Dr Mark Aleksanyan

  • Lecturer (Accounting & 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. He obtained his postgraduate masters degree MPhil in International Finance in 2000, 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. His main research interests concern the decision-making behaviour and practice of financial analysts and other financial market participants.


Research interests

Mark is a member of the Accounting research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Financial analysts
  • Equity valuation models
  • Empirical accounting
  • Financial disclosures

Supervision

PhD supervision

Zhiwei Hao

Topic: Cross-border M&As and political visits

Co-supervisor: Dr Evangelos Vagenas-Nanos

Evangelos Seretis

Topic: Value relevance of financial disclosures by European insurance firms

Co-supervisor: Dr Yannis Tsalavoutas 

Zaneta Azuma

Topic: Risk reporting in the UK banking sector

Co-supervisor: Dr Yannis Tsalavoutas 

Dalal Y A Y Aloumi

Topic: IPO and delisting decision-making in an emerging market context

Co-supervisor: Professor Danture Wickramasinghe 

Li-Yu Chen

Topic: Cost stickiness

Co-supervisor: Dr Betty Wu 

Gillian Maciver

Topic: Patent characteristics as predictor of drug approval and stock returs in pharmaceutical firms

Co-supervisor: Dr Antonios Siganos


Teaching

Courses taught:

  • International Financial Analysis (MBA)
  • Financial Analysis & Equity Valuation (MSc)
  • Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation (BSc Honours)
  • PhD masterclass (selected topics)

Previously taught:

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

 


Additional information

Working papers

  • Inside the black-box of analysts' bounded rationality: a study of contexts that matter (with Subhash Abhayawansa)
  • Fear and media coverage: The case of insider trading in takeover targets (with Betty Wu, Jo Danbolt, and Antonios Siganos)
  • Analysts’ bias: optimism or obfuscation (with Nana Oiza Akubelem)

Research in progress

  • Integrated reporting and accounting information quality (with Subhash Abhayawansa)

Refereeing (academic journals)

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

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2018 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2009 | 2006
Number of items: 8.

2018

Spence, C., Aleksanyan, M., Millo, Y., Imam, S. and Abhayawansa, S. (2018) Earning the 'write to speak': sell-side analysts and their struggle to be heard. Contemporary Accounting Research, (Accepted for Publication)

Abhayawansa, S., Aleksanyan, M. and Cuganesan, S. (2018) Conceptualisation of intellectual capital in analysts’ narratives: a performative view. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 31(3), pp. 950-969. (doi:10.1108/AAAJ-03-2017-2873)

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 Wed May 22 23:24:12 2019 BST.
Number of items: 8.

Articles

Spence, C., Aleksanyan, M., Millo, Y., Imam, S. and Abhayawansa, S. (2018) Earning the 'write to speak': sell-side analysts and their struggle to be heard. Contemporary Accounting Research, (Accepted for Publication)

Abhayawansa, S., Aleksanyan, M. and Cuganesan, S. (2018) Conceptualisation of intellectual capital in analysts’ narratives: a performative view. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 31(3), pp. 950-969. (doi:10.1108/AAAJ-03-2017-2873)

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 Wed May 22 23:24:12 2019 BST.