Javad Rajabalizadeh profile picture
Doctoral Researcher, Department of Accounting and Finance

Areas of expertise

Financial Reporting Quality
Voluntary Disclosures
Corporate Governance
Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods


Javad finished his B.Sc. (2013) and M.Sc. (2016) in Accounting and Auditing. His master thesis was about auditors' professional skepticism, their skeptical judgments, and satisfaction from audit salaries, supervised by Associate Professor Reza Hesarzadeh. He is a Ph.D. candidate at the Turku School of Economics, Department of Accounting and Finance, working on his dissertation with Professor Hannu Schadewitz and Dr. Antti Miihkinen. His research focuses on corporate narrative disclosures, textual analysis, CEOs' characteristics, and financial reporting quality.


Bachelor’s thesis supervision


With more than five years of market research experience in the accounting and finance field, Javad has an extensive background in conducting qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. He is proficient in analyzing data using MS Excel and has extensive knowledge of SPSS, Eviews, and Stata statistics packages. His publications can be seen in local and international journals. During his doctoral studies, he has been working on quantifying corporate narrative disclosures, including financial statement notes, MD&As, and audit reports.


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