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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Orhan Akisik

Senior Lecturer II

Accounting

Education

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

Academic Appointments

Lecturer of Accounting, University of Massachusetts, 9/2005-Present

Research Interests

Accounting Standards
Accounting Regulation
Audit Fees
Capital Markets
Corporate Governance
Economic Growth
Earnings Management
Executive Compensation
Financial Development
Corporate Social Responsibility

Teaching Interests

  • Accounting Theory
  • Management Accounting
  • International Accounting
General
  • Financial Reporting

Selected Publications

“The Impact of Financial Development, IFRS, and Rule of Law on Foreign Investments: A Cross-Country Analysis”, International Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 69, 2020, pp. 815-838. 
 
"The Impact of Internal Control and Integrated Reports on Market Value" (with Graham Gal), Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, Vol. 27, No. 3, 2019, pp. 1227-1240. 
 
“Integrated Reports, External Assurance and Financial Performance: An Empirical Analysis on North-American Firms” (with Graham Gal), Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2019, pp. 317-350.
 
“The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility and Internal Controls on Stakeholders’ View of the firm and financial performance” (with Graham Gal), Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2017, pp. 246-280. 
 
“Accounting Regulation, Financial Development and Economic Growth”, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Vol. 49, No. 1 (January-February 2013), pp. 33-67.