The Fifth International Conference of The Journal of International Accounting Research (JIAR)

Over 1-2 July 2017, the International Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association (AAA) will hold the fifth conference of the Journal of International Accounting Research in Adelaide, South Australia, at The University of Adelaide. Over 100 delegates will be attending from around the world.
The Key-note Speaker for the conference will be Professor Mary E. […]

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Research Grant Success

Dr Phil Saj in the School of Accounting and Finance recently secured a Global Research Perspectives Program, titled “The application of the reporting entity by Australian charities”. The Global Research Perspectives Program is CPA Australia’s annual research grants program, which encourages and supports research worldwide that is relevant to their membership, the profession and the global business […]

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CPA Australia and The University of Adelaide Peter Edwards Memorial Lecture

This year’s Peter Edwards Memorial Lecture Emerging Forms of External Reporting and Assurance: Trends and Evidence of Benefit will be presented by Professor Roger Simnett from UNSW and will commence at 5.30pm on Thursday 10th November in Lecture Theatre GO4, Napier Building, University of Adelaide.
Roger is Macquarie Group Foundation Scientia Professor of Accounting at UNSW Australia […]

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Understanding Australia’s auditor supply and demand

The Australian audit profession faces some significant supply and demand challenges according to new research by the Dr Max Bessell, Dr Lisa Powell and Professor Grant Richardson in Adelaide Business School, commissioned by Chartered Accountants ANZ. Demand is being impacted by the variety of inconsistent and unclear pieces of legislation which require, but may not […]

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Publication success in Review of Finance

Dr Jane Luo, Dr Limin Xu and Professor Ralf Zurbruegg have their paper accepted in Review of Finance. The title of the paper is “The Impact of Housing Wealth on Stock Liquidity”.
Review of Finance is an A* finance journal and also part of the Financial Times Top 50 Journal List.

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Bryan Howieson Co-authored a Research Report Published by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) recently published a research report “The Capability and Competency Requirements of Auditors in Today’s Complex Global Business Environment”. Associate Professor Bryan Howieson is a co-author of the report.
This is the formal output from a three year international study conducted on behalf of ICAS and the UK Financial Reporting […]

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Bryan Howieson appointed on the Australian Accounting Standards Board Academic Panel

The Australian Accounting Standards Board’s (AASB) Academic Advisory Panel has been launched early this month. The Academic Advisory Panel’s aim is to improve standard setting by high standard research. Further information.

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Publication success in The European Accounting Review

Dr Jeffrey Yu’s sole authored paper, titled “Interactive Reporting Bias Surrounding CEO Turnover”, has been accepted in The European Accounting Review.
This paper addresses how the strategic interaction between successive CEOs of a firm affects their earnings management behavior and how the capital market responds to their earnings reports.

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Publication success in Journal of Corporate Finance

Dr Chelsea Liu, Professor Alfred Yawson and Professor Yossi Aharony (Tel Aviv University) have their paper, titled “Corporate Litigation and Executive Turnover”, accepted in Journal of Corporate Finance. This paper was developed from Chelsea’s PhD thesis.

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Publication success in Journal of Accounting and Economics

Dr Jane Luo, together with co-authors Dr Huasheng Gao and Dr Tilan Tang, has recently published a research article titled “Effects of managerial labor market on executive compensation: Evidence from job-hopping” in the Journal of Accounting and Economics. This journal is one of the top three accounting journals in the world.
The article identifies that companies dramatically raise their […]

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