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Professor Igor Goncharov


Igor Goncharov

Lancaster University

The Management School



Tel: +44 1524 593642


Igor Goncharov holds a position of Professor of Accounting at Lancaster University Management School. After obtaining his PhD from the University of Bremen, he worked as an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands and as a Professor of Financial Accounting at the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany. Igor Goncharov’s research focuses on the effects of financial reporting on business decisions, dividends and taxation.  Igor Goncharov’s work has been published in various international journals, including Journal of Accounting ResearchThe Accounting ReviewReview of Accounting Studiesand Journal of Finance. He is the Associate Editor of Accounting and Business Research, and has received numerous awards for excellence in research and teaching.


Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Research Interests

-    Economic and business implications ("real effects") of financial reporting

-    Fair value accounting 

-    Use of accounting information in dividend policy and taxation 

-    International issues in accounting

Research Grants

-   The Leverhulme Trust research funding for Accounting-based Value: 

    When Is Accounting Useful in Determining Firm Value?, 2016-2017,  

    funding: about £80,000. 

-   ICAEW research funding for “Fair Value Accounting, Income Volatility,

    and Stock Price Volatility”, 2014-2015, funding: about £19,000. 

-   Research project funded by Johnson & Johnson “The Influence of R&D

    Accounting on Profitability and Market Valuation of Pharmaceutical

    Firms”, 2013-2014, funding: €20,000 (with Burcin Yurtoglu).

External Roles

-  Associate Editor of Accounting and Business Research (2016-)

-  Editorial Board member of European Accounting Review

-  Editorial Board member of Journal of International Accounting Research

Editorial Board member of Accounting in Europe

-  Editorial Board member of Business Research

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