Position: Assistant Professor
Office: (518) 956-8353
Email: tam (at) albany.edu
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1999
Passed Uniform CPA Exam in Massachusetts
Accounting Information Systems
My research interests are primarily in Accounting Information Systems and Financial Accounting. I am interested in computer programming, XBRL, XML, database, automated internal controls, computer networking & security, manipulations in financial reporting, and accounting for derivatives. Applied Interests: Java, XML, Unix shell scripts Teaching Interests: Accounting Information Systems, Financial Accounting, and Managerial Accounting
An XML schema design framework to simplify financial statement validation, (Tam) in International Journal of Digital Accounting Research, 2003, Vol. 3 (6), pp.133-164.
Harmonization of auditor's report, (Gangolly, Hussein, Seow, Tam) in International Journal of Accounting, 2002, Vol. 37 (3), pp. 327-346.
The usefulness of derivatives-related accounting disclosures, (Seow and Tam) in Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2002, Vol. 18, pp. 273-291.
Foreign exchange risk and firm value: An analysis of U.S. pharmaceutical firms, (Chan, Seow, and Tam) in Managerial Finance, 2002, Vol. 28 (3), pp.57-72.
Enterprise extension through extensible markup language, (Hussein and Tam) in International Journal of Digital Accounting Research, 2002,Vol 2 (4), pp. 157-194.
On the design of an XML-Schema based application for business reporting: An XBRL Schema perspective, (Tam, Goel and Gangolly) in International Journal of Digital Accounting Research, 2002, Vol 2 (1), pp. 83-122.
Pilgrims Manufacturing, Inc.: Activity-based costing versus volume-based costing, (Hussein and Tam) in Issues in Accounting Education, 2004, Vol. 19 (4), pp. 539-553. Online case is available at http://www.nobelresearch.com/macc.
A neural network approach to compare predictive value of accounting versus market data, (Kim, Jun, and Tam) in Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 2004, Vol 10(1), pp. 77-91.
ACC 681 : Accounting Information Systems
ACC 682 : Analysis & Design of Accounting Databases
ACC 683 Advanced Topics in Accounting Information Systems
ACC 680 : Research Seminar in Accounting
ACC 311 : Financial Accounting Theory
ACC 381 : Financial Information Systems