Congratulations to Gerlando Lima. His paper entitled “The Effect of National Culture on the Relationship between IFRS Adoption and Cost of Equity Capital,” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of International Accounting Research.
Congratulations to Fei Du. Her paper entitled “Defending Mao’s Dream: How Politicians’ Ideological Imprinting Affects Firms’ Political Appointments” coauthored with Chris Marquis and Danqing Wang is conditionally accepted at Academy of Management Journal (AMJ).
Three of the top students in the Master of Accounting Science (MAS) program, Alexander Balkan, Emma Lazar, and Yuxin Shi, have been nominated by the Department of Accountancy for an opportunity to spend one year as a Postgraduate Technical … Continued
The Gies College of Business Alumni Association and Gies College of Business joined together at the Hyatt Regency Chicago to welcome nearly 1,000 alumni and friends of the College for the annual Spring Luncheon. This annual gathering provides an opportunity … Continued
Graduating senior and new Fulbright Scholar Rachel Jacoby ’18 ACCY/BA views her business education much differently than when she first arrived on the University of Illinois campus. Then, she was expecting to travel along a fairly conventional course. “When I … Continued
Congratulations to Professor Mark Peecher and formal doctoral student Cassandra Estep (now at Emory University). Their paper, “The Role of Tacit Knowledge in Auditor Expertise and Human Capital Development” with Jasmijn Bol (Tulane) and Frank Moers (Maastricht) was accepted for … Continued
The graduate programs in the Department of Accountancy have recently received a STEM designation from the Illinois Board of Higher Education. STEM refers to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Being designation as STEM degree programs reflects a recognition of the … Continued
Congratulations to Wei Li. His paper with Qintao Fan (Univ. of Oregon), titled “Leading indicator variables and managerial incentives in a dynamic agency setting,” has been accepted for publication at the Review of Accounting Studies. His other paper with Pierre … Continued
“In our line of work, rarely do you hear ‘Good job,’” said Accountancy Assistant Professor Devin Williams. “At best, you get a ‘revise and resubmit’ from an academic journal.” But, occasionally, professors do receive positive recognition and feedback for hard … Continued