Study shows that journalism matters in holding corporations accountable

Monday, March 8, 2021

Media coverage of corporate wrongdoing is an important part of holding executives accountable, according to a new study from a University of Iowa researcher, and shows the value of a robust watchdog media.

Does media coverage cause meritorious shareholder litigation? Evidence from the stock option backdating scandal

Sunday, February 14, 2021

A recent paper by Tippie Accounting chair Dain Donelson et al. uses the Wall Street Journal’s coverage of the stock option backdating scandal to examine whether media coverage causes meritorious shareholder litigation.

Has the revival of consulting practices at the Big 4 impacted their audit quality?

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Big 4 acquisitions of consulting firms can sometimes improve, but also decrease the quality of their financial statement audits, according to a study forthcoming in Accounting, Organizations and Society co-authored by Tippie's Dain Donelson. 

Welcome to the family: meet our four new accounting faculty members

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Meet the new four new accounting faculty members Dain Donelson, Adrienne Rhodes, Michael Durney, and Claire Quinto.