Accounting Information & Management

  • Prof. Robert Magee
    Robert Magee
    Keith I. DeLashmutt Professor of Accounting Information & Management Robert Magee Photo © Nathan Mandell

Events of the last several years have taught everyone how important accounting is to the proper functioning of capital markets, as well as to the proper governance of corporations. Business leaders with a solid understanding of accounting are more effective as analysts, investors, creditors, senior managers, in short, all areas concerned with judging a firm's performance.  more...


Ron Dye, the Leonard Spacek Professor of Accounting Information & Management, is featured in the inaugural video of a new series on the AAA Commons (American Accounting Association) website. Professor Dye spoke on the topic of "An Overview of Accounting Theory from the 1970s to today."




Kellogg Insight presents articles on Accounting

Total Compensation
An interview about trends in CEO pay
Based on the research of Anup Srivastava And Clare Wang
An interview about trends in CEO pay: Clare Wang and Anup Srivastava agreed to sit down with Kellogg Insight to discuss some of the latest trends in executive compensation.

The Economic Case for Soaring CEO Pay
A new study suggests a method in the madness
Based on the research of Anup Srivastava
A new study suggests a method in the madness: In a recent paper, Anup Srivastava found that increases in executive compensation extra pay can be at least partly explained by the increasing importance of executives’ ability to predict future risks to the firm.

Will Work for Stock Options
A $1 CEO salary can signal confidence—or danger
Based on the research of Sophia J. W. Hamm , Michael J. Jung And Clare Wang
A $1 CEO salary can signal confidence—or danger: The $1 CEO salary has become increasingly common since the 1980s, especially among executives of highly visible firms. The authors find that it can suggest either strength or weakness within a company—and that the executives most likely to be applauded for taking a $1 salary are also, ironically, the least likely to succeed.

Accounting Department News

Upcoming Events

  • Andrew Sutherland

    Accounting and Information Management Recruiting Seminar

    Jan 13, 2015, 1:30 PM

  • Daniel Saavedra

    Accounting Information and Management Recruiting Seminar

    Jan 14, 2015, 1:30 PM

  • Leo Tang

    Accounting Information and Management Recruiting Seminar

    Jan 20, 2015, 1:30 PM

  • Keith Czerney

    Accounting Information and Management Recruiting Seminar

    Jan 21, 2015, 1:30 PM

  • Matt Cedergren

    Accounting Information and Management Recruiting Seminar

    Feb 03, 2015, 1:30 PM