Four articles in the latest issue of The Accounting Review were published by Goizueta faculty and P.hD. alumni. Jan Barton, Greg Waymire, and Shiva Rajgopal, independently had research featured in this issue, as well as Marcus Kirk and David Reppenhagen, graduates of the Goizueta Ph.D. program.
Accounting is a means for measuring and communicating business performance and is used by corporate managers, investors, and other stakeholder groups in evaluating a business. Goizueta’s accounting group conducts research on fundamental questions about accounting based in the social sciences, especially economics and psychology. This research has been published in the leading academic accounting journals such as Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, and Accounting, Organizations, & Society.
Accounting faculty have also published their research in preeminent journals in other fields including American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In addition, several members of the Accounting faculty serve on the editorial boards of the major accounting journals.
The research projects currently underway in the Accounting group address questions of interest to a broad range of academic scholars in Accounting and related areas. This work includes studies of on fundamental issues such as ethics, disclosure language, investor trading decisions, the development and spread of international standards, and the impact of psychological forces in human decisions.
Several members of the Accounting faculty have won distinguished teaching awards from the Goizueta Business School and Emory University. The entire group shares a high level of commitment to excellence in teaching. This commitment extends across all degree programs from the undergraduate program up to our doctoral program. It also extends to different subjects areas including financial reporting and analysis, auditing, and managerial accounting.