Michael Maier, PhD, CPA, CGA

Executive Professor, Alberta School of Business - Accounting, Operations and Information Systems Dept
Associate Dean MBA Program, Alberta School of Business - MBA Office

Contact

Executive Professor, Alberta School of Business - Accounting, Operations and Information Systems Dept
Phone
(780) 248-1275
Address
2-30 Business Building
11203 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2R6

Associate Dean MBA Program, Alberta School of Business - MBA Office
Email
michael.maier@ualberta.ca

Overview

About

Education:

2009 PhD in Business Administration - University of Iowa

2002 BCom with Distinction - University of Alberta

Awards:

2015 Mackenzie MBA Teaching Excellence Award

2010 Mackenzie MBA Teaching Excellence Award


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 688 - CPA Capstone 1

Covers topics as required for the Capstone 1 module of the CPA Professional Education Program. Open to students enrolled in the MAcc program only.

Summer Term 2020

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