Dr Mark Aleksanyan

Dr Mark Aleksanyan

  • Lecturer (Accounting and Finance)

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

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.

Research interests

Mark is a member of the Finance research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Equity valuation models
  • Empirical accounting
  • Financial disclosures
  • Financial analyst communication

Supervision

PhD supervision

Zhiwei Hao
Co-supervisor: Dr Evangelos Vagenas-Nanos
Topic: M&A and financial advisers

Zaneta Azuma
Co-supervisor: Dr Yannis Tsalavoutas
Topic: Risk reporting

Dalal Al-Oumi
Co-supervisor: Dr Mohammad Hudaib
Topic: IPO and market for financial advice

Gillian McIver
Co-supervisor: Dr Antonios Siganos
Topic: Drug approval of US pharmaceuticals

Teaching

Courses taught:

  • International Financial Analysis (MBA)
  • Financial Analysis & Equity Valuation (MSc)
  • Financial Statement Analysis (BSc Honours)

Previously taught:

  • International Corporate Finance (MSc)
  • International Capital Markets (MSc)

 

Additional information

Working papers

  • Sell-side analysts, relational expertise and positional struggles in the field of investment advice (with Subhash Abhayawansa, Crawford Spence, Yuval Millo and Shahed Imam)
  • A performative view of intellectual capital – evidence from sell-side analysts’ narratives (with Subhash Abhayawansa and Suresh Cuganesan)
  • Sell-side analysts’ decisions: fully rational or contextually bounded? (with Subhash Abhayawansa)
  • Media Deterrence and Illegal Insiders' Transactions Prior to Merger Announcements (with Betty Wu, Jo Danbolt, and Antonios Siganos)

Research in progress

  • Integrated reporting and media attention (with Subhash Abhayawansa)
  • Sell-side analysts' use of valuation models and target price accuracy

Refereeing (academic journals)

  • Accounting and Business Research
  • European Management Journal
  • Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research (on Editorial Board)
  • Review of Business and Economics Studies (on Editorial Board)

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2017 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2009 | 2006
Number of items: 7.

2017

Abhayawansa, S., Aleksanyan, M. and Cuganesan, S. (2017) Conceptualisation of intellectual capital in analysts’ narratives: a performative view. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, (Accepted for Publication)

2015

Abhayawansa, S., Aleksanyan, M. and Bahtsevangolou, J. (2015) The use of intellectual capital information by sell-side analysts in company valuation. Accounting and Business Research, 45(3), pp. 279-306. (doi:10.1080/00014788.2014.1002445)

Aleksanyan, M. and Danbolt, J. (2015) Segment reporting: is IFRS 8 really better? Accounting in Europe, 12(1), pp. 37-60. (doi:10.1080/17449480.2015.1027239)

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. (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. (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 Thu Sep 21 22:53:12 2017 BST.
Number of items: 7.

Articles

Abhayawansa, S., Aleksanyan, M. and Cuganesan, S. (2017) Conceptualisation of intellectual capital in analysts’ narratives: a performative view. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, (Accepted for Publication)

Abhayawansa, S., Aleksanyan, M. and Bahtsevangolou, J. (2015) The use of intellectual capital information by sell-side analysts in company valuation. Accounting and Business Research, 45(3), pp. 279-306. (doi:10.1080/00014788.2014.1002445)

Aleksanyan, M. and Danbolt, J. (2015) Segment reporting: is IFRS 8 really better? Accounting in Europe, 12(1), pp. 37-60. (doi:10.1080/17449480.2015.1027239)

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. (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. (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 Thu Sep 21 22:53:12 2017 BST.