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2017-2018 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jun 23, 2024
2017-2018 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Accounting, PhD

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Accounting doctoral students take two years of coursework and typically take their comprehensive exams in late August of the summer following their second year. Programs of study are tailored to students’ interests. However, all students take the same graduate level courses in Economics and Statistics and five Accounting PhD seminars. In addition, students will be required to take additional coursework in Finance, Econometrics, Game Theory, Cognitive Psychology, Experimental Design and other areas, as appropriate.

Katz Accounting doctoral students’ research interests have included experimental economics, behavioral auditing, capital markets, corporate governance, organizational design and incentives in healthcare and economic modeling of accounting phenomena.

Introduction to Accounting Research
Experimental Research in Accounting
Capital Markets Research in Accounting
Economic Models of Agency and Control
Empirical Research in Managerial Accounting

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