ACC 905 Applied Methods & Tools in Accounting & Finance

Module Outline

Based on an overview of current trends in empirical accounting research, the publication process, and typical project workflows, the course introduces relevant data sources and gives an introduction to empirical research using the statistical software STATA. The core part of the course consists of an assignment that requires the replication of a high quality research paper in accounting, finance, or tax research.

  • Course Objective

    Know how to plan an empirical project in our field of research, how to execute an empirical analysis in STATA and learn the basics about selecting an appropriate outlet and getting through the publication process. The course is designed to prepare students to efficiently execute their own empirical research ideas in our field going forward.

  • Further Information

     Details on the offering of this course are available via the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business.