Research & Publications

Fields of research

Management Accounting

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Professor Gaia Melloni

is an interdisciplinary researcher in accounting and corporate sustainability with an expertise on integrated reporting, sustainability reporting and textual     analysis. She has published in international journals including Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy and Business Strategy and the Environment. She is primarily interest in the role of accounting in tackling sustainable development challenges and in the analysis of non-financial disclosure quality. She has been co-investigator in the Tilos Horizon 2020 research grant (2017-2019) and won the 2015 Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Seedcorn research grant.


Professor Daniel Oyon

His fields of research and teaching are focused on the structure and formal systems of management and governance that are conceived and implemented to improve the performance, the management and the innovation of companies.



Financial Accounting


Professor Alain Schatt

He focuses on the quality of financial reporting and corporate governance, especially on the role of auditors and audit committee in monitoring managers. He published several articles in academic journals (European Accounting Review, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, etc.) and professional journals (L’Expert-Comptable Suisse, Revue Française de Comptabilité, etc.). He is also President of the International Academic Association of Corporate Governance (AAIG).



Professor Paul André

His research focuses on the topics of financial reporting, earnings quality, corporate governance, ownership structures, auditing and mergers and acquisitions. Paul has published articles on these topics in journals such as: Contemporary Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, Accounting and Business Research, Journal of Business, Finance & Accounting and Corporate Governance: An International Review, Accounting in Europe. Paul is Editor of Accounting in Europe, a journal of the European Accounting Association, Associate Editor of the Journal of Business, Finance & Accounting and is also on the editorial boards of Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting and Business Research, Comptabilité Contrôle Audit, among others. He has been a Professor at ESSEC Business School (and director of the ESSEC Financial Reporting Centre), the University of Edinburgh, HEC Montreal, UQAM and the University of Ottawa and a visiting scholar at Paris-Dauphine, Paris XII, Concordia University and Cass Business School. Past Associate Dean for Research and Head of Department, Paul is also a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA-CA) and has worked for one of the Big Four auditing firms.



Professor Minuye Dong

Her teaching and research lies essentially in the field of swiss and international  financial accounting, particularly in areas such as the distribution of financial information and its consequences in thecapital markets, application of international accounting standards in the non-Anglo-Saxon countries, accounting in banks, measurement and accounting of financial instruments. With several publications in these areas, she sits on the readers'committee of various scientific journals in accounting.



Professor Leonidas Doukakis

His research interests lie in the so-called Capital Market-Based Accounting Research. In particular, he examines the impact of IFRS adoption, the role of corporate governance provisions in restricting earnings management practices as well as the existence of tax planning strategies under IFRS. His research has been published in "The International Journal of Accounting", "Managerial and Decision Economics" and "Managerial Finance". He is member of the European Accounting Association and the Hellenic Finance and Accounting Association.


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