Value Relevance of Accounting Information in Capital Markets

Value Relevance of Accounting Information in Capital Markets

Marianne Ojo (George Mason University, USA) and Jeanette Van Akkeren (QUT School of Accountancy, Australia)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: December, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 323
ISBN13: 9781522519003|ISBN10: 1522519009|EISBN13: 9781522519010|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1900-3


Among banking industries and insurance and security sectors, systemic risk and information uncertainty can generate negative consequences. By developing solutions to address such issues, financial regulation initiatives can be optimized.

Value Relevance of Accounting Information in Capital Markets is an essential reference source for the latest scholarly research on the importance of information asymmetries and uncertainties and their effects on the overall regulation of financial industries. Featuring extensive coverage on a wide range of perspectives, such as financial reporting standards, investor confidence, and capital flows, this publication is ideally designed for professionals, accountants, and academics seeking current research on the effects of the underlying elements in investing.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Audit Expectations Gap (AEG)
  • Capital Flows
  • Commodity Pricing
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Financial Reporting Standards
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Global Financial Markets
  • Investor Confidence

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Marianne Ojo has published a total of more than 80 internationally peer-reviewed books, ISI accredited journal articles, book chapters and conference proceedings papers. She currently works as Visiting Professor, post-doctoral researcher as well as university lecturer and Visiting Scholar and is currently also engaged in several projects at affiliated universities in the United States (George Mason University) as well as supervision of graduate and non-graduate students. Furthermore, she serves as a reviewer for various scientific and academic journals which have been accredited with highest credentials at international level. Her previous academic commitments include Insolvency and Research work at LTB, Frankfurt, Research Fellow at the Center for European Law, University of Bremen (2007 – 2010), Teaching Associate and Graduate Teaching Assistant at Oxford Brookes University (2004 – 2007). She has also collaborated with several other authors as well as contributed in several consultation and academic exercises with the Bank for International Settlements.