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Stephen C. Hansen
Associate Professor of Accounting
Graduate School of Business and Public Policy
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-3930
Email: schansen (at) nps.edu
EDUCATION:
Ph.D. - Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, 1988
Accounting with Minors in Economics and Political Economy
M.S. - Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, 1984
Economics
B.S. - Department of Arts and Sciences, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1982
Mathematics and Economics
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • 2011-present - Associate Professor of Accounting, Naval Postgraduate School
  • School Service Activities (from 2006):
    • GSBPP, CHP Committee Member, 2012
    • Chair FM Data Access Committee, 2013-14
    • Chair Guest Speaker Committee, 2013-14
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • 2004-2011 - Assistant Professor of Accounting, The George Washington University
  • 2002-2004 - Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, The George Washington University
  • 1994-2002 - Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of California - Los Angeles
  • 1993-1994 - Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, University of California - Los Angeles
  • 1990-1993 - Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, Stanford University
  • 1987-1990 - Assistant Professor of Accounting, Northwestern University
  • Professional Service Activities:
    • 2012 Referee for AAA conference selection committee (auditing)
    • 2005 Best MAS Paper of the 2006 Midyear Meeting Committee Chair
    • 2005 Best MAS Paper of the 2005 AAA Conference Committee Chair
    • 2005 Nominations Committee, MAS Section of the AAA
    • 2004 MAS Section Liaison for the 2004 AAA conference
    • 1998-2009, 2011-13 Referee for AAA conference selection committee (mgmt accounting)
    • 1996-2013 Referee for Management Accounting Research Conference
    • 1998-2003 Member: Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing - International, ABP/B Group
    • 2003 Best Management Accounting Paper Selection Committee, MAS Section of the AAA
    • Co-Director of the 2001-2002 Management Accounting Research Conference
    • 1999 AAA Best Dissertation in Management Accounting Selection Committee
  • Other Activities:
    • Chair, School For Friends School Fair, 2011
    • Budget Committee for School for Friends, Washington DC, 2008-2010
    • Campaign Manager for Solange Hansen, Garrett Park City Council, 2007-2009
    • Cookie Manager, Brownie Troop 2790, 2004
    • Assistant Cookie Manager, Brownie Troop 775, 2002
    • Treasurer for Colina Glen Home Owner's Association, 1998-2000
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: (View an extended list)
  • "Evaluating Heuristics Used When Designing Product Costing Systems." with R. Balakrishnan and E. Labro. Management Science, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2011, pp. 520-541.
  • "A Theoretical Analysis of the Impact of Adopting Rolling Budgets, Activity-Based Budgeting, and Beyond Budgeting." The European Accounting Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2011, pp.289-319.
  • "The Dissemination of Management Consulting Innovations and the Pace of Technological Improvements." With J. S. Hughes. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics Vol. 161, No. 3, 2005, pp. 536-555.
  • "Multiple Facets of Budgeting: An Exploratory Analysis." with W. A. Van der Stede. Management Accounting Research Vol. 15, 2004, pp. 415-439.
  • "Practice Developments in Budgeting: An Overview and Research Perspective." with D. Otley and W. A. Van der Stede. Journal of Management Accounting Research Vol. 15, 2003, pp. 95-116.
  • "The Adequacy of Full-Cost-Based Pricing Heuristics." with R. Banker. Journal of Management Accounting Research, Vol. 14, 2002, pp. 1-26.
  • "Cost Analysis, Cost Reduction, and Competition." Journal of Management Accounting Research, Vol. 10, 1998, pp. 181-203.
  • "Two Models of the Auditor-Client Interaction: Tests with United Kingdom Data" with J. Watts. Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 14, No. 2, Summer 1997, pp. 23-50.
  • "Designing Internal Controls: The Interaction between Efficiency Wages and Monitoring." Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 14, No. 1, Spring 1997, pp. 129-163.
  • "The Role of User Capability and Incentives in Group and Individual Decision Support Systems: An Economics Perspective." with R. Dewan, Decision Support Systems, Vol. 12, 1994, pp. 25-40.
  • "Strategic Sampling, Physical Units Sampling, and Dollar Units Sampling." The Accounting Review, April 1993, pp. 323-345.
  • "Capacity Cost and Capacity Allocation." with R. Magee, Contemporary Accounting Research, Spring 1993, pp. 635-660.
  • "The Downsian model of electoral participation: Formal theory and empirical analysis of the constituency size effect." with T. Palfrey and H. Rosenthal, Public Choice, Vol. 52, 1987, pp. 15-33.



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