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Emmanuel De George

Assistant Professor of Accounting

PhD (University of Michigan)

Dr Emmanuel De George’s research concentrates on international accounting issues and the economic consequences of accounting harmonisation, with a particular focus on how accounting information impacts on the integration of capital markets. His other research interests include auditing pricing and issues relating to the competitiveness of the audit market. 

He joined London Business School in 2013 as an Assistant Professor of Accounting after receiving his PhD from the University of Michigan. Before pursuing an academic career, he was an auditor with KPMG (Australia), where he gained experience auditing both listed and private companies, and their transition to International Financial Reporting Standards. 

Dr De George’s work has been published in leading academic journals such as Journal of Financial Economics and The Accounting Review, and currently teaches the Financial Accounting core in the Masters of Management programme.



A review of the IFRS adoption literature

De George E; Li X; Shivakumar L

Review of Accounting Studies 2016 Vol 21:3 p 898-1004

Value creation in buyout deals: European evidence

Aleszczyk A; De George E; Ertan A; Vasvari F

Adveq Research Series report 2016


How much does IFRS Cost? IFRS adoption and audit fees

De George E T; Ferguson C B; Spear N A

Accounting Review 2013 Vol 88:2 p 429-462

The earnings announcement premium around the globe

Barber B; De George E; T; R Lehavy; Trueman B

Journal of Financial Economics 2013 Vol 108:1 p 118-138


  • Financial Accounting C101 Streams A-E AUT16


  • Seminar in Accounting E134 SPR17

Research Interests

  • Corporate financial reporting and accounting regulation
  • International accounting
  • Financial market consequences of accounting harmonisation and market integration