Congress Header

PhD Forum 2022

PhD Forum 2022

Tuesday, 11th May 2022 – 08:00-12:00

The EAA PhD Forum, launched in 2013, is an initiative of the EAA to help and promote PhD students in accounting. The PhD Forum is part of the EAA Annual Congress. 

The PhD Forum will take place on Tuesday 11th May 2022 from 08.00 to 12.00hrs.

The PhD Forum is a great opportunity for research master studentsPhD students as well as for Assistant Professors or Lecturers in Accounting who do not have a permanent position yet, or Postdocs in Accounting to network and gain insight into academic accounting research and its environment through the speakers. The Forum, which is open to PhD students pursuing research in any topic areas (financial accounting, managerial accounting, audit, tax, etc.) and using any research method (analytical modelling, behavioural, case study, empirical-archival, etc.) related to the EAA, may also provide information as to how to establish contacts for entering the job market.

Please address questions to Juan Manuel GARCÍA LARA (   


  1. To complement EAA’s offering in terms of doctoral education and emerging scholar promotion;
  2. To foster networking of doctoral students with established scholars and each other;
  3. To increase the visibility of EAA and its Accounting Resources Center (ARC) within the community of doctoral students.



08:00 – 08:15 Welcome coffee & tea

08:15 – 08:20 Welcoming address

       Annalisa PRENCIPE (Bocconi University, EAA President)

       Finn KINSERDAL (Norwegian School of Economics, EAA Congress Chair)

08:20 – 08:50 Update on PhD activities and EAA Accounting Resources Centre

       Tami DINH (University of St. Gallen) (PPT here)

08:50 – 10:00 Plenary session – Auditorium A

       Beatriz GARCÍA OSMA (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, European Accounting Review editor): Reflections on the publication and refereeing process.

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee/Tea break

10:30 – 12:00 Break out sessions

  • Eddy CARDINAELS (Tilburg University): “Generating (Behavioral) Research Ideas: Tips and Tricks” – Auditorium D
  • Ole-Kristian HOPE (University of Toronto): “Interactive Discussion of Doctoral Student and Early-Stage Career Factors” – Auditorium A
  • Christoph PELGER (University of Passau): “Qualitative Financial Accounting Research – Opportunities and Challenges” – Auditorium B (PPT here)
  • Marleen WILLEKENS (KU Leuven): “Discussion of the Economics of Auditing and Contemporary Audit Regulation” – Auditorium C

12:00: Snacks