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Areas of Research

Faculty-student collaboration is a part of the Broad experience. Doctoral students have the opportunity to work with some of the top researchers in the following areas:

  • Auditing
  • Financial accounting
  • Managerial accounting
  • Taxation

One of our strengths is that we have faculty actively conducting research in all of these areas which provides a great benefit to our students. For more information on the faculty in each of these areas, click here.

Below are examples of publications that have resulted from faculty/ph.d. student collaborations in the last few years, with current students and ph.d. alumni names in bold.

Allee, K., D. Lynch, K. Petroni and J. Schroeder. 2015. Do Firms use Inventory to Manage Personal Property Taxes? An Analysis of U.S. Petroleum Refineries. Contemporary Accounting Research 32:2 (2015) pp. 736-762.

Boland, C.M., S.N. Bronson and C.E. Hogan. 2015. Accelerated Filing Deadlines, Internal Controls and Financial Statement Quality: The Case of Originating Misstatements. Accounting Horizons 29 (September): 551-575.

Demere, W., Krishnan, R., K. L. Sedatole, and A. Woods. 2015. Do the incentive effects of relative performance measurement vary with the ex ante probability of promotion? Management Accounting Research 30: 18-31.

Krishnan, R., F. Miller, and K. L. Sedatole. 2011. The use of collaborative interfirm contracts in the presence of task and demand uncertainty. Contemporary Accounting Research 28 (4): 1397–1422.

Lee, Y., K. Petroni and M. Shen. 2006. Cherry picking, disclosure quality, and comprehensive income reporting choices: The case of property-liability insurers by Y. Lee, K. Petroni, and M. Shen, Contemporary Accounting Research 23: 3 (2006).

Schroeder, J.H. and C.E. Hogan. 2013. The Impact of PCAOB AS5 and the Economic Recession on Client Portfolio Characteristics of the Big 4 Audit Firms. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 32 (November): 95-127.

Sedatole, K. L., A. Swaney, and A. Woods. 2016. The implicit incentive effects of horizontal monitoring and team member dependence on individual performance. Forthcoming in Contemporary Accounting Research.

Sedatole, K. L., D. Vrettos, and S. K. Widener. 2012. The use of management control mechanisms to mitigate moral hazard in the decision to outsource. Journal of Accounting Research 50 (2): 553-592.


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