n The course content is interdisciplinary in nature, spanning finance, economics, and accounting. To register, a student must obtain permission from the faculty member who is willing to supervise the reading. This course is elected as soon as a student is ready to begin research for the dissertation, usually shortly after admission to candidacy. MGTECON 203 uses the same math as 200 (derivatives and algebra, and not much more) but uses it more often. We will ask if and how public policy can affect inequality.
At the conclusion of the course, students will present their strategies to the class and a panel of expert judges. The course focuses on critically interpreting financial and non-financial information for purposes of assessing firm fundamentals and corporate governance risk in the presence of weak legal systems, strong political forces, limited investor protections, limited market development, strong macro-economic forces, opacity and resultant business arrangements. This case-driven course is designed to help students who plan to serve on boards as private-equity or venture investors, entrepreneurs who will need to assemble and manage boards, and executives who realize they will need to interact with and answer to boards.n The course is designed to help students understand the issues boards face - both routine and non-routine - through the eyes of the board member. The goal of this course is to provide a fundamental understanding of the principles of taxation and tax planning as they relate to personal income taxes and considering an individuals financial position. Such research encompasses studies dealing with contemporary financial reporting issues as well as research addressing issues relating to the globalization of financial reporting. The aim is to increase student's familiarity with empirical accounting research, their ability to critically evaluate research and research designs, and to prepare students to conduct independent research. Applications of Contract Theory in Accounting Research. This course develops tools from information economics to study the strategic interactions between different agents inside a firm. The informational efficiency of stock markets has been a central theme in financial economic research in the past 50 years.
Students will interpret information from companies' public financial disclosures to assess the likelihood of different events or outcomes. The primary objective of the course is to introduce students to current research paradigms on these topics and to identify promising avenues for future research. The focus is on introducing students to key themes in empirical accounting and capital markets research, and to key research designs applied to examine information-related questions.
Companies featured in past years include Tyco, AIG, CIT, Fannie Mae, Tesla, Pharmasset and Gilead and Commerzbank. Empirical Research on Financial Reporting: This doctoral-level course covers research on the role of accounting information in capital markets.
A Joint Degree Program allows Stanford students to combine the M. The course will begin with economic definitions of platform markets, and it will review the most important insights from recent research in economic theory and strategy. This class will provide an overview of the rapidly evolving area of distributed ledger and blockchain technologies, with a focus on economic and strategic issues.
student undertakes a global experience to provide direct exposure to the world’s opportunities. with degrees in the Graduate School of Education (M. mobile), marketplaces, social networks, cloud computing, and financial technology platforms.