Australian National Centre for Audit & Assurance Research (ANCAAR)

ANCAAR fosters, develops and disseminates research in auditing and assurance that is of significance to policy makers, practitioners and users.

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16th ANCAAR Audit Research Forum

 7 - 8 December 2018 (Allan Barton Forum, ANU).

If you wish to attend or present at the 2018 Forum and are not currently on our email list, please contact us at ancaar@anu.edu.au.

The Keynote Speaker for 2018 will be Professor Roger Simnett AO, Chair and CEO of the Australian Auditing and Assurance Standards Board.

2017-2018 Summer Research Scholar Interns

For 2017-18, ANCAAR is hosting six interns working on multiple projects:

  • Jingsong Feng (BFin)
  • Jane Inyang (BAcct)
  • Liliana Latorre (MAcct)
  • Luyi Li (MAcct)
  • Shuting Luo (MAcct)
  • Yutian Zhang (BComm)

15th ANCAAR Audit Research Forum

The 15th Forum was held at ANU 1 - 2 December 2017. The Keynote Speaker this year was Grant Hehir, Auditor-General for the Commonwealth of Australia. The Forum attracted 70 registrants and featured eight cutting-edge research papers, presented by emerging and established researchers.

Recent noteworthy publications by (ANU) ANCAAR members:

Cullen, G., D. Gasbarro, G. Monroe, G. Shailer & Y.Y. Zhang. 'Bank Audit Fees and Asset Securitization Risks. Auditing: Journal of Practice & Theory, forthcoming.

Lee, G. & N. Fargher. 'The Role of the Audit Committee in their Oversight of Whistle-blowing'. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, vol. forthcoming.

Hossain, S ., G. Monroe, M. Wilson, and C. Jubb. 'The Effect of Networked Clients' Economic Importance on Audit Quality'. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, forthcoming.

Lu, L., S. Wu and Y. Yu. 'Investment-related Pressure and Audit Risk'. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, forthcoming.

Azizkhani, M., R. Daghani & G. Shailer. 'Audit Firm Tenure and Audit Quality in a Constrained Market'. The International Journal of Accounting, 53(2) June 2018: forthcoming.

C. Dang, N. Fargher and G. Lee. 'Audit Quality for U.S.-listed Chinese companies'. International Journal of Auditing, 21 2017: 150-163.

Carson, E., N. Fargher and Y. Zhang,. 'Trends in auditor reporting in Australia: a synthesis and opportunities for research'. Australian Accounting Review, 26(3) 2016: 226-242.

Wu Y. and M. Wilson.  'Audit Quality and Analyst Forecast Accuracy: The Impact of Forecast Horizon and Other Modeling Choices', Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 35(2) 2016: 167-85 .

Carey, P., G. Monroe & G. Shailer. 'Review of Post-CLERP 9 Australian Auditor Independence Research'. Australian Accounting Review, 24(4) 2014: 370-380. (with P. Carey & G. Monroe)

Bagherpour, M., G. Monroe & G. Shailer. 'Government and Managerial Influence on Auditor Switching Under Partial Privatisation'. Journal of Accounting & Public Policy, 33(4) 2014: 372-390.

Azizkhani, M., G. Monroe & G. Shailer. 'Auditor Partner Tenure and Cost of Equity Capital'. Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 32(1) 2013: 183-202.

Carson, E., N. Fargher, M. Geiger, C. Lennox, K. Raghunandan, and M. Willekens. 'Auditor reporting on going concern uncertainty: a research synthesis'.  Auditing: a Journal of Practice & Theory, 32(Supplement) 2013: 353-384.

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