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Problems in financial analysis and accounting are inextricably linked. Equity analysis relies on sound financial reporting but also recognizes and adapts to poor accounting and reporting. Events of the past several years have caused many people to question the quality of financial reporting and equity analysis. The economic consequences of malpractice have been significant, leading to a clear call for reform.

Located in a leading business school with a mandate for independent research, CEASA is positioned to lead a discussion of issues with an emphasis on sound conceptual thinking and objectivity.

 

 

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CEASA has recently received gifts of $125,000 each from Morgan Stanley and General Electric. In 2003, a founding gift from Morgan Stanley and GE was instrumental in creating the center, which has since produced a body of independent research for stakeholders across academia, industry, and government. With Morgan Stanley’s and GE's renewed pledge of support, CEASA is well-positioned to lead the next chapter of dialogue around security analysis and accounting issues and to generate practical policy solutions.

 

CEASA Director of Research, Suzanne Morsfield, awarded research grant from the SWIFT Institute to report on “The Future of Financial Data Standards” with co-authors Stephen Yang of Stevens Institute, and Susan Yount of Workiva.

 

CEASA co-founder, Stephen Penman, releases new Occasional Paper, “The Value Trap: Value Buys Risky Growth”, co-authored with Francesco Reggiani of Bocconi University.

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CEASA welcomes submissions for online publication of papers analyzing and proposing solutions to current issues surrounding accounting and/or security analysis policy.

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