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Issues in Taxation for Accounting & Finance

Course Number:

47711


Program

PHD


Concentrations

Accounting, Finance


Course Description

This course will cover research in accounting, finance and economics related to business taxation. The focus will be empirical although some theoretical models will be discussed in order to address optimal tax policies in different contexts. Potential topics include international taxation and the effects of tax havens, measuring and explaining the cross-sectional pattern of corporate tax avoidance, issues in accounting for income taxes, and the taxation of executive compensation.

Format

Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk


Pre-requisites

None