Michael Maier, PhD, CPA, CGA

Associate Dean Master's Program, Alberta School of Business - MBA Office

Contact

Associate Dean Master's Program, Alberta School of Business - MBA Office
Email
michael.maier@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 248-1275
Address
2-30C Business Building
11203 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2R6

Overview

About

Education:

  • PhD in Business Administration - University of Iowa
  • BCom with Distinction - University of Alberta

Awards:

  • 2015 Mackenzie MBA Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2010 Mackenzie MBA Teaching Excellence Award

Professional Designations:

  • Member of Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta

Research

Research Interests

  • Experimental Economics
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Accounting Regulation
  • Fair-Value Accounting
  • The Use of Social Capital in Lending Decisions

Teaching

Teaching Interests

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Valuation

Courses

ACCTG 686 - Selected Topics in Accounting

Topics may vary from year to year. Students should check with the MBA Office for pre/corequisites of specific sections.

Fall Term 2020
ACCTG 812 - Financial Reporting for Managers and Analysts

Useful both as a stand-alone course and as a foundation for further study in financial statement analysis. Provides further depth in balance sheet valuation and income measurement in order to enhance students' ability to use financial accounting as a management tool. Restricted to students registered in the MFM Program.

Fall Term 2020
BUEC 888 - Business Project Part 1-4

Students are required to complete a custom designed project for a client company and prepare a business plan. The company selected could be the student's own organization or a unit within the organization. Restricted to students registered in the MBA China Program.

Winter Term 2021

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Scholarly Activities

Research - Publications

The cost of transfusing a unit of red blood cells: a costing model for Canadian hospital use. (2017). Vox Sanguinis ISBT Science Series, Vol 12 (3), June: 375-380. (with O. Lagerquist, D. Poseluzny, G. Werstiuk, J. Slomp, S. Nahirniak and G. Clarke)

Simple Agents, Intelligent Markets. (2017). Computational Economics, Vol 49 (4), April: 653-675. (with Karim Jamal and Shyam Sunder)

Environmental Liabilities and the Move to IFRS for Canadian Resource Companies: Discount Rates and Diversity in Practice. (2017). Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal (with Giovanna Michelon and Thomas Schneider) 

Public Information Precision and Coordination Failure: An Experiment. (2016). Journal of Accounting Research, Vol 54 (3), September: 941-986. (with Sanjay Banerjee)

Cognition in Spatial Dispersion Games. (2005) in Rami Zwick and Amnon Rapoport (Editors) Experimental Business Research, Volume III: Marketing, Accounting and Cognitive Perspectives, Kluwer, Nowell, MA. (with Andreas Blume and Douglas V. DeJong)

Enforced Standards Versus Evolution by General Acceptance: A Comparative Study of E-Commerce Privacy Disclosure and Practice in The US and UK. (2005). Journal of Accounting Research Vol 43 ( I), March: 73-96. (with Karim Jamal and Shyam Sunder)

Regulation and The Marketplace. (2004). Regulation Magazine. Vol 26 (4), Winter Issue. Published by The Cato Institute, Washington, D.C: January, pp 38·41 . (with Karim lamal and Shyam Sunder)

Privacy in E-Commerce: Development of Reporting Standards, Disclosure and Assurance Services in an Unregulated Market. (2003). Journal of Accounting Research, May. Vol 41 (2): 285-309. (with Karim Jamal and Shyam Sunder)

Publications

Public Information Precision and Coordination Failure: An Experiment. (2016)
Author(s): Sanjay Banerjee, Michael Maier
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Journal of Accounting Research
Volume: 54
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 941-986

Enforced Standards Versus Evolution by General Acceptance: A Comparative Study of E-Commerce
Author(s): Karim Jamal, Michael Maier, Shyam Sunder
Publication Date: 2005
Publication: Journal of Accounting Research
Volume: 43
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 73-96

Privacy in E-Commerce: Development of Reporting Standards, Disclosure and Assurance Services in an Unregulated Market.
Author(s): Karim Jamal, Michael Maier, Shyam Sunder
Publication Date: 2003
Publication: Journal of Accounting Research
Volume: 41
Issue: 2
Page Numbers: 285-309