Faculty Notes

School of Accounting Stephen Lin, associate professor and Knight Ridder Center Research professor; and assistant professors Abijit Barua and John (Changjiang) Wang, won a highly competitive “IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) Ready” award from the PricewaterhouseCoopers Charitable Foundation to fund their curriculum development proposal titled “Integrating IFRS in both accounting-major undergraduate and Master of Accounting […]

Who thinks it’s okay to cheat on taxes? Study looks at variables.

Would you cheat on your taxes? Never? Always? Sometimes? Two members of the School of Accounting in the College of Business Administration conducted an analysis of data on individuals in six Latin American countries and the United States to determine the factors affecting this ethical issue. [flv:http://business.fiu.edu/newsletters/BusinessNetworks/2008/12/videos/robert.flv 500 334] “We zeroed in on a portion […]

Dual Degree relationship brings Master of Accounting program to leading business school in Mexico.

A new venture between the College of Business Administration and Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)—described by América Economía as the number one business school in Latin America—dispatches professors from the School of Accounting to Mexico City to deliver the Master of Accounting (MACC) program. An impressive 22 students, many of them highly experienced accountants, […]