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Vices and Virtues of Sound Accounting Research Webinar

Research is the foundation of every trade be it medicine or finance. Sound inquiry pushes our known boundaries and yields potential for revolutionary discovery. Yet much of the research being done today falls short of the scientific standard. Rediscover the time-tested fundamentals and gain expert insight into the attributes of solid research.

2/26/2016
When: Friday, February 26, 2016
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Where: Online Webinar
United States
Presenter: Wayne Landsman
Contact: Nicole Zefran
(202) 628-9040

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Join the Global Business School Network for a special online opportunity to learn about Vices and Virtues of Sound Accounting Research with Wayne Landsman from the KPMG Professor of Accounting and associate dean of the PhD Program at Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

Research is the foundation of every trade be it medicine or finance. Sound inquiry pushes our known boundaries and yields potential for revolutionary discovery. Yet much of the research being done today falls short of the scientific standard. Rediscover the time tested fundamentals and gain expert insight into the attributes of solid research.

This webinar is for doctoral level students with an interest in accounting and finance research.

Participants will Learn:

  • Why we do research?
  • What are attributes of good research?
  • Examples from financial accounting 

Register for the Free Webinar today!

  • Research should not be conducted with the goal of proving a "theory" the researcher believes. 
  • Gain new expert insights while rediscovering the core fundamentals to sound accounting research. 
  • Join the GBSN knowledge sharing community and gain access to materials, curriculum and technical tools

 

Wayne Landsman
KPMG Professor of Accounting and Associate Dean of the PhD Program
Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

USA 

 

 

Dr. Landsman’s research focuses on the role of accounting information in capital price formation. Topics of research include pensions, employee stock options, asset securitization, and fair value accounting. He has published over 60 articles in leading scholarly and professional journals

He teaches courses in financial accounting and financial reporting. 

He received two major awards from the American Accounting Association (AAA) in 2014: the Outstanding Educator Award for his contributions to accounting education through his scholarly endeavors in teaching and research over a sustained period of time and the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section (FARS) Best Paper Award for a tradition of academic scholarship and relevance to problems facing the accounting profession and standard-setters.

Dr. Landsman was president of the FARS of the AAA and served on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, which advises the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), from 1998-2001.

He received his PhD in business, his MBA and his MS in statistics from Stanford University, and his AB magna cum laude in economics from Princeton University.

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