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KPMG Research Bureau In Financial Reporting

Meaning Behind the Numbers
The KPMG Research Bureau is housed in the Accounting Division of Sauder School of Business-one of the most respected accounting faculties in North America. An academic hub for research in the area of financial reporting, the KPMG Research Bureau bridges theoretical and empirical economic analyses of external and internal financial reporting, auditing and taxation.

Here esteemed faculty examine the role of financial reports in contracting and in the valuation of firms, study the verification of financial reports by auditors, explore corporate governance, and discern the economic issues impacting individual and corporate taxation. The KPMG Research Bureau's innovative research leads to publication in top-tier accounting journals, garners international attention, and equips Sauder School of Business students with the most recent and relevant knowledge in the accounting field.

Award-winning Faculty
The KPMG Research Bureau is home to an award-winning faculty, who boast impressive track records in pursuing and publishing research that matters-both in the academic and business world. Whether shedding new light on the factors affecting audit quality, or providing insight into the use of market prices in evaluating and compensating managers, the Bureau's research continually breaks new ground.

Impact in the Classroom
Sauder School of Business accounting students are direct beneficiaries of the work of the KPMG Bureau. As faculty bring their research insights into the classroom, students develop a deeper understanding of the practice of accounting. They are exposed to new ideas and new approaches to contemporary accounting challenges. In short, the Bureau's research translates into a high-value educational experience - one that provides graduates with both theoretical and practical tools that will serve them well as they launch their careers.

KPMG Bureau Faculty

Working Paper Series

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For more information
KPMG Research Bureau In Financial Reporting
Sauder School of Business
University of British Columbia
2053 Main Mall, Vancouver, B.C.,
Canada V6T 1Z2

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