Professor of Accounting
Adelaide Business School
Faculty of the Professions
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Paul Coram is a Professor of Accounting. His research focuses on the effect of auditing and financial accounting information on decision-making through behavioural research methods. His research has been published in leading international journals, including Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, for which he currently serves on the editorial board. Paul has participated in several significant research collaborations with various professional and commercial organisations, including two ARC Linkage Grant projects. Paul qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Adelaide and originally worked as an auditor. He has strong ongoing links with the accounting profession, particularly with the Institute of Chartered Accountants through Regional Council service and also by providing advice on their education programs. Paul is committed to ensuring the quality and scholarship of accounting education. He was the inaugural winner of the Pearson Accounting Lecturer of the Year Award and serves on the editorial board of Issues in Accounting Education.
Year Citation 2011 Axelsen, M., Coram, P., Green, P., & Ridley, G. (2011). Examining the role of IS audit in the public sector. In PACIS 2011 - 15th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems: Quality Research in Pacific.
Year Citation 2016 Coram, P., Frederickson, J. R., & Pinnuck, M. (2016). Earnings Management: The Role of Economics and Ethics on Managers' Decision Making.
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2018 Principal Supervisor The Impact of KAMs (Key Audit Matters) and Management Footnote Disclosures on Auditors' Accountability Perception and Fair Value Decisions Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Jin Ma 2018 Principal Supervisor Two essays on Australian companies purchasing non-audit services:
1. Motivations for disclosing non-audit services details by Australian companies
2. Value-relevance of Australian companies' non-audit services disclosures
Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Sang Myoung Choi 2016 Principal Supervisor Implementation Integrated Reporting: An Interventionist Approach Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Abdifatah Ahmed Haji
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