Eric Floyd

Assistant Professor of Finance and Accounting

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Info

Rady School of Management
Wells Fargo Hall, Room 4W125
9500 Gilman Drive #0553
La Jolla, CA 92093-0553
Phone: (858) 2462187

Research Areas

Transparency Regulation
Field Experiments in Accounting and Finance
Healthcare Reimbursement
Eric Floyd

Eric Floyd’s research is focused on transparency regulation, healthcare reimbursement and field experiments in Accounting and Finance. His research is field-driven and policy relevant to be accessible decision-makers and applicable to solving real-world problems.

Floyd was awarded a Kauffman Foundation Research Grant and a PRIME Research Grant in 2015. He also received the Sidney Davidson Doctoral Fellowship, University of Chicago in 2013, the Charles T. Horngren Fellowship, University of Chicago, in 2011 and the Pichler Fellowship, University of Chicago in 2010.

Floyd earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago. He also earned an MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.


Floyd, E., Li, N., Skinner, D., 2015. Payout policy through the financial crisis: The growth of repurchases and the resilience of dividends. Journal of Financial Economics 118 (2), 299-316

Floyd, E., List, J.A., 2016. Using Field Experiments in Accounting and Finance. Journal of Accounting Research 54 (2), 437-475.

Working and Work In Progress Papers

"Information Precision and Effort: Evidence from MBA Grade Non-disclosure," (with Dan Lee and Sorabh Tomar)

"The Effects of Charge-Price Transparency Regulation on Prices in the Healthcare Industry," (with Hans Christensen and Mark Maffett)

"The Real Effects of Mandated Information on Social Responsibility in Financial Reports: Evidence from Mine-Safety Records," (with Hans Christensen, Lisa Yao Liu, and Mark Maffett)

"Moving Beyond Unit Prices: Using Claims Data to Characterize Contractual Payment Arrangements between Health Plans and Hospitals," (with Ellerie Weber, Chapin White, and Youngran Kim)