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Professor Kamran Ahmed HoD, Accounting and Data Analytics, Accounting & Data Analytics

Kamran Ahmed is Professor of Accounting, La Trobe Business School (LBS). He was Head of School of Accounting from 2006-2010 and Director of Research of LBS during 2017-18. Professor Ahmed began his academic career in Australia in 1988 at the Australian National University, and later had academic appointments at Victoria University of Wellington and the University of New England prior to joining La Trobe University in 1999. He had visiting appointments at the University of British Columbia, Exeter University, the University of Houston and Monash University.

Professor Ahmed's research interests are corporate disclosure, corporate accounting policy choice, earnings management, international accounting harmonization, accounting and reporting practices in South Asia, and microfinance reporting. Professor Ahmed has published in such scholarly journals as Abacus, Accounting and Business Research, Accounting Education, Accounting and Finance, Australian Journal of Management, British Accounting Review, Corporate Governance: an International Review, Critical Perspective on Accounting, International Journal of Accounting, International Journal of Auditing, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Journal of International Accounting Research, Pacific Accounting Review and Pacific Basin Finance Journal. Professor Ahmed has supervised several Honours and Master degree and 17 PhD candidates to completion. He is currently on the editorial board of a number of reputable refereed journals and has been an adhoc reviewer for several others.


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