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Terry Mason

Assistant Professormason
Department of Accounting

 

Office:2071 Business Building
Mailing Address:2139 Business Building
1301 Lovers Lane 
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone:785-532-3390
Email:twmason@ksu.edu

Vita

Research Goals

Terry Mason primarily studies earnings management, market efficiency, and auditing. His research examines the effects of earnings management on firm value and performance; the degree to which accounting information is reflected in stock prices; and how accounting information affects audit fees.

Publications

  • Bryan, David B., Mason, Terry W., and J. Kenneth Reynolds. (2017). “Earnings Autocorrelation, Earnings Volatility, and Audit Fees” Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Forthcoming.

  • Mason, Terry W., and Morris, John J. (2017). “The Impact of Organizational Slack and Lag Time on Economic Productivity: The Case of ERP Systems,” International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems, volume 13, pp. 36-50.

  • Ugrin, Joseph, Mason, Terry W., and Emley, Anna. (2017). “Culture’s Consequence: The Relationship Between Cultural Dimensions and Income-Increasing Earnings Management After IFRS Adoption in the European Union,” Advances in Accounting, volume 37, pp. 140-151.

  • Bryan, David B. and Mason, Terry W. (2017). “Executive Tournament Incentives and Audit Fees,” Advances in Accounting, volume 37, pp. 30-45.

  • Bryan, David B., and Mason, Terry W. (2016). “Extreme CEO Pay Cuts and Audit Fees.” Advances in Accounting, volume 33, pp. 1-10.

  • Bryan, David B. and Mason, Terry W. (2016). “The Influence of Earnings Management Conducted Through the Use of Accretive Stock Repurchases on Audit Fees,” Advances in Accounting, volume 34, pp. 99-109.

Current Research Projects

  • The Economic Effects of Earnings Management Pre- and Post-SOX with Richard Morton

  • Post-Earnings Announcement Reversals and Market Perceptions of Earnings Correlation with Allen W. Bathke, Jr. and Richard M. Morton

  • Earnings Volatility and Auditor Resignations with Dave Bryan

Areas of Teaching

Financial Reporting, Accounting Research and Communication, Financial Statement Analysis

Education

Ph D, Florida State University, 2015
Major: Accounting | Support Area: Econometrics/Finance

Master of Accounting, Florida State University, 2011
Major: Corporate Accounting

BBA in Accounting, Harding University, 2004

Office Hours

Monday and Wednesday 2-3 p.m.