Topic: Department of Accounting

Stocks Drop When No One Asks Questions During Earnings Calls, Study Shows

Oct. 1, 2014

Quarterly earning calls that receive zero questions or a very low number of questions during the question-and-answer session of the call lead to a significant decrease in stock price according to new research from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Donald D. Harrington Fellows to Present April 10 Symposium at Amarillo Country Club

April 4, 2013

The Donald D. Harrington Fellows Program of The University of Texas at Austin will sponsor its annual luncheon and research symposium at noon Wednesday, April 10, at the Amarillo Country Club.

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Taxing Spending: The Case For a National Consumption Tax

June 25, 2012
Taxing Spending: The Case For a National Consumption Tax

If Rodney Dangerfield were a tax form, he'd be a 1040: As the federal income tax nears its 100th birthday, next year, it's getting no respect.

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Hirst Wins Research Award for Paper that Informed 2011 Accounting Standards Rule Change

Aug. 4, 2011

Eric Hirst, the John Arch White Professor of Business at The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business, will be honored Aug. 9 with the Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award at the American Accounting Association's (AAA) annual meeting in Denver.

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Making the human connection in business

April 25, 2011
Making the human connection in business

When Accounting Professor Eric Hirst met Thando, a tour guide in South Africa, what he learned went beyond the business sights of the country.

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