Does Graduate Education Contribute to Professional Accounting Success?

Wier, Stone, and Hunton look at whether, and if so what type of, graduate education is useful in predicting professional success in accounting. Using a fairly large data set (about 9000 total students), the authors conclude that graduate education does help (and it is not just a selection or halo effect!) but at differing degrees. For instance, performance evaluations for those with a … [ Read more ]