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Richard (Rick) A. Young

Director, Accounting Honors Program
Professor of Accounting & MIS

personal page:
phone: (614) 292-0889
fax: (614) 292-2118
address: 410 Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210


  • PhD, The Ohio State University
  • MBA, Rutgers University
  • BA, Rutgers University

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Experimental Economics


  • AMIS 3300H - Cost Accounting
    Theory and practice of management control with an emphasis on performance evaluation and reward.
  • AMIS 8780 - Doctoral Seminar in Accounting & MIS
    Required seminar in Accounting and MIS for first year doctoral students.


Professor Young served on the faculties at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Iowa before returning to Ohio State. He has been on the editorial board of The Accounting Review and Journal of Management Accounting Research.

His work is in the area of accounting, information and control and has published his research in the Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Economic Theory, Management Science, and Journal of Management Accounting Research. He is currently the Editor of Journal of Management Accounting Research and will continue through 2010. Professor Young has acted as Director of the Honors Accounting Program and the AMIS Ph.D. Program and has also served on the Fisher College Personnel Committee.