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Khaled Hussainey


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Professor Khaled Hussainey - ()

  • Job title: Professor of Accounting, Plymouth Graduate School of Management & Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Business)
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  • Postal address: Room 205, Cookworthy Building, Drake Circus,
    Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
  • Telephone: +441752585819
  • Facsimile: +4417525585633
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Professor of Accounting 

Qualifications & background


Ph.D. (Accounting & Finance), The University of Manchester(UK).

M.Sc. (Accounting & Finance), The University ofBirmingham (UK).

B.Com (Accounting), Ain Shams University (Egypt).


Academic Appointments

Professor of Accounting, PlymouthUniversity                  1st June2013

Reader in Accounting, StirlingUniversity                  August 2012 – May 2013

Senior Lecturer in Accounting, StirlingUniversity    January 2010 – July2012

Lecturer in Accounting, StirlingUniversity                August 2008 –December2009

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Manchester University   Jan.2006 – July 2008 

 ESRC Research Associate, Manchester University Jan. 2005 – Dec. 2005                               

Tutor/Associate Lecture/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor ofAccounting, Ain Shams University (Egypt)


Teaching interests
Management Accounting

Financial Accounting

Corporate Finance 

Staff serving as external examiners

External Examiner for MSc in Accounting & Finance degrees, Durham University.

External Examiner for BA in Accounting & Finance degrees, Heriot-Watt University.

External Examiner for BA in Accounting & Finance degrees, University of Worcester.

Staff serving as external examiners

My academic reputation is reflected in the numerous invitations which I receive to externally examine PhD theses:

1.Osama Abdel-Latif Mah'D – Aberdeen University [Budgeting in Jordan].

2. Rohaida Basiruddin – Durham University [Auditquality and earnings management in the UK).

3. Medhat ElGuindy – Leeds University [IFRS and earnings management in the UK].

4. Marwa Hassan – Aston University [IFRS in Egypt and Jordan].

5- Azhar Mohamed – Bangor University (Short selling inthe UK].

6- Yasean Tahat – Dundee University[IFRS in Jordan].

7- RaedKanakriya – Durham University [Impairments in the UK]

8. Nargis Michael – Essex University [Earnings Management in Egypt].

9- Matough Essa – Glasgow Caledonian University [Business audit risk in Libya].

10.Alaa Zalata – Aberdeen University [CEO compensation in the UK].

11-Rabie Nehme – Durham University [Audit fees and corporate governance in the UK]

12. CathySalzedo - Lancaster University [sell-side analysts respond to corporate earnings surprises].

13.Ruaa BinSaddig – Birkbeck University of London. [Determinants of financial policies in Saudi Arabia].

14.Waleed Al-Bassam – Glasgow University. [Corporate governance disclosure and firm value: evidence from Saudi Arabia]

15.Yousf Almahrog – University of Central Lancashire [The impact of CSR on Earnings Management in the UK].


Research interests

Corporate Voluntary Disclosure

Corporate Governance

Market Based Accounting Research

Earnings Management

Islamic Accounting & Finance


Research degrees awarded to supervised students

MPhil Completions

Radwa Anis – Determinants and relevance of voluntary disclosure quality.

PhD Completions

Hany  Elzahar – Determinants and relevance of KPIs reporting.

Imad Kutum- Business audit risk, comparative auditing standards.

Mohammed Idris – Earnings management and corporate governance in Jordan. 

Tamer Elshandidy – Risk reporting and measurement: A cross-country study.

Sahar Munir – Islamic Derivatives in Pakistan.


Hussainey KSM, Elshandidy T & Fraser I  (2013)  'Aggregated, voluntary, and mandatory risk disclosure incentives: Evidence from UK FTSE all-share companies' International Review of Financial Analysis  , DOI 
Hussainey KSM & Barakat A  (2013)  'Bank Governance, Regulation, Supervision, and Risk Reporting: Evidence from Operational Risk Disclosures in European Banks' International Review of Financial Analysis  , DOI 
Hussainey KSM & Al-Moataz E  (2013)  'Determinants of corporate governance disclosure in Saudi Arabia' Journal of Economics and Management 
Hussainey KSM & Mouselli S  (2013)  'The effects of corporate governance on analyst following and firm value: the UK evidence' Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society 
Hussainey KSM & Wang M  (2013)  'Voluntary forward-looking statements driven by corporate governance and their value relevance' Journal of Accounting and Public Policy  32  (3),  pp 26 - 49 , DOI 
Hussainey KSM, Mouselli S & Jaafar A  (2012)  'Accruals quality vis-à-vis disclosure quality: Substitutes or complements?' The British Accounting Review  44  (1),  pp 36 - 46 , DOI 
Hussainey KSM & Aljifri K  (2012)  'Corporate governance mechanisms and capital structure in UAE?' Journal of Applied Accounting Research  13  (2),  pp 145 - 160 , DOI 
Hussainey KSM & Elzahar H  (2012)  'Determinants of narrative risk disclosures in UK interim reports' The Journal of Risk Finance  13  (2),  pp 133 - 147 , DOI 
Hussainey KSM & Basiddiq H  (2012)  'Does asymmetric information drive UK dividends propensity?' Journal of Applied Accounting Research  13  (3),  pp 284 - 297 , DOI 
Hussainey KSM, Samaha K, Dahawy K & Stapleton P  (2012)  'The extent of corporate governance disclosure and its determinants in a developing market: The case of Egypt' Advances in Accounting, incorporating Advances in International Accounting  28  (1),  pp 168 - 178 , DOI 
Hussainey KSM & Al-Najjar B  (2012)  'Understanding the Determinants of RiskMetrics/ISS Ratings of the Quality of UK Companies' Corporate Governance Practice' Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences  29  (4),  pp 366 - 377 , DOI 
Hussainey K, Mgbame CO & Chijoke-Mgbame AM  (2011)  'Dividend policy and share price volatility: UK evidence' Journal of Risk Finance  11,  pp 57 - 68
Hussainey KSM, Elsayed M & Abdel Razik M  (2011)  'Factors affecting corporate social responsibility in Egypt' Corporate Ownership and Control  (4),  pp 432 - 443
Hussainey KSM & Al-Najjar B  (2011)  'Future-oriented information: determinants and use' Journal of Applied Accounting Research  12  (2),  pp 123 - 138
Al-Najjar B & Hussainey K  (2011)  'Revisiting the capital-structure puzzle: UK evidence' Journal of Risk Finance  11,  pp 329 - 338
Hussainey KSM, Ben Othman H & Moumen N  (2011)  'Share price anticipation of future earnings in the presence of financial leverage, proprietary cost and institutional ownership: Evidence from MENA emerging markets' International Journal of Global Management Studies Professional  (1),  pp 1 - 22
Sun N, Salama A, Hussainey K & Habbash M  (2010)  'Corporate environmental disclosure, corporate governance and earnings management' Managerial Auditing Journal  25,  pp 679 - 700
Hussainey KSM & Al-Nodel A  (2010)  'Corporate governance and financing decisions by Saudi companies?' Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing  (8),  pp 1 - 14
Aly D, Simon J & Hussainey K  (2010)  'Determinants of corporate internet reporting: evidence from Egypt' Managerial Auditing Journal  25,  pp 182 - 202
Hussainey KSM & Mouselli S  (2010)  'Disclosure quality and stock returns in the UK' Journal of Applied Accounting Research  11  (2),  pp 154 - 174 , DOI 
Ahmed A & Hussainey K  (2010)  'Managers' and auditors' perceptions of intellectual capital reporting' Managerial Auditing Journal  25,  pp 844 - 860
Hussainey KSM & Salama A  (2010)  'The importance of corporate environmental reputation to investors' Journal of Applied Accounting Research  11  (3),  pp 229 - 241
Hussainey K & Aal-Eisa J  (2009)  'Disclosure and dividend signalling when sustained earnings growth declines' Managerial Auditing Journal  24,  pp 445 - 454
Hussainey K  (2009)  'Do dividends signal information about future earnings?' Applied Economics Letters  16  (12),  pp 1285 - 1288
Hussainey KSM & Al-Najjar B  (2009)  'The association between dividend payout and outside directorships' Journal of Applied Accounting Research  10  (1),  pp 4 - 19
Hussainey KSM & Walker M  (2009)  'The effects of voluntary disclosure and dividend propensity on prices leading earnings' Accounting and Business Research  39  (1),  pp 37 - 55 , DOI 
Hussainey K  (2009)  'The impact of audit quality on earnings predictability' Managerial Auditing Journal  24,  pp 340 - 351
Hussainey K & Ngoc LK  (2009)  'The impact of macroeconomic indicators on Vietnamese stock prices' Journal of Risk Finance  10,  pp 321 - 332
Hussainey KSM & Al-Nodel A  (2008)  'Corporate governance online reporting by Saudi listed companies' Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies  8,  pp 39 - 64

Other academic activities

Due to my growing reputation in disclosure research,Editors of three international journals have invited me to act as guest editorfor three special issues. In addition, I have acted as ad-hoc referee for manyarticles in high quality international journals.

Guest Editor of Journalof Applied Accounting Research for a special issue on corporate governance.

Guest Editor of CorporateGovernance: The International Journal of Business inSociety for a special issue on corporate governance and voluntarydisclosure.

Guest Editor of ManagerialAuditing Journal for special issue on corporate narrative reporting.

Guest Editor of InternationalJournal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation (IJAAPE) for aspecial issue on Accounting & Finance in MENA countries.

 ·        Ad-hoc Reviewer for the following journals:

    1. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting.
    2. British Accounting Review.
    3. European Accounting Review.
    4. Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies.
    5. International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation (IJAAPE).

Other ProfessionalActivities

1. External Adviser for theValidation of an MSc Accounting and Finance programme, Royal Docks BusinessSchool, University of East London.

 2. ExternalAdviser forthe Validation of an MSc Accounting and Business Management Programme atBrunel Business School, Brunel University.

3. External Adviser for theValidation of an MSc Accounting and Business Management Programme at KingKhalid University (Saudi Arabia).

4. External Adviser for theValidation of an MSc Accounting and Business Management Programme at Ummal-Qura University (Saudi Arabia).