Dr Naser Makarem

Dr Naser Makarem
BA, MSc, PhD

Lecturer

Overview
Dr Naser Makarem
Dr Naser Makarem

Contact Details

Telephone
work +44 (0)1224 273568
Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen Room S47
Edward Wright Building
Dunbar St
Aberdeen AB24 3QY

Biography

Naser has a PhD from University of Aberdeen and has been an accounting lecturer since 2014. He teaches several courses in the areas of financial accounting and accounting theory. Naser supervises a number of PhD students and has research interests in the broad area of financial reporting and particularly earnings management. 

Naser’s research mainly focuses on factors influencing corporate financial reporting. In particular, he studies how social, economic and political factors affect earnings management. Naser is also interested in changes in earnings management behaviour over time as well as the impact of regulatory environment and political and economic factors on such changes. He also studies how earnings manipulation is restricted by factors such as external audit and corporate governance. More recently, he has started some projects on the impact of corporate social and environmental responsibility on corporate disclosure.

Research

Research Interests

Financial reporting

Earnings management

Audit quality

Current Research

Real activities manipulation

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Undergraduate level:

  • AC1515 - Accounting and Entrepreneurship
  • AC2530 - Financial Accounting 2
  • AC3049 - Financial Accounting 3
  • AC4029 - Accounting Theory
  • PO2508 - Understanding Statistics
  • AC4528 - Dissertation in Accounting
  • FI4501 - Dissertation in Finance

Postgraduate level:

  • BU5903 - MSc Finance Dissertation
  • BU5026 - Accounting and Finance for Managers
Further Info

External Responsibilities

External Examiner

Admin Responsibilities

Programme Leader of MSc Accounting and Finance 

Library representative of the Business School

Coordinator of the Business School research seminar series for accounting

Course Coordinator of Financial Accounting 3

Publications

Publications