A recent study by a University of Iowa business professor claims to offer the nation’s regulatory community something that it hasn’t seen before: evidence that whistleblower programs not only flag current financial hijinks but also deter companies from playing fast and loose with the rules in the future.
Here Grayson Zaun and Taylor Wingert, finance students at the Hawkinson Institute of Finance, Tippie College of Business of the University of Iowa, share their experiences and goals regarding investment banking. Smart young people...we should all be proud.
For the past decade, Jing “Alice” Wang has been exploring the question: “What happens when consumers feel lonely?" There is a good amount of research already out there, Wang said, documenting how people who are lonely tend to engage in various impulsive behaviors that they often later come to regret.
Federal and state whistle-blower programs that award bounties to individuals providing tips about corporate fraud have grown in recent years. They are increasingly seen as a way to help understaffed regulators enhance their oversight of sprawling and complex corporations. New research by Jaron H. Wilde, assistant professor of accounting at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business, has found a sharp and lasting drop in financial wrongdoing at companies that were subject to whistle-blower investigations.
In recognition of his years of mentoring, Dan Collins was the first faculty member to receive the Distinguished Ph.D. Mentoring Award from the Financial Accounting and Reporting Section of the American Accounting Association.
Alum Ben Miller reconnected with the Tippie College of Business to enlist student help from the Advanced Auditing course.
Tippie opens its doors to future students.