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Heba Abdel-Rahim

CEAR Scholar
Research Area: Management Accounting Research – Experimental Economics Methods

Research Interests: The application of economic and behavioral theories to control systems with a focus on opportunism in managerial reporting and the role of informational and environmental uncertainties.

Heba is an accounting Ph.D. student at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University. She obtained her BS in Accounting from Assiut University, Egypt in 2005, and her Master In Accounting from the University of Florida in 2009. Before entering the Ph.D. program, Heba was a lecturer assistant at Sadat Academy for Management Sciences in Egypt. Heba is also a CMA.

Achievements & Activities:
Center of Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR) Fellowship (AY 2013/14/15).
IMA Summer Scholarship Award (Summer 2014)
Fulbright Master Degree Grant (AY 2008/09).

Dissertation Topic
“The Effect of Risk Management Systems on Honesty in Managerial Reporting: An Experimental Examination.” Chair: Douglas E. Stevens.
Expected graduation: Summer 2016.

Working papers
“The Effect of Information System Precision on Honesty in Managerial Reporting: An Experimental Examination Incorporating Operating Uncertainty” (with Douglas E. Stevens)

“The Effect of Disaggregation of Income Statement Information on Investor Confidence, Investor Welfare, and Representational Faithfulness” (with Jeffrey Hales and Douglas Stevens) – Experiments for Data collection are planned over the Summer Semester (June/July) 2015.

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