Research Methodology in Auditing Regulation and Corporate Governance

REG519NFB Research Methodology in Auditing Regulation and Corporate Governance

  • Topics


    audit regulation and corporate governance

  • Learning outcome

    Learning outcome

    This course considers five current topics in auditing regulation: Costs and benefits of requiring engagement partner signatures on audit reports, Market reaction to the regulator's inability to do conduct foreign inspections, Social Ties, audit quality, and audit fees, Audit quality and fee gender effects in Sweden, and Investor reaction to proposed mandatory audit firm rotation.


    Knowledge - The candidate...

    • is in the forefront of knowledge within research related to audit regulation and masters the research methods used in this research,
    • can contribute to the development of new knowledge in the field

    Skills - The candidate...

    • can carry out research of a high international standard

    Competence - The candidate...

    • can identify new relevant ethical issues and carry out his/her research with scholarly integrity
    • can communicate research and development work through recognized Norwegian and international channels

  • Teaching


    Discussion, Class presentation of research projects

  • Required prerequisites

    Required prerequisites

    PhD status

  • Requirements for course approval

    Requirements for course approval

  • Assessment


    presentation of research proposal on last day of class

  • Grading Scale

    Grading Scale

    Grading: Pass / fail.

  • Computer tools

    Computer tools


  • Semester


    Spring. Not offered 2016.

  • Literature


    Journal articles


ECTS Credits
Teaching language
Spring, Autumn

Course responsible

(1) Iris Stuart, NHH, IRRR,

(2) Joe Carcello, University of Tennessee