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Research methods in accounting and finance (7 points)


Leader: Professor Rob Chenhall

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Introduction to a broad range of research methodology and testing procedures used in accounting and finance. The primary focus is on the undertaking of research. The subject comprises an analysis of the science of research, an examination of the key elements of research in accounting and finance, data issues, ethical issues, hypothesis development, causal models, the use of parametric and non-parametric statistical tests, survey-based research and general research methodology.

Assessment: Written (2 assignments): 40% + Examination (3 hours): 60%

Contact Hours: Two 1.5 hour sessions per week

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