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PCAOB Concludes 2016 Economic Conference on Auditing and Capital Markets

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Oct 21, 2016

On October 21, 2016, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board's (PCAOB) Center for Economic Analysis concluded its third annual Economic Conference on Auditing and Capital Markets, an event that promotes academic research on the economic impact of auditing on the capital markets.

Six research papers were chosen for presentation at the conference out of 83 submitted following the Center's call for papers. The papers presented addressed:

  • Expanded auditor reporting
  • The impact of individual auditors on audit quality
  • Internal control over financial reporting
  • Auditor assignments, teamwork and audit quality
  • Audits involving other auditors

Review the press release on the PCAOB's website.

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