The Accounting Ph.D. program includes research focused on several accounting disciplines, including Financial, Managerial, and Auditing and Corporate Governance Accounting.

Financial Accounting

  • Accounting standard setting
  • Financial regulation
  • International accounting
  • Company valuation and financial statement analysis
  • Earnings management
  • Stock markets and market efficiency
  • Earnings forecasting and financial analyst behavior

Managerial Accounting

  • Performance evaluation and compensation
  • Budgeting and other control issues in organizations
  • Balanced scorecard
  • Strategic management accounting

Auditing and Corporate Governance

  • Audit markets
  • Auditor independence
  • Auditor behavior and decision making
  • Corporate governance issues

Tax Accounting

  • Tax planning
  • Tax clientele
  • Tax policy and its effects on businesses

Faculty Coordinator

Clive Lennox, The Associates Professor of Accounting and Professor of Accounting

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