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Peter A. Silhan

Associate Professor of Accountancy


Educational Background

D.B.A., Accounting, University of Tennessee, 1980
M.B.A., Business, James Madison University, 1975
B.S.C., Accounting, University of Virginia, 1967

Positions Held

Associate Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986 to present
Visiting Professor of Commerce, Senshu University, 1996, 2004
Assistant Professor of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979-1986

Recent Publications

Silhan, P. 2014. Interfirm Differences in Earnings Variability: An Analysis of Fundamentals, Cash Flows and Accruals. Accounting and Finance, 54: 1357-1379

Silhan, P. 2014. Income Smoothing from a Census X-12 Perspective. Advances in Accounting, 30: 106-115

Silhan, P., Szuster, N. 1996. The Future of Accounting. City Controller"s Office, Rio de Janeiro

Teaching and Research Interests

Teaches courses in management information systems and theory of accounting systems design.

Research focuses on usage of accounting information and information systems design.