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Seminar within the Doctorate program in Accounting and Corporate Finance

  • February 7th, 2024
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The economic and social role of accounting: Perspectives from 50+ years of accounting research

General description of the evolution of accounting research from the seminal works of 1968 to the present day, and the usefulness of research results to implement evidence-based regulation. The role of accounting in reducing information asymmetries and agency problems, and more broadly, in contributing to social well-being, will be discussed, and how accounting research can help achieve these objectives