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Professor Elisabeth Dedman

BA (Lancaster), PhD (Lancaster)
Professor of Accounting

Division: Accounting
E-mail: Elisabeth.Dedman@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 115 8466203
Location: C49 (South Building, Jubilee Campus)

I have been Professor of Accounting at Nottingham University Business School since 2013. Prior to that, I held academic positions at Warwick Business School; Manchester Business School; Bath Management School; Liverpool School of Management; and the University of Bristol.

Research Interests
Market-based accounting research; voluntary disclosure; corporate governance.

Administrative Roles
Divisional Research Director (Accounting)
I am module convenor of the following modules:


MSc

Accounting and Finance Dissertation
Advanced Issues in Financial Reporting

External Exminerships & Validations
   Referee for Economic and Social Science Research Council and member of Peer Review Panel.
Current Research Activities
My research interests lie in three main areas: market-based accounting; voluntary disclosure; and corporate governance. My current projects include: the valuation of stock and cash dividends in China; the association between cash and stock dividends and earnings management in China; the effect of UK corporate governance reforms on CEO succession; and the valuation of regular and non-regular dividends in the UK. I am interested in supervising PhD students in similar areas.

International Collaborations, Organisation & Contributions
- 2008    Competition and Disclosure ESRC
- 2000    CEO Departures and Firm Performance in the UK. CMPO
I am currently supervising the following Research Students:

Muhammad Yahya Ghazali
 

Publications prior to 2005



Publications prior to 2005

Journal Articles

Dedman, E.(2004)., "Discussion of reactions of the London Stock Exchange to company trading statement annoncements", Journal of Business and Financial Accounting, Vol.31, pp. 37-49.

Dedman, E.(2003)., "Executive turnover in UK firms: the impact of Cadbury", Accounting and Business Research, Vol.33, pp. 33-50.

Dedman, E.(2002)., "The Cadbury committee recommendations on corporate governance - a review of compliance and performance impacts", International Journal of Management Reviews, Vol.4 (4), pp. 335-352.

Dedman, E.; Lin, S.(2002)., "Shareholder wealth effects of CEO departments: Evidence from the UK", Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol.8, pp. 81-104.

Dedman, E.(2000)., "UK board structure before and after Cadbury", Corporate Governance: An International Review, pp. 133-153.



Conferences

Dedman, E., 2004, "The impact of the Higgs reforms on firm values", at BAA Conference.

Dedman, E., 2003, "Voluntary disclosure and its impact on share prices: Evidence from the UK biotechnology sector", at EAA Congress.

Dedman, E., 2001, "The impact of the Cadbury reforms on CEO departures", at BAA Conference.

Dedman, E., 1999, "Determinants of compliance with the Cadbury Code", at Corporate Governance Conference.



Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Dedman, E.(2015)., "CEO succession in the UK: an analysis of the effect of censuring the CEO-to-Chair move in the combined code on corporate governance 2003", British Accounting Review, pp. 1-20, forthcoming 2015, doi:10.1016/j.bar.2015.01.003.

Dedman, E.; Jiang, W.; Stark, A.(2015)., "The value relevance and information content of cash and stock dividends in China", European Journal of Finance, pp. 1-26, (Best paper Award for the European Journal of Finance 3rd Conference on the Chinese Capital Markets).

Dedman, E.; Kausar, A.; Lennox, C.(2013)., "The demand for audit in private firms: recent large-sample evidence from the UK", European Accounting Review, Vol.23 (1), pp.1-23, 10.1080/09638180.2013.776298.

Dedman, E.; Kausar, A.(2012)., "The impact of voluntary audit on credit ratings", Accounting and Business Research, Vol.42 (2), pp. 397-418.

Dedman, E.; Collett, N.(2010)., "Large share price movements, the disclosure of news and corporate governance: implications for disclosure rules", Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Vol.11, pp. 109-132.

Dedman, E.; Lennox, C.(2009)., "Perceived competition, profitability, and the witholding of information about sales and the cost of sales", Journal of Accounting and Economics, Vol.48, pp. 210-230.

Dedman, E.; Mousselli, S.; Shen, Y.; Stark, A.(2009)., "Accounting, intangible assets, stock market activity ad measurement and disclosure policy: evidence from the UK", Abacus, Vol.45 (3), pp. 312-341, DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-6281.2009.00291.x.

Dedman, E.; Lin, S.; Prakash, A.; Chang, C.(2008)., "Voluntary disclosure and its impact on share prices: evidence from the UK biotechnology sector", Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Vol.27 (3), pp. 195-216.



Chapters in Books

Dedman, E.(2015)., "'Dividends in China' in Experiences and Challenges in the Development of the Chinese Capital Market" Cumming, Guariglia, Hou and Lee (ed), Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, forthcoming 2015.

Dedman, E.(2013)., "Voluntary Audit", in Wiley Encyclopaedia of Management, 3rd Edition (Accounting).



Conferences

Dedman, E.; Jiang, W.; Stark, A., 2016, "The Information content of accruals when accompanied by cash or stock dividends", in University of Technology, Sydney; Summer Accounting Conference.

Dedman, E.; Jiang, W.; Stark, A., 2014, "The value relevance and information content of cash and stock dividends in China", at American Accounting Association Annual Conference.

Dedman, E.; Jiang, W.; Stark, A., 2014, "The value relevance and information content of cash and stock dividends in China", at British Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference.

Dedman, E., 2011, "CEO to Chair - is it such a bad move?", at European Accounting Association Annual Congress and 2. BAFA Annual Conference.

Dedman, E., 2011, "CEO to chair - is it a bad move", at EAA Conference.

Dedman, E.; Kausar, A., 2011, "The impact of voluntary audit on credit ratings: evidence from UK private firms.", at Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Annuall Conference.

Dedman, E., 2009, "Non-audit services and the demand voluntary audits", at BAA Conference.

Dedman, E., 2009, "Perceived competition, profitability, and the withholding of information about sales and cost of sales", at AAA Conference.

Dedman, E., 2008, "Perceived competition, profitability, and the withholding of information about sales and cost of sales", at BAA Conference.

Dedman, E., 2008, "Perceived competition, profitability, and the withholding of information about sales and cost of sales", at EAA Congress.

Dedman, E., 2007, "Large share price movements, the disclosure of news and corporate governance", at EAA Congress.

Dedman, E., 2007, "Large share price movements, the disclosure of news and corporate governance", at BAA Conference.

Dedman, E., 2005, "Board reforms and their impact on firm performance.", at BAM Conference, (Paper won 2 prize for best paper in its area of conference).

 

 

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