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Through the perspectives of accounting, economics, finance and law, our research addresses timely topics in corporate governance, including the audit process, executive compensation, board structure and firm performance. Our primary emphasis examines public policy as it relates to corporate governance.

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Research Shows Danger to CEOs when Firms Overpay, or Underpay, Taxes

Faculty Research by James Chyz, assistant professor of Accounting and Information Management, shows a correlation between CEO turnover and whether firms pay more, or less, taxes than their peers.


Research Review, 2019-20

When the 2019-20 school year began, Neel Corporate Governance Center research fellows at the Haslam College of Business could not have anticipated the changes that would sweep through corporations in 2020, shining a spotlight on the need for effective governance now more than ever. This year’s research summary highlights the center’s partnership with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) as well as publications examining analyst influence over accounting policies, audit committee expertise, audit office rotations, SEC comment letters, and women in Congress and in the boardroom.

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Haslam College of Business Celebrates Faculty and Staff at Virtual Awards Ceremony

The honorees’ accomplishments were acknowledged at the college’s annual awards celebration via Zoom

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