Allan Hodgson
Allan Hodgson

Professor in Accounting and Finance

University of Queensland
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BEc Hons, PhD (The Australian National University, Canberra)
MEc (The University of New England, Armidale)
Doctor Honoris Causa (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)

Corporate Governance in Developing Countries
Corporate Governance in Developing Countries (mainly in Eastern Europe, Thailand and Africa)

Corporate Insider Trading (a wide Asian, Australian, US, European, and African research network has been established.

Currently I have the largest international database of insider transactions (directors, CEOs, CFOs, large shareholders) ranging from 10-30 years for 51 countries (including both developed and emerging stock markets) analysing price, liquidity, corporate governance and regulatory issues.

Intangible Investments

The leverage and budgeting effects from capital investment, R&D and marketing (Australia, US)

International Financial Accounting, valuation and management issues

International Financial Accounting, valuation and management issues including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Comprehensive Income (data from Africa, Asia, EU, Australia, US).

Pension and Superannuation Policy

The impact of fair value accounting and investment decisions from flexible asset allocation schemes.

Professor Allan Hodgson has a PhD in finance from the Australian National University and has over 30 years experience as an active teacher, researcher and administrator in the accounting and finance disciplines. He is currently Professor of Accounting and Finance at the UQ Business School, University of Queensland. Prior to that he was Dean of the University of Amsterdam Business School, Director of Graduate Studies and Professor of Accounting (2004-2010), Dean of Commerce and Management and Professor of Banking, Finance and Risk Management and Head of Department at Griffith University (1996-2004), and variously held positions of Senior Lecturer/Lecturer at the Australian National University and the University of Canberra, CEO of Universities Credit Society and analyst positions in the Departments of Finance and Foreign Affairs (1975-1996). He currently holds Visiting Professorships at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland (since 2001) and Kasetsart University, Thailand (since 2009) and has held visiting professorships at the Universities of Leeds, Manchester, Santa Clara and Clarkson.

His research interests span international accounting, insider trading, intangibles and derivatives.  His publications exceed 50 articles in a broad range of refereed international finance, accounting and management journals (including the Journal of Financial Research; Journal of Futures Markets; Accounting and Finance; Abacus; Journal of Business Finance and


Accounting; Journal of International Accounting Research, Accounting in Europe; Journal of Business Ethics; Australian Journal of Management; Journal of Multinational Financial Management; and International Review of Financial Analysis.  He takes a strong interest in mentoring PhD students and has been involved at IFADS since its inception.

University of Queensland Business School,