Lubin School of Accounting/MIS

Program Highlights


Recent accounting doctoral student presentations:
  1. Fernando, G. & Thevaranjan, A. "The Effect of Audit Quality on Cash Incentive Compensation." AAA Northeast Region Meeting, 2007.

Recent papers by accounting doctoral students coauthored with accounting faculty:

  1. Emre Kilic, Ahmed, A., & Lobo, G. "Does Recognition versus Disclosure Matter? Evidence from Value-Relevance of Banks' Recognized and Disclosed Derivative Financial Instruments." The Accounting Review, 81(3): 567-589, 2006.

Recent completed dissertations by accounting doctoral students:

  1. The Effect of Audit Quality on Cash Incentive Compensation and Cost of Capital, by Guy D. Fernando (2007)
  2. Does the Auditor's Portfolio Structure Matter? The effects of Industry Expertise on Audit Quality and Audit Fees, by Ahmed Mohamed Abdel Meguid (2007)

Recent grants awarded to accounting doctoral students:

  1. Yanwei (Bill) Chen: Whitman 2007 Summer Research Award; "Can Equity Capital Valuation Be Improved by Incorporating Information on Earnings Quality and Sizes? Evidence from China."
  2. SangHyun Suh: Whitman 2007 Summer Research Award; "Earnings Management by Target Firms after Experiencing Hostile M&A Attempts."
  3. Matthew Keane: Whitman 2007 Summer Research Award; "Sarbanes-Oxley Benefits at the Announcements of a Restatement."

Program Highlights

Recent MIS doctoral student presentations:

  1. Appari, A. & Benaroch, M. "A Formal Model and Methodology for Measuring IT Investment Risks." Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2006.
  2. Goldstein, J. & Benaroch, M. "Project Milestones for Managing Risk in Software Development Outsourcing: A Real Options Perspective." Proceedings of the 12th Americas Conference on Information Systems, 2006.
  3. Goldstein, J. & Benaroch, M. "An Integrative Economic Optimization Model to IS Development Risk Management." Proceedings of the 12th Americas Conference on Information Systems, 2006.

Recent grants awarded to MIS doctoral students:

  • James Goldstein: Robert H. Brethen Operations Management Institute 2007 Summer Research Award; "A Framework for Incorporating Operational Risk into the Management of IT Investments."
  • Ajit Appari: Robert H. Brethen Operations Management Institute 2007 Summer Research Award; "IT Investment Risk Measurement."