Accounting

Accounting Today: Maximizing your final college semester

January 08, 2020

Christine Smith, professor of practice in accounting and assistant director of the BSM/Master of Accounting program, contributed an article to Accounting Today about things students can do to make the most of their final college semester.

Live! From New Orleans! It’s accounting class!

November 13, 2017

Comedy isn’t something people typically associate with accounting, but Tim West -- a graduate of the Second City, the famed improvisational theater in Chicago -- isn’t a typical accounting professor.

Research Notes: Jasmijn Bol

December 09, 2016

Jasmijn Bol's paper “Subjectivity in Professionals’ Incentive Systems: Differences between Promotion- and Performance-Based Assessments,” co-authored with Justin Leiby, has been accepted for publication in Contemporary Accounting Research.

Research Notes: Jasmijn Bol

February 01, 2016

Jasmijn Bol's paper “How control system design affects performance evaluation compression: The role of information accuracy and outcome transparency,” co-authored with Victor Maas of the University of Amsterdam and Stephan Kramer of Erasmus University, has been accepted for publication in Accounting, Organizations and Society. Bol is an associate professor and the PricewaterhouseCoopers Faculty Fellow in Accounting at the A. B. Freeman School of Business.

CFO.com: PCAOB's 'Audit Failure' Rate Is Highly Suspect

March 05, 2014

Ira Solomon, dean and Debra and Rick Rees Professor of Business, recently co-authored an opinion piece for CFO.com criticizing the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) for misleading statements regarding the quality of public company audits.

Solomon and co-author Mark Peecher, professor of accountancy at the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, take issue with the PCAOB for its use of the term "audit failure" — which has traditionally referred to the joint occurrence of an unqualified audit opinion and materially misleading...