ACCT 930 Seminar in Auditing Research I
Students will gain in-depth knowledge of specific streams of the empirical/archival auditing literature. Topics may vary over time depending upon the interests of the students and instructor. Possible topics include (but are not limited to): the role of the auditor and audit committee in corporate governance, the auditing environment including regulation, audit quality, the pricing of audit and assurance services, litigation against auditors, and international auditing research. Students are expected to critically analyze and suggest ways to improve and extend the extant literature. The seminar will also include hands on analysis of data used in archival auditing research.