Work by the faculty and students of the Department of Accounting

Recent Submissions

  • Implications of Cost Behavior for Analysts' Earnings Forecasts 

    Ciftci, Mustafa; Mashruwala, Raj; Weiss, Dan (American University of Sharjah, 2014-03-27)
    Recent work in management accounting offers several novel insights into firms' cost behavior. This study explores whether financial analysts appropriately incorporate information on two types of cost behavior in predicting ...
  • R&D Productivity following First-Time CIO Appointments 

    Khallaf, Ashraf; Skantz, Terrance R. (American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-09)
    Prior studies find that firms announcing the appointment of a new chief information officer (CIO) are rewarded by stock price increases, suggesting that the market expects new CIOs to add long-term value to the firm. In ...