VHB pro dok: Advanced Topics in Quantitative Empirical Accounting Research (04.-07.09.2018)

Abstract and Learning Objectives

This course focuses on quantitative empirical archival accounting research, covering theoretical, methodological and technical aspects of this research program. The course concentrates on financial accounting issues but also touches on some auditing topics. After this course, participants should

  • have a clear understanding about the theoretical foundations of positive and capital market-based financial accounting research,
  • understand the methodological approaches to and common pitfalls of empirical archival research designs,
  • have acquired information about how to execute empirical archival studies, including the usability and inter-operability of different data sources,
  • have become familiar with a collaborative data science workflow using R/Stata and Github,

and, based on their own research proposal, have received constructive feedback on how to design and execute a viable study in the area of quantitative empirical financial accounting research.

Date of event: 04. – 07. September 2018

Location: Berlin


Prof. Dr. Joachim Gassen (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)


To get an overview of the amount of the participation fee and to register for the course, please use this link: http://vhbonline.org/veranstaltungen/prodok/anmeldung/

You can also send an email to prodok(at)vhbonline(dot)org.

The registration deadline is 5. August 2018.