Through the perspectives of accounting, economics, finance and law, our research addresses timely topics in corporate governance, including the audit process, executive compensation, board structure and firm performance. Our primary emphasis examines public policy as it relates to corporate governance.

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Research Shows Danger to CEOs when Firms Overpay, or Underpay, Taxes

Faculty Research by James Chyz, assistant professor of Accounting and Information Management, shows a correlation between CEO turnover and whether firms pay more, or less, taxes than their peers.


Research Review, 2018-19

In the 2018-19 academic year, our 11 research fellows finished an impressive year of research, with 16 governance-related publications and more than 20 presentations at conferences or other universities in the United States and abroad. Highlighted publications examine recent audit partner disclosures in the United States, blockchain in corporate governance, company responses to SEC comment letters, corporate tax policy, labor protection laws, and special interest shareholder activism.

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Neel Center Research Fellow Presents on Costs of Regulation at Securities and Exchange Commission

Roy Schmardebeck and his coauthors were invited by SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson, Jr.

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