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Research by Laurier Accounting faculty makes an impact

Since the start of 2010, Laurier’s core accounting faculty have published more than 70 articles in academic journals, with articles in each of the six core areas of financial reporting, strategy and governance, management accounting, audit and assurance, finance and taxation. Our research has been featured in many of the top journals in accounting including Contemporary Accounting Research; Accounting, Organizations, and Society; Review of Accounting Studies; Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory; Journal of Management Accounting Research; Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance; Journal of Business, Finance & Accounting; and the Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal.

Recent Research

Examples of our recent research (with Laurier accounting faculty names highlighted in bold) include:

  • Bauer, A., D. Henderson and D. Lynch. 2017. Supplier internal control quality and the duration of customer-supplier relationships. The Accounting Review.
  • Berger, L., S. Perreault, and J. Wainberg. 2017. Hijacking the Moral Imperative: How Financial Incentives Can Discourage Whistleblower Reporting. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory.
  • Bujaki, M. and B. McConomy. 2012. Metaphor in Nortel’s Letters to the Shareholders 1997–2006. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal.
  • Chu, L., J. Dai, and P. Zhang. 2016. Auditor Tenure and Quality of Financial. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance.
  • Chu, L., R. Mathieu and C. Mbagwu. 2013. Audit Quality and Banks’ Assessment of Disclosed Accounting Information. European Accounting Review.
  • Cormier. D., P. Lapointe-Antunes, P., B. McConomy. 2014. Forecasts in IPO Prospectuses: The effect of Corporate Governance on Earnings Management. Journal of Business, Finance & Accounting.
  • Guo, L., T. Libby and X. K. Liu. 2017. The effects of vertical pay dispersion: Experimental evidence in a budget setting. Contemporary Accounting Research.
  • Henderson, D. and P. O’Brien. 2017. The standard-setters’ toolkit: can principles prevail over bright lines? Review of Accounting Studies.
  • Jin, J.Y., K. Kanagaretnam, G.J. Lobo, and R. Mathieu. 2013. Impact of FDICIA Internal Controls on Bank Risk Taking. Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • Kilfoyle, E. A. J. Richardson and L. MacDonald. 2013. Vernacular accountings: Bridging the cognitive and the social in the analysis of employee-generated accounting systems. Accounting, Organizations and Society.
  • MacTavish, C. and J. Moore. 2016. Undoing the Dual Class: The Case of Magna International Inc. Journal of Finance Case Research.
  • Maier, E. 2017. The budget in the aesthetic: The role of calculative practice in the production of popular culture. Management Accounting Research.
  • Niu, F. and G. Berberich. 2015. Director Tenure and Busyness and Corporate Governance. International Journal of Corporate Governance.
  • Wang, F and B. Xu. 2017. Who Needs to Be More Visible Online? The Value Implications of Web Visibility and Firm Heterogeneity. Information & Management.
  • Xu, B. and T. Zeng. 2016. Profitability, State Ownership, Tax Reporting and Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from Chinese Listed Firms, Social Responsibility Journal.
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