For the second time in two years, a UConn Ph.D. student has won the prestigious $25,000 Deloitte Foundation Fellowship, an honor bestowed on only 10 future professors in the nation.
Ilona Bastiaansen, a fourth-year accounting doctoral student, whose thesis examines corporate bankruptcies, was one of the recipients. Each year doctoral students from more than 100 universities are invited to apply for the fellowship.Continue Reading
UConn Invited to Participate in Accounting Scholar Hunt
The Accounting Ph.D. program at UConn has again been selected to participate in the prestigious Accounting Doctoral Scholars (ADS) Program, which encourages auditing and tax professionals to pursue careers in academia. Continue Reading
Are Large Companies Making Poor Acquisition Decisions as a Result of Efforts to Avoid Paying U.S. Taxes?
In their attempts to avoid paying additional taxes, many large, multinational, U.S.-based companies are making dubious foreign acquisitions that may, ultimately, be bad for business.
That’s the research finding of UConn Accounting Professor Todd Kravet, and two of his colleagues, whose work will appear in the forthcoming issue of the journal of Contemporary Accounting Research.Continue Reading