Stephen Glaeser

Stephen Glaeser

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    1360 SHDH
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

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I am interested in how innovative firms trade-off the benefits of communicating with investors against the costs of publicly revealing information about partially non-excludable innovations. I am also interested in how taxation affects real decisions and how imperfect information gives rise to agency conflicts. Broadly speaking, I study issues at the intersection of accounting and economics.

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Past Courses


    The first part of the course presents alternative methods of preparing managerial accounting information, and the remainder of the course examines how these methods are used by companies. Managerial accounting is a company's internal language, and is used for decision-making, production management, product design and pricing and for motivating and evaluating employees. Unless you understand managerial accounting, you cannot have a thorough understanding of a company's internal operations. What you learn in this course will help you understand the operations of your future employer (and enable you to be more successful at your job), and help you understand other companies you encounter in your role as competitor, consultant, or investor.