Orhan Akisik

Orhan Akisik

Lecturer in Accounting

Telephone: 413-577-2248

Email: akisik@isenberg.umass.edu

Office: Isenberg 350

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Ph.D., University of Stuttgart, 1989
M.A., Bogazici University, 1984
B.A., Bogazici University, 1982 

Research/Teaching Interests:

Accounting standards, accounting regulation
Financial markets, foreign investments, economic development
Earnings management, corporate governance, audit fees, executive compensation, sustainability
Management accounting, cost accounting, International accounting, accounting theory 


Recent Publications

"Financial Reporting, Financial Development and Foreign Direct Investments in Latin America", Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies - Special Issue: Accounting in Latin America (Forthcoming in 2014). 

"Accounting Regulation, Financial Development, and Economic Growth," Emerging Markets: Finance and Trade, January-February 2013, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 33-67..

"The Efficient Management of Shareholder Value and Stakeholder Theory: An Analysisof Emerging Market Economies" In: Devi, S. S., and Hooper, K. (eds.) Accounting in Asia, Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies, Vol. 11, pp. 157-184, 2011,Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

"Sustainability in Businesses, Corporate Social Responsibility and Accounting Standards:An Empirical Study," International Journal of Accounting and Information Management,(with Graham Gal) Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 304-324, (September, 2011).

"Globalization, US Foreign Investments, and Accounting Standards," Review of Accounting and Finance, (with Ray Pfeiffer) Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 5-37 (February, 2009).

"Accounting Standards, Corporate Governance, and Foreign Direct Investments: The Experience of Emerging Market Economies" In: Tsamenyi M., and Uddin, S. (eds.) Corporate Governance in Less Developed and Emerging Economies, Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies, Vol. 8, pp. 157-187, (December, 2008) Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

"Profesyonel Muhasebecilik Meslei ve Mesleki Ahlak Kuralları - UluslararasıKarsılastırmalı Bir Inceleme (Public Accountancy Profession and Accounting Ethics: An International Comparative Analysis)." published by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Turkey (TURMOB), No. 255, Ankara, 2005. 


Academic and Professional Activities:

Reviewer for: Emerging Markets Finance and Trade; International Journal of Accounting and Information Management; Accounting and Finance; Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies