Professor Peter Clarkson

Professor

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Overview

Peter Clarkson undertakes research and teaching in both accounting and finance. His current research interests encompass issues relating to voluntary disclosure (both of a financial and a non-financial nature), company performance and valuation, and the economic implications of environmental performance. His work has been published in academic journals including The Accounting Review (TAR), Journal of Accounting and Economics (JAE), Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), Accounting, Organisations and Society (AOS), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (JAAP), Abacus, Journal of Finance (JF), and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA)., as well as in professional periodicals. He is currently an Editor of Contemporary Accounting Research and Associate Editor for Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Journal of International Accounting Research, and Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science, Nottingham Trent University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), W.Ont.
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), University of Windsor
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Windsor
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of British Columbia

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Chapple, L. J., Christensen, B. P. and Clarkson, P. M. (2005). Break Fees in Australian Takeovers & Mergers. In: P. Gray and E. Margiolis, 2005 Annual Conference Program & Abstracts. AFAANZ 2005 Conference, Melbourne, Australia, (65-65). 3-5 July, 2005.

  • Clarkson, P. M., Van Bueren, A. L. and Walker, J. K. (2005). CEO remuneration disclosure quality: An Australian perspective. In: P. Gray and E. Margiolis, 2005 Annual Conference Program & Abstracts. AFAANZ 2005 Conference, Melbourne, (66-66). 3-5 July, 2005.

  • Clarkson, P. M. and Bluff, D. J. (2004). The use of independent expert reports in Australia takeovers. In: P. Gray and E. Margiolis, 2004 AFAANZ Conference proceedings. AFAANZ 2004: Accounting & Finance Association of Australia & New Zealand 2004 Conference, Alice Springs, NT, Australia, (). 4-6 July, 2004.

  • Joyce, D. J., Clarkson, P. M. and Tutticci, I. M. (2002). Market reaction to takeover rumour on internet discussion sites. In: Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ) 2002 Annual Conference: Program and Abstracts. 2002 AAANZ Annual Conference, Perth, Western Australia, (100-100). 7-9 July, 2002.

  • Clarkson, P. M., Ferguson, C. B. and Hall, J. L. (2000). Auditor connservatism and voluntary disclosure: Evidence from the year 2000 systems issue. In: Program and Collected Abstracts of the AAANZ 2000 Annual Conference. AAANZ 2000 Annual Conference, Hamilton Island, (24). 2-4 July, 2000.

  • Clarkson, P. M., Ragunathan, V. and Nowland, J. E. (2000). The factors that influence equity returns. In: Proceedings of the 7th Asia Pacific Finance Association Annual Conference. 7th APFA Annual Conference, Shanghai, (52). 24-26 July, 2000.

  • Clarkson, P. M., Ragunathan, V. and Nowland, J. E. (2000). The factors that influence equity returns. In: Program and Collected Abstracts of the 2000 Annual Conference. AAANZ 2000 Annual Conference, Hamilton Island, (-25). 2-4 July 2000.

  • Clarkson, P. M., Li, Y. and Richardson, G. D. (2000). The market valuation of environmental capital expenditures by pulp and paper companies. In: Proceedings of the 7th Asia Pacific Finance Association Annual Conference. 7th APFA Annual Conference, Shanghai, (83). 24-26 July, 2000.

  • Clarkson, P. M., Emby, C. and Watt, V. W. (1999). Debiasing the effect of outcome knowledge in ex post evaluations of auditor judgement: The role of instructions. In: Program and Collected Abstracts of the AAANZ 1999 Conference. AAANZ 1999 Annual Conference, Cairns, (32). 4-7Jul, 1999.

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Joint Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision