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Professors Tan and Ma awarded SSHRC Insight Grant

Congratulations to Hongping Tan, Associate Professor in Accounting and Guang Ma, Assistant Professor in Accounting who were awarded a 2022 SSHRC Insight Grant.

“Private Interaction with Management: Evidence from Textual Analysis of Analyst Reports”

Published: 13 Oct 2022

Professor Oh awarded 2022-2023 FRQSC New Academics Grant

Congratulations to Seung Hwan (Peter) Oh, Assistant Professor in Accounting, who has been awarded the 2022-2023 FRQSC New Academics Grant (Soutien à la recherche pour la relève professorale) for his project titled “How Do You Want to Evaluate Your CEO? The Role of Subjective Evaluation when Objective Indicators Malfunction” (“Comment souhaitez-vous évaluer votre chef de la direction?

Published: 26 Aug 2022

Delve podcast: New Normal: Can Global Financial Transparency Deter Corporate Tax Avoidance? with Preetika Joshi

While tax policies are complicated and often seem unfair, new global solutions can both simplify how corporations pay their taxes and make payment more equitable for countries owed their share of tax revenue.

Published: 23 Jun 2022

Desautels’ event highlights innovative research and recognizes scholars

On Friday, May 13, members of the Desautels Faculty of Management gathered to celebrate the innovative and impactful research conducted by its scholars. 

Fifteen professors were on hand to deliver two-minute presentations of their most interesting and research.

Published: 20 May 2022

Institutional Trading around Corporate News: Evidence from Textual Analysis

Authors: A.G. Huang, Hongping Tan, and R. WermersPublication: The Review of Financial Studies, Volume 33, Issue 10, October 2020, Pages 4627-4675.Abstract:

Published: 15 Jun 2021

The Effects of Analyst-Country Institutions on Biased Research: Evidence from Target Prices

Authors: M.T. Bradshaw, A.G. Huang, and Hongping TanPublication: Journal of Accounting Research, Volume 57, Issue 1, March 2019, Pages 85-120.

Published: 15 Jun 2021

Professor Joshi awarded 2021 FRQSC New Academics Grant

Congratulations to Preetika Joshi, Assistant Professor in Accounting, who has been awarded the 2021 FRQSC New Academics Grant (Soutien à la recherche pour la relève professorale) for her project titled “Does Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Improve the Tax Enforcement Function?” (L’intelligence artificielle et l’apprentissage automatique améliorent-ils la fonction de mise en recouvrem

Published: 5 May 2021

Operating Lease as Alternative Financing for REITs: a Viable Strategy or a Sign of Trouble?

Authors: E. Devos, E. Devos, H. Li and Desmond Tsang

Publication: The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Forthcoming

Abstract: 

Published: 16 Apr 2021

Prof Tsang's paper wins award at 2021 Academy of Finance Conference

Congratulations to Desmond Tsang, Associate Professor in Accounting, whose paper won Best-in-Track Award for Real Estate at the 2021 Academy of Finance Conference

Published: 1 Apr 2021

New policies needed to address the CEWS controversy

Between April and September 20, 53 publicly-held Canadian companies paid out nearly $2 billion to their shareholders despite receiving more than $10 million in federal assistance through the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). Prof.

Published: 10 Dec 2020

‘Shareholder capitalism’ sparks controversy

The news that more than 60 publicly held Canadian firms have received the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) while continuing to pay out dividends has sharply divided public opinion this week. Professor Preetika Joshi enters the debate, pointing to the complexity of balancing profit with corporate responsibility during a crisis.

Published: 10 Dec 2020

68 Canadian companies pay out billions in dividends while receiving government subsidies

A recent investigation reveals that as 68 publicly-traded Canadian companies received at least $1.3 billion government assistance through the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), they paid out more than $5 billion in dividends during the same time period. According to Professor Preetika Joshi, certain countries were more discerning than others when distributing corporate subsidies.

Published: 7 Dec 2020

Professor Julia Scott receives prestigious FCPA designation

The Desautels Faculty of Management congratulates Professor Julia Scott for being recognized with CPA Ontario’s coveted FCPA designation. The FCPA distinction is reserved for those at the pinnacle of their careers; it is the highest honour that can be bestowed on a member.

Published: 7 Dec 2020

The long-term impact of corporate tax disclosure

Companies are experiencing increased pressure to open their tax affairs to public scrutiny. But for Assistant Professor Preetika Joshi, it is crucial to first determine how tax transparency will affect corporate behaviour in the long term.

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Published: 18 Sep 2020

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