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Finn Schøler

Associate Professor

Finn Schøler


Teaching interests
Financial Accounting
Financial Statement Analysis

Research interests
Financial Statement Analysis
Earnings Management
Corporate Governance


Selected publications
Reduction of Asymmetric Information through Corporate Governance Mechanisms: The Importance of Ownership Dispersion and Exposure toward the International Capital Market, Corporate Governance, 2010 (with Claus Holm).
Reduction of Asymmetric information and better firm performance through board independence, 31st Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, 2008 (with Claus Holm).
Issues in Valuation of Privately Held Firms, Journal of Private Equity, 2006 (with Christian Petersen and Thomas Plenborg).
Is there something rotten in Denmark? A true story about earnings management to avoid small losses, working paper, 2006.


Associate Professor
Member of section: Accounting and Finance
Research Secretary: Pernille Vorsø Jachobsen

PhD (Econ.), MSc (Psych.)
PhD, University of Southern Denmark, 1991
MSc, Aarhus School of Business, 1984

Academic Programme Coordinator for Diploma Programme in Accounting (HD),

Finn Schøler is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Business Economics. He received his PhD in Market Based Accounting Research from University of Southern Denmark, 1991. He obtained his M.Sc. (Cand.Merc.) from Aarhus School of Business (Aarhus University), 1984. His primary research interests are in Financial Accounting, including Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation, and Corporate Governance.

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