Dr. Vo Duy Thanh is a lecturer and researcher in the Research Center for Rural Development, An Giang University, Vietnam. Thanh obtained his Ph.D. degree in anthropology at the ANU Colleage of Asia and the Pacific, the Australian National University. His PhD research investigates how Hòa Hảo Buddhist charitable movement has significantly contributed to the development of the Mekong Delta, which was seen as an example of vernacular development, a grassroots indigenous and informal alternative to top-down or formal development in Vietnam. Thanh previously earned his M.A. degree in Sustainable Development (2009) at the Regional Center for Sustainable Development of Chiang Mai University, Thailand. His current expertise focuses on cultural anthropology, human-environment interactions, ethnic migration, and rural livelihoods in the Vietnam’s Mekong Delta.
Accounting can be divided into several fields including financial accounting, management accounting, external auditing, tax accounting and cost accounting. Accounting information systems are designed to support accounting functions and related activities. Financial accounting focuses on the reporting of an organization’s financial information, including the preparation of financial statements, to the external users of the information, such as investors.
Currently, Professor John is focusing his research on individual investor behavior and company incentives to better understand how disclosure affects stock returns and to uncover possible mispricing. Nevertheless, John is conducting an new way of examination of analyst access to information, and he is investigating market reactions to natural issues and the impact that would occur on individual firms.