all adds up
counts many leading-edge thinkers in its Accounting and Information
Dept. chair Robert Magee (seated) with the AIM faculty.
Not pictured: Prof. Allan Drebin.
the Leonard Spacek Professor of Accounting Information and
Management. His work on audit firm incorporation and the issues
surrounding audit and consulting conflicts serves as a backdrop
for recent developments in the industry.
Professors Mark Finn and Stephen Hillegeist,
who examine the relation between the quality of information
a firm discloses and the market for its securities.
Balachandran, the J.L. Kellogg Distinguished Professor
of Accounting Information and Management and Decision Sciences,
who is a world authority on cost management strategy.
Professor Elizabeth Keating; Thomas Lys, the
Gary A. Rosenberg Professor of Real Estate Management; and
department chair Robert Magee, the Keith I. DeLashmutt
Distinguished Professor of Accounting Information and Management,
who have explored the accounting signals that explain the
60-percent drop in Internet firms' stock prices last spring.
Thomas Prince, who is a recognized authority on predicting
financial distress in the healthcare industry.
Revsine, the John and Norma Darling Distinguished Professor
of Financial Accounting, who researches how managers' contracting
incentives influence financial reporting choices.
Professor Beverly Walther, who studies the ways stock
prices reflect the information in management announcements
and analysts' forecasts.
Professors S. Sridharan and Frank Gigler, who
have published papers on a variety of corporate disclosure
Professor Linda Vincent, who is a prominent thinker
on financial and accounting issues in real estate.
Allan Drebin, who hopes to put his research on governmental
budgeting into practice on the local level when he runs for
a seat on the Evanston City Council.