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Emmanuel De George

Assistant Professor of Accounting (on leave from London Business School)

B.Com (University of Melbourne) PhD (University of Michigan)

Dr. Emmanuel De George 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 (IFRS). Dr. De George’s research concentrates on the economic consequences of accounting regulation, in particular equity market contagion and systemic risk. Recently, he has authored research examining disclosure practices in the crypto-market and the potential need for regulation. His work has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, The Accounting Review, and Review of Accounting Studies. Dr. De George currently teaches in the MBA 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