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Kentaro Koga
Assistant Professor of Accountancy

Educational Background

D.B.A., Accounting and control, Harvard University, 1999
M.B.A., Management of organizations, Columbia University, 1993
B.Econ., Economics, University of Tokyo, 1985

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 2002. Associate Professor, Waseda University, 2001. Assistant Professor, Waseda University, 2001.

Recent Publications

Koga, K. 2002. Recent developments of management accounting theories and their applicability to Japanese banks. Tokyo: Bank of Japan.

Koga, K. 2001. Unanswered research questions on target costing. Accounting 159 (1): 13-29.

Koga, K. 2000. Analysis of variation of target costing practices in the camera industry. In Y. Monden (Ed.), Japanese cost management: 123-160 London: Imperial College Press.

Honors and Awards

Honorable Mention, Strategic Management Society (SMS)/McKinsey Best Conference Paper Prize, 18th Annual SMS International Conference, 1998. Andersen Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Andersen Foundation, 1997-1998.Harvard Business School full tuition and stipend scholarship, Harvard University, 1993-1997. Dean's List, Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, Columbia University, 1991, 1992, 1993.

Academic Service

American Accounting Association. Management Accounting Section, American Accounting Association. Japan Accounting Research Association. Japan Cost Accounting Research Association.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in accounting control systems. Research interests include management accounting and management control, in particular, field studies investigating the effect of accounting information on decision making.

Contact Information:
281 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 244-8790

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