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Román, Francisco

Academic Unit:Accounting
Position:Associate Professor
Phone:703-993-1849
Office Location:Enterprise Hall 115
Office Hours:Wednesday 11:00am - 12:00pm or By Appointment
Research Interests:
  • Team-based incentive contracts
  • Offshore production and its implications on production costs
  • Corporate governance in emerging capital markets
  • Costing systems and performance measurement systems
Education:
  • PhD – Accounting, University of Arizona
  • MS – Accounting, University of Arizona
  • MS – Ag. Economics, University of Arizona
  • BA – Economics, University of Arizona
Profile:

Román joined the Accounting Area at George Mason in January 2013. Previously, he served on the faculties at Texas Tech University and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University, where he taught financial and cost accounting courses in both the undergraduate and MBA programs.

Román comes to Mason with corporate finance and accounting experience with Fortune 500 companies Motorola and Becton Dickinson, having worked at factories in Mexico and the U.S.

Research and Awards:

His research has been published in the Journal of Financial EconomicsJournal of Management Accounting Research, and Accounting, Organizations and Society. 

FACULTY ACCOLADES
Presented the paper titled, "Evolución y Avances a las Reformas de Gobierno Corporativo en México. Han Funcionado?" at the Conferencia Iberoamericana en Gobierno Corporativo y Empresa Familiar in Puebla, Mexico in 2014.

Had the presentation titled “Evolución y Avances a las Reformas de Gobierno Corporativo en México. Han Funcionado?” published in the proceedings from the Conferencia Iberoamericana en Gobierno Corporativo y Empresa Familiar in 2014. 

Published an article titled, “The Productivity of Resources: A Study of Value in Use and Sale,” (coauthored with Don Clancy) in Advances in Management Accounting in 2013.

Published an article titled, “Economic Consequences of Corporate Governance Reform in an Emerging Market: Evidence from México” (coauthored with Antonio Macias) in Trimestre Economico in 2014.