Miguel Angel Minutti-Meza

Associate Professor
Department Chair, Accounting

(305) 284-6287
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2011Ph.D. Accounting, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
2005MPA Management and Professional Accounting, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
2002B.A. Finance and Accounting, Tecnologico de Monterrey ITESM

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Financial accounting | Auditing

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Financial accounting | Auditing

Professional Experience

- Course Instructor: , Advanced accounting (consolidation of financial statements), Introduction to accounting, Accounting theory and contemporary issues in accounting
- Audit Manager, Internal Audit Department, Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank Canada)
2006 - 2006Certified Internal Auditor, Institute of Internal Auditors IIA
2002 - 2002Public Accountant, Mexico

Honors & Acknowledgements

Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) Keith Boocock Doctoral Scholarship, based on the possibility of my dissertation to improve the quality of audits of public companies, 2010
William Osborne Twaits Fellowship, Ernest and Young Fellowship, Canadian Credit Management Foundation Fellowship, 2006-2011
Brockman Scholarship and Banco de Mexico (FIDERH) Fellowship, 2003
Honor Mention B.A., Accounting and Finance, 2002
Certificate of High Academic Standing in the National Examination for Public Accountants (CENEVAL), 2002
ITESM Entrance Scholarship, 1998

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Empirical capital markets – auditing and financial accounting; measuring audit quality and separating auditor’s characteristics from client’s characteristics in tests of audit quality, applied econometrics and research methodology, including matching and Bayesian methods; internal controls; SOX and valuation of private firms; and analytical audit procedures


Minutti-Meza, M. Does Auditor Industry Specialization Improve Audit Quality? 779-817 (Vol. 51 (4) Journal of Accounting Research. Sept. 2013).

F. Bova, M. Minutti-Meza, G. Richardson, and D. Vyas The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Exit Strategies of Private Firms (Contemporary Accounting Research. Forthcoming).

Lawrence, A., Minutti-Meza, M., and Zhang, P. Can Big 4 versus Non-Big 4 Differences in Audit-Quality Proxies Be Attributed to Client Characteristics? 259-287 (86 (1) The Accounting Review . Jan 2011).