Accounting

Alibaba headquarters
September 3, 2014
Research shows it's more complex than mere crony capitalism.
A football player throwing a Hail Mary pass.
August 4, 2014
Big bonuses tempt executives to gamble with company money, but they may make sense for a company in crisis.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling testifying on Capitol Hill.
July 2, 2014
An accounting professor says shareholders need accountants to keep track of asset history, not to forecast future prices.
Roadside MBA book cover
June 10, 2014
In an excerpt from their new book, three economists share what they learned about small businesses in America.
Elizabeth Blankespoor, Stanford GSB's assistant professor of accounting
February 20, 2013
New research finds support for valuing bank securities at current market value.
photo of faculty and student
July 11, 2012
Award-winning economist Susan Athey, noted econometrician Guido Imbens, corporate finance expert Joshua Rauh, and others to join Stanford GSB faculty.
Seated shareholders
June 28, 2012
A new paper says shareholder voting on executive pay doesn't improve compensation practices.
Charles Lee faculty award photo
June 4, 2012
Stanford GSB students honor Dirk Jenter, Charles Lee, and Jeremy Bulow for their memorable teaching.
photo of euro coins
May 18, 2012
A Stanford research team proposes changes to credit default swaps to lower the risks of sovereign default.
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May 15, 2012
At the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit discusses the financial crisis, leading complex organizations, and the "tremendous uncertainty ahead of us."
Roadside MBA book cover
June 10, 2014
In an excerpt from their new book, three economists share what they learned about small businesses in America.
photo of faculty and student
July 11, 2012
Award-winning economist Susan Athey, noted econometrician Guido Imbens, corporate finance expert Joshua Rauh, and others to join Stanford GSB faculty.
Charles Lee faculty award photo
June 4, 2012
Stanford GSB students honor Dirk Jenter, Charles Lee, and Jeremy Bulow for their memorable teaching.
Anat Admati photo
February 14, 2012
A research paper coauthored by finance faculty member Anat Admati has been recognized by the Financial Times and International Centre for Financial Regulation (ICFR) in their jointly-sponsored third annual essay contest on financial regulation.
June 1, 2011
Corporate governance experts from Stanford Graduate School of Business say criticism of CEO pay might be off the mark.
Maria Ogneva
May 1, 2010
Maria Ogneva, who last January began teaching for the first time in the Stanford Sloan Program, won accolades from her students who on May 20 honored her with their annual  Sloan Teaching Excellence Award.
Alibaba headquarters
September 3, 2014
Research shows it's more complex than mere crony capitalism.
A football player throwing a Hail Mary pass.
August 4, 2014
Big bonuses tempt executives to gamble with company money, but they may make sense for a company in crisis.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling testifying on Capitol Hill.
July 2, 2014
An accounting professor says shareholders need accountants to keep track of asset history, not to forecast future prices.
Elizabeth Blankespoor, Stanford GSB's assistant professor of accounting
February 20, 2013
New research finds support for valuing bank securities at current market value.
Seated shareholders
June 28, 2012
A new paper says shareholder voting on executive pay doesn't improve compensation practices.
photo of euro coins
May 18, 2012
A Stanford research team proposes changes to credit default swaps to lower the risks of sovereign default.
Image of stock trader
May 14, 2012
Why bankers like leverage—and what that could mean for the global financial system.
David Larcker photo
April 10, 2012
Given the pervasiveness of social media, should the board of directors pay closer attention to the information exchanged on these sites?  Can this information be used to improve oversight and risk management?
Anat Admati photo
March 14, 2012
In a Reuters oped, Professor Anat Admati argues that bank dividend payouts to shareholders expose "the economy to unnecessary risks without valid justification."
David Larcker photo
March 13, 2012
David F. Larcker and Brian Tayan at the Corporate Governance Research Program examine succession plans, what a board can do if the market reacts positively to the death of its CEO, and whether the board should revise its succession plan if its CEO engages in risky hobbies or lifestyle habits.