Amoray Riggs-Cragun studies how accounting affects economic activity. Her dissertation shows how fundamental properties of revenue and expense accounts influence optimal compensation contracts, production, and organizational design. Her other research interests include strategic aggregation of accounting information, CEO ability, and dynamic accounting-based compensation contracts.
Riggs-Cragun earned a PhD in accounting from Rice University and a master’s degree in taxation from Brigham Young University. She previously worked as a certified public accountant at Ernst & Young.
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