverage and equity cost of capital.
  • Fair valuation of pension liabilities with corporate taxes.

Selected Publications

  • "A Note on Accounting Conservatism in Residual Income and Abnormal Earnings Growth Equity Valuation" (with B. Juettner-Nauroth), British Accounting Review, 2013. 
  • "The Abnormal Earnings Growth Model, Two Exogenous Discount Rates, and Taxes" (with P. Jennergren), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2011.
  • "Accounting-Based Probabilistic Prediction of ROE, the Residual Income Model, and the Assessment of Mispricing in the Swedish Stock Market" (with S. Skogsvik), ABACUS, 2010 (awarded as best ABACUS article in 2010).
  • "P/E-ratios in Relative Valuation - A Mission Impossible?" (with S. Skogsvik), Investment Management and Financial Innovation, 2008.
  • "Discussion of Peat", ABACUS, 2007.


  • 3303 Financial Analysis (course director)
  • 3307 Advanced Financial Analysis


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