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.
Areas of Expertise
- Experimental Economics
- PhD, The Ohio State University
- MBA, Rutgers University
- BA, Rutgers University
- Undergraduate Program Teaching Award, 2007
AMIS 2300H - Introduction to Accounting II U 3
Use of accounting information in management control, with ties to the economic theory of the firm. Emphasizes classroom discussion and student presentations.
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.
- Young, Richard, Steve Schwartz, Eric Spires, and David Wallin. (Forthcoming). “The role of commitment devices in budgeting.” Managerial and Decision Economics. Young, Richard A., Steven Schwartz, and Austin Sudbury. (Forthcoming). “A Note on the Benefits of Aggregate Evaluation of Budget Proposals.” (http://fisher.osu.edu/~young.53/Schwartz-Sudbury-Young) Journal of Management Accounting Research. 26.1 (2014): 145-164.
- Young, Richard, Steven Schwartz, Eric Spires and David Wallin. “Aggregation in Budgeting: An Experiment” Journal of Management Accounting Research. (2012): 24.1: 177-199.
- Young, Richard, Anthony Meder, Steven Schwartz, and Eric Spires “Structured Finance and Mark-to-Model Accounting: A Few Simple Illustrations.” Accounting Horizons. 25.3 (2011): 559-576.
- Young, Richard, F. Rankin, and S. Schwartz. “The effect of honesty preferences and superior authority on budget proposals.” The Accounting Review. 83.4 (2008): 1083-1099.