Accounting is the examination, processing, and reporting of an organization or economic entity's financial information.
Research and study at the Tepper School includes financial accounting, managerial accounting, corporate financial reporting, information economics, and microeconomic theory.
Research: Are Women Less Responsive to Performance Pay Incentives?
In the study "Women Respond Less to Performance Pay? Building Evidence From Multiple Experiments," Erina Ytsma, Assistant Professor of Accounting, and her co-authors sought to address this question.
Tepper Accounting Faculty in the News
Top 1% Fails To Report Over 20% of Income Using Potentially “Criminal” Tactics: IRS Analysis, featuring Max Risch, Assistant Professor of Accounting
Clothing Companies Want to Hold On to Unsold Inventory, featuring Thomas Ruchti, Assistant Professor of Accounting.
Recent Faculty Publications
- “Taxing Hidden Wealth: The Consequences of US Enforcement Initiatives on Evasive Foreign Accounts” by Johannesen, N., Langetieg, P., Reck, D., Risch, M., Slemrod, J. (2020) in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy
- “The Coordination Role of Stress Tests in Bank Risk Taking” by Corona, C., Nan, L., Zhang, G. (2019) in Journal of Accounting Research
- "On the Social Value of Accounting Objectivity in Financial Stability" by Liang, P. J. (2019) in The Accounting Review
- "Banks' Asset Reporting Frequency and Capital Regulation: An Analysis of Discretionary Use of Fair-Value Accounting" by Corona, C. (2019) in The Accounting Review