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Please contact Professor Howe





Harry Howe

Professor of Accounting

School of Business

South Hall 107
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Faculty Information


  • B.A., Brown University
  • M.B.A., Graduate Management Institute, Union College
  • Ph.D, Union College

Research Interests

Professor Howe has research interests in the areas of business valuations and in the development of applied instructional material for students and practitioners. He has published two book-length monographs on receivables with BNA and numerous articles in scholarly and practitioner journals.


  • American Accounting Association
Fall 2015 Classes

ACCT 315:
Financial Statement Analysis

    This course is an in-depth study of financial statements, with particular emphasis on using a combination of accounting numbers and information from other sources to estimate the value of corporate se
    curities. The course advances a perspective that financial accounting sometimes describes, and sometimes obscures, the fundamental economic activities of the firm. Topics include business strategy and its impact on financial statements, the qualities and limitations of accounting information, earnings quality and earnings management, making adjustments to financial statements, using supplemental disclosure, off-balance-sheet financing, forecasting, proformas, and the use of financial statement information in valuation models. Also cross registered as FNCE 315. Prerequisites: FNCE 311. Restricted to School of Business majors and minors. Others may seek permission from the School of Business. Offered when demand is sufficient
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MGMT 588:
Exp:Equity Valuation