From sugar to cigarettes, raising taxes on certain products is intended to discourage unhealthy or undesirable behaviors. These taxes — called sin taxes — may be effective in reducing the use of those products, but is that the only consequence?
According to research conducted by Associate Professor of Accountancy Pablo Casas-Arce, the words, “You can do better,” affects employees.
John Irish (BS Accountancy ’20) received help from his father and faculty. Now he’s on the verge of graduating with his Master of Accountancy and beginning the job of his dreams at Deloitte.
For investors, how important are mandated internal control audits? Assistant Professor of Accountancy Phillip Lamoreaux and his co-authors are the first to investigate this in a new study.
Even though the financial professionals have access to the most advanced and costly algorithms and predictive models, their forecasts are usually off, and research shows why.
Is there anything companies can do to overcome the short-term bias inherent in incentive pay? Yes, there's more than one way says Assistant Professor of Accountancy Pablo Casas-Arce.
From New Delhi to Mesa, Arizona, from his father's garment import shop to a multibillion-dollar Wall Street hedge fund, the W. P. Carey alumnus has always moved easily between different worlds. The 42-year-old finds himself back on the Sun Devil 100 list for the second year running.
To help organizations turn potential year-end slackers into year-round performers, Professor of Accountancy Michal Matejka and Associate Professor of Accountancy Pablo Casas-Arce conducted new research that offers guidance on how to more effectively evaluate managers’ past performance and set tar
Until now, there has been little information about how firms respond to hedge fund challenges and demands for change. A new paper by Associate Professor of Accounting Yinghua Li and her co-authors shows company managers don’t sit idly by when their performance is attacked.
New research by Associate Professor of Accountancy Shawn Huang and co-authors shows that greater coverage puts pressure on company managers to manipulate quarterly earnings.