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Study of the relationship between accounting and law: an empirical approach in the formation of the graduate school of law in a North American institution

Grant number: 11/22740-0
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research
Effective date (Start): July 10, 2012
Effective date (End): July 09, 2013
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Administration - Accounting
Principal researcher:Adriana Maria Procópio de Araujo
Grantee:Adriana Maria Procópio de Araujo
Host: Nuno Garoupa
Home Institution: Faculdade de Economia, Administração e Contabilidade de Ribeirão Preto (FEARP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Ribeirão Preto , SP, Brazil
Research place: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States  


The study is characterized by a descriptive analysis research approach, with empirical and quantitative, in order to investigate the importance of accounting in the professional training of law in the U.S. The research will be developed in the College of Law, University of Illinois, which is the observed unit. The proposal is to build a database with which to make inferences about the formation of egress and their subsequent position in the market in that country. The purpose is to raise evidence to reinforce the discussion of the importance of interdisciplinary between accounting and law, for professional training in accounting in Brazil. The methodology is the use of statistical tool compatible with the analysis to be done after construction of the database. As results, the research could open the option of inter-relationship between accounting and law in greater depth than is already done now at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. (AU)

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