Accounting as the main theme

Torbjörn Tagesson is Professor of Accounting. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Lund University, Sweden in 2002 with a dissertation on Cost Accounting as the Basis for Benchmarking and Pricing. Today Torbjörn divides his time between research and teaching at Linköping University, where he became a professor in 2012, and work as Executive Director at the Swedish Council for Municipal Accounting.

Teaching in accounting

Professor Tagesson teaches academic courses att both basic, advanced and post-graduate level. He also supervises graduate students in the fields of accounting and auditing.

Research in accounting, auditing and governance

Professor Tagesson´s interest in research focuses on the areas of accounting, auditing and governance. Empirically, he is interested in both the private and the public sectors. A large part of Torbjörn's research focuses on how institutional and economic factors affect different accounting choices. It may be a matter of application and compliance of standards and regulation, but also questions about extent and content of voluntary disclosures.

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