A rule requiring public companies to identify an individual audit partner in financial reporting has had little impact on audit quality, new research suggests.
Wall Street Journal
Faculty Research by James Chyz, assistant professor of Accounting and Information Management, shows a correlation between CEO turnover and whether firms pay more, or less, taxes than their peers.
In the 2018-19 academic year, our 11 research fellows finished an impressive year of research, with 16 governance-related publications and more than 20 presentations at conferences or other universities in the United States and abroad. Highlighted publications examine recent audit partner disclosures in the United States, blockchain in corporate governance, company responses to SEC comment letters, corporate tax policy, labor protection laws, and special interest shareholder activism.
Through the lenses of accounting, economics, finance and law, the center’s research addresses timely topics and focuses on public policy.