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Dr Yasser Eliwa Pronouns: He/him BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA

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Program Director, BSc Accounting and Financial Management

Yasser is a Lecturer in Accounting in the School of Business and Economics. He is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. He has over 14 years’ experience in academia.  He joined Loughborough University in 2016. Before that, he has been a Senior Lecturer at Brighton University and a tutor at Heriot-Watt University.

Yasser taught and led various accountancy modules at the undergraduate and the postgraduate levels such as Financial Accounting, Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance, Business Ethics, Research Methods, and Management Accounting.

Yasser's research interests lie in the areas of financial reporting, corporate governance and financial analysis. In particular, his current work is concerned with the topics of earnings quality, earnings management, corporate disclosure, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and accounting standards.

Yasser is a member of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) and the European Accounting Association (EAA).

Also, he is an ad-hoc reviewer for the following peer-reviewed journals: the British Accounting Review, Accounting Forum Journal, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Journal of Applied Accounting Research, International Review of Economics and Finance, the International Journal of Accounting and Information Management. Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research and the Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting. 

External Recognition

Winner of the Best Paper Award at the Annual Conference of the British Accounting and Finance Association, Northern Area Group in 2015.

Eissa, A and Eliwa, Y (2021) The effect of political connections on firm performance: evidence from EgyptAsian Review of Accounting, 29(3), pp.362-382, ISSN: 1321-7348. DOI: 10.1108/ARA-05-2020-0064.

Chowdhury, SN and Eliwa, Y (2021) The impact of audit quality on real earnings management in the UK contextInternational Journal of Accounting & Information Management, ISSN: 1834-7649. DOI: 10.1108/ijaim-10-2020-0156.

Mabsali, YKA, Hayward, R, Eliwa, Y (2021) Managerial tools used to meet or beat analyst forecasts: evidence from the UKJournal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, 43, 100383, ISSN: 1061-9518. DOI: 10.1016/j.intaccaudtax.2021.100383.

Eliwa, Y, Haslam, J, Abraham, S (2020) Earnings quality and analysts’ information environment: Evidence from the EU marketJournal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, 42, 100373, ISSN: 1061-9518. DOI: 10.1016/j.intaccaudtax.2020.100373.

Eliwa, Y, Aboud, A, Saleh, A (2019) ESG practices and the cost of debt: Evidence from EU countriesCritical Perspectives On Accounting, 102097, ISSN: 1045-2354. DOI: 10.1016/j.cpa.2019.102097.

Ahmed, AH, Eliwa, Y, Power, DM (2019) The impact of corporate social and environmental practices on the cost of equity capital: UK evidenceInternational Journal of Accounting and Information Management, 27(3), pp.425-441, ISSN: 1834-7649. DOI: 10.1108/IJAIM-11-2017-0141.

Eliwa, Y, Gregoriou, A, Paterson, A (2019) Accruals quality and the cost of debt: the European evidenceInternational Journal of Accounting and Information Management, ISSN: 1834-7649. DOI: 10.1108/IJAIM-01-2018-0008.

Eliwa, Y, Haslam, J, Abraham, S (2016) The association between earnings quality and the cost of equity capital: Evidence from the UKInternational Review of Financial Analysis, ISSN: 1057-5219. DOI: 10.1016/j.irfa.2016.09.012.