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A rule requiring public companies to identify an individual audit partner in financial reporting has had little impact on audit quality, new research suggests.
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Lauren Cunningham, assistant professor of Accounting and Information Management, is researching the effect on audit quality of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s decision to begin requiring audit partners be named publically.
The Department of Accounting and Information Management faculty produces top-tier research in the areas of audit, corporate governance, financial reporting, information management and taxation.
The Haslam Summer Scholars Research Awards program has funded nearly $3 million in faculty research to date.