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    Dec 05, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ACCT 6590 - Independent Research Paper II

3–4 hours

Major empirical research paper, independently prepared, that presents results of an empirical analysis. Students specializing in archival research conduct an empirical analysis using archival data (i.e., stock prices, accounting numbers, analyst forecasts, management forecasts, etc.). Students specializing in behavioral research conduct a pilot study. The paper includes discussion of the research problem, its importance, and all other aspects of the research design (i.e., assumptions, theory, hypotheses, potentially relevant explanatory variables that need to be controlled for, etc.). Students present their papers to accounting faculty and doctoral students in a research workshop.

Prerequisite(s): Doctoral status and consent of instructor.

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