|This course is intended to (1) introduce students to empirical “capital markets” research; and (2) develop the ability of students to analyze the theory underlying a research paper, the nature of the research question addressed, and the methods used to address the research question. Topics include the relation between earnings and stock prices and returns, earnings-related anomalies, analyst forecasts, accruals and accruals anomalies, earnings management, and value relevance research.|
|There is an extensive reading list of published and unpublished research papers.|
|Based on a paper or project, class participation, and in-class presentations.|
|Business 35901. PhD students only.
Description and/or course criteria last updated: 06/11
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