The PhD program in Business Administration at DeGroote offers students the opportunity to study and conduct leading-edge research with some of the top researchers in their fields. Students develop the theoretical and methodological expertise required to create original research that makes a significant impact on the business community.

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Course Description

BUSINESS A772
Seminar in Financial Accounting Research

This seminar provides a broad overview of contemporary empirical research in financial accounting. Most of the research relies on archival data utilizing accounting and stock market databases. Topics include the impact of accounting information on security prices, postearnings announcement drift and other market anomalies, voluntary firm level disclosure policy, accounting policy choices and earnings management, earnings/returns associations, market response to accounting data, stock analyst, corporate governance, cost of capital, etc.

Course Offerings

Fall 2014

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