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Kevin Markle

Assistant Professor; Taxation

Kevin Markle

Office: Hagey Hall 3121

Phone: 519-888-4567 x36514

Email: kmarkle@uwaterloo.ca

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Brief biography

Professor Markle obtained his PhD in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to joining the School of Accounting and Finance, he was a visiting assistant professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College for one year. His research currently focuses on international tax and the ways in which multinational corporations reduce their tax burdens using international tax planning.

Selected publications

  • Markle, Kevin and Douglas Shackelford, 2012. Cross-Country Comparisons of Corporate Income Taxes, National Tax Journal, 65, 493-528.
  • Markle, Kevin and Douglas Shackelford, 2012. Cross-Country Comparisons of the Effects of Leverage, Intangible Assets, and Tax Havens on Corporate Income Taxes., Tax Law Review, Volume 65, Issue 3.

Working papers

  • Markle, Kevin. A Comparison of the Tax-Motivated Income Shifting of Multinationals in Territorial and Worldwide Countries. Working paper.
  • Dyreng, Scott, Bradley Lindsey, Kevin Markle, and Doug Shackelford, 2013. The Effect of Taxes on the Equity Supply Chains of Multinationals. Working paper.
  • Markle, Kevin and Leslie Robinson, 2012. Tax Haven Use Across International Tax Regimes. Working paper.
  • Dyreng, Scott, and Kevin Markle, 2013. The Effect of Financial Constraints on the Tax-motivated Income Shifting of U.S. Multinationals. Working paper.
  • Markle, Kevin, and Douglas Shackelford, 2013.  The Impact of Heaquarter and Subsidiary Locations on Multinationals' Effective Tax Rates. Working paper.

Courses taught

 Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) 361 - Taxation 1

Awards

  • American Taxation Association/PricewaterhouseCoopers Outstanding Tax Dissertation Award, 2011
  • Best Paper in Business Taxation Prize (young scholars), Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation Annual Symposium, 2011
  • Seymour Schulich Award for Teaching Excellence, 2nd place, MBA, 2006
  • Seymour Schulich Award for Teaching Excellence, 1st place, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), 2004
  • Seymour Schulich Award for Teaching Excellence, 1st place, MBA, 2003

Education and certifications

 PhD, Accounting - 2010

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Chair: Doug Shackelford
  • Dissertation: Shift happens: a comparison of the tax-motivated income shifting of multinationals in territorial and worldwide countries.

Chartered Accountant (Ontario) - 2001

  • Arthur Andersen, LLP, Sidler and Company, LLP

B. Ed - 1994

  • University of Toronto
  • Specialization: Intermediate-senior mathematics and dramatic arts

B. Sc, Mathematical Science - 1992

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

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