Dr Mark Aleksanyan

  • Lecturer (Accounting and Finance)

telephone: 01413303061
email: Mark.Aleksanyan@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Research interests

1. Information processing and investment decision making by financial analysts, including:

• issues of usage of financial (accounting) and non-financial (soft) information by sell-side and buy-side analysts in their analysis and valuation of companies, and their investment decision making processes,

• the impact of analysts’ operational environment on their decision making, information processing and information communication,  and

• the role of financial analysts in the market for information.

2. Equity valuation and equity valuation models, including:

• analysts’ use of equity valuation models and valuation accuracy, and

• determinants of analysts’ valuation model preferences.

3. Value relevance of accounting information (empirical accounting research).

 

  

Biography

Mark joined the University of Glasgow in September 2004, having previously worked as a lecturer in Leeds Metropolitan University Business School. He obtained his first degree in Mathematical Economics in 1997 from Yerevan State Institute of Economy. In 2000 he obtained his postgraduate masters degree (MPhil) in International Finance, and received PhD in Accounting and Finance in 2004, both from the University of Glasgow. Throughout 1996-1999, prior to his academic career, he worked in Armenia, where he held various positions in a financial services firm, the Ministry of Finance and Economy and then the Government of Armenia.

Supervision

PhD supervision

Nana Oiza Akubelem

Co-supervisor: Professor Vivien Beattie

  

Gillian Maciver

Co-supervisor: Dr Antonios Siganos

Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching:

Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation

Postgraduate Teaching: 

Financial Analysis and Equity Valuation (MSc)

International Financial Analysis (MBA)

Additional information

Research papers and work in progress

 

  1. Sell-side analysts' use of valuation models and target price accuracy. with Chi-Hsiou Hung (Glasgow University).
  2. The use of intellectual capital information by sell-side analysts in company valuation. with Subhash Abhayawansa (Swinburne University of Technology) and John Bahtsevanoglou (Swinburne University of Technology). The paper is available upon request.
  3. Contextual rationality of analysts' decision making. with Subhash Abhayawansa (Swinburne University of Technology)
  4. Segment reporting in the UK: Is IFRS 8 really better than IAS 14R or SSAP 25? with Jo Danbolt (Edinburgh University). The paper is available upon request.
  5. Pricing and value relevance of geographical earnings: empirical evidence from the UK. with Jo Danbolt (Edinburgh University). The paper is available upon request.

 

 

 

Other departmental roles

Accounting and Finance Postgraduate Taught Programmes Convener.

Adviser of studies (BAcc).

Publications

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Number of items: 4.

2014

Rutledge, R. W. , Karim, K. E., Aleksanyan, M., and Wu, C. (2014) An examination of the relationship between corporate social responsibility and financial performance: the case of Chinese state-owned enterprises. In: Freedman, M. and Jaggi, B. (eds.) Accounting for the Environment: More Talk and Little Progress. Series: Advances in Environmental Accounting and Management (5). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., pp. 1-22. ISBN 9781781903032

2013

Aleksanyan, M., and Karim, K. (2013) Searching for value relevance of book value and earnings: a case of premium vs. discount firms. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 41 (3). pp. 489-511. ISSN 0924-865X (doi:10.1007/s11156-012-0318-8)

2009

Aleksanyan, M. (2009) Does the information environment affect the value relevance of financial statement data? Applied Economics Letters, 16 (8). pp. 835-839. ISSN 1350-4851 (doi:10.1080/13504850701221972 )

2006

Aleksanyan, M. (2006) Value relevance of book value, retained earnings and dividends: premium vs discount firms. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 5 . pp. 27-49.

This list was generated on Sun Nov 23 00:22:37 2014 GMT.
Number of items: 4.

Articles

Aleksanyan, M., and Karim, K. (2013) Searching for value relevance of book value and earnings: a case of premium vs. discount firms. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 41 (3). pp. 489-511. ISSN 0924-865X (doi:10.1007/s11156-012-0318-8)

Aleksanyan, M. (2009) Does the information environment affect the value relevance of financial statement data? Applied Economics Letters, 16 (8). pp. 835-839. ISSN 1350-4851 (doi:10.1080/13504850701221972 )

Aleksanyan, M. (2006) Value relevance of book value, retained earnings and dividends: premium vs discount firms. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 5 . pp. 27-49.

Book Sections

Rutledge, R. W. , Karim, K. E., Aleksanyan, M., and Wu, C. (2014) An examination of the relationship between corporate social responsibility and financial performance: the case of Chinese state-owned enterprises. In: Freedman, M. and Jaggi, B. (eds.) Accounting for the Environment: More Talk and Little Progress. Series: Advances in Environmental Accounting and Management (5). Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., pp. 1-22. ISBN 9781781903032

This list was generated on Sun Nov 23 00:22:37 2014 GMT.