FASB Research Fellow Selected for 2012-13

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Doyle, George S. Eccles Chair in Capital Markets Research at Utah State University, has accepted the FASB 2012-2013 Research Fellowship, which will begin in July.  Jef earned his Ph.D. at University of Michigan and previously served on the faculty at University at Utah [...] Read more > >

Reimagining FASRI

The last couple of weeks have been busy ones behind the scenes at FASRI.  Last week, Phil Shane (current research fellow), Lynn Rees (incoming research fellow) and I met with the FASRI Steering Committee (FASB Board Member Tom Linsmeier, FASB Senior Advisor Jim Leisenring, Research Director Ron Lott, and Technical Director Susan Cosper).  Yesterday, the [...] Read more > >

Welcome to Our New Editorial Assistant

I just got off the phone (Skype, actually) with our new editorial assistant, Jeremy Bentley.  Jeremy is in BYU’s PhD-prep program, which has generated a number of successful accounting researchers.  Jeremy will be doing a little work behind the scenes, but his primary duty will be more visible:  to keep our blog on top of [...] Read more > >

Round Table: Funding Opportunities for Research on Revenue Recognition

As posted here, FASRI is issuing a call for research consultants to conduct revenue recognition studies.  This call is a little different from the usual ‘call for proposals’ because applicants must be willing to work closely with FASRI and FASB staff to identify research topics that will be most helpful in staff and Board deliberations.   [...] Read more > >

Call for Research Consultants: Revenue Recognition

The Financial Accounting Standards Research Initiative (FASRI) is issuing an open call for academic researchers to serve as Research Consultants for a Revenue Recognition Research Project.  Research consultants will work with members of FASRI to develop rigorous research studies likely to be helpful with the FASB and IASB deliberations on revenue recognition and related topics.  [...] Read more > >

Help Us Improve FASRI’s Roundtables and Blog!

Click this link for a very short survey about FASRI’s Roundtables and Blog.  The fact that you are reading this means you are part of our sample universe.  It only takes a few minutes and will be a huge help.  Thanks! Read more > >

Help Us Improve FASRI's Roundtables and Blog!

Click this link for a very short survey about FASRI’s Roundtables and Blog.  The fact that you are reading this means you are part of our sample universe.  It only takes a few minutes and will be a huge help.  Thanks! Read more > >

Conducting Research with the FASB: Round Table and Call for Participation

If you read our ABOUT page at the top menu of the FASRI website, you will see that FASRI doesn’t just lead discussions about accounting research (as fascinating as that may be).  We also actively support researchers who are willing to work with FASB staff to conduct original research studies.  At next week’s Round Table [...] Read more > >

Job Opening: FASRI Editorial Assistant

The FASB has approved an Editorial Assistant position for FASRI.net.  This highly visible job provides an excellent opportunity for someone who likes writing and is interested in policy-oriented accounting research.   While the details of the position will be open to modification, based on the interests of the applicant and the changing needs of FASRI, key [...] Read more > >