Arno   Forst

Assistant Professor  

Office: BMAIN 2.516
Phone: (956) 882-5783
Email: arno.forst@utrgv.edu

Dr. Arno Forst

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Financial Accounting
    • International Accounting
    • Corporate Governance
  • Education

    • PhD, Business (Accounting), Virginia Commonwealth University, 2009
    • Master of Legal Institutions, Legal Institutions, The University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1997
    • JD, University of Bonn, 1996
  • Currently Teaching

    ACCT 3322 01 - Intermediate Accounting II:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    ACCT 3321 01 - Intermediate Accounting I:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Arno Forst and Barry Hettler. "Disproportionate Insider Control and the Demand for Audit Quality," Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory (forthcoming) (February 2018).

  • Barry Hettler and Arno Forst. "Disproportionate Insider Control and Firm Performance," Accounting and Finance (forthcoming) (June 2017).

  • Arno Forst, Barry Hettler, and Ran Barniv. "Insider Ownership and Financial Analysts Information Environment: Evidence From Dual-Class Firms," Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance (forthcoming) (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2016).

  • Lindsay Baran and Arno Forst. "Disproportionate Insider Control and Board of Director Characteristics," Journal of Corporate Finance 35, no. December (December 2015): 62-80.

  • Arno Forst. "IFRS Implementation in the European Union and the Survival of Accounting Families," Advances in Accounting, incorporating Advances in International Accounting 30, no. 1 (June 2014): 187-195.

  • Arno Forst, Ben Wier, and Myung Seok Park . "Insider Entrenchment and CEO Compensation: Evidence from Initial Public Offering Firms," Journal of Management Accounting Research 26, no. 1 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2014): 101-120.

Current Courses

ACCT 3322 01 - Intermediate Accounting II:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
ACCT 3321 01 - Intermediate Accounting I:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses