Dr. Mostafa Harakeh

Bio

Mostafa Harakeh is an Assistant Professor of Accounting & Finance. He holds a BS degree in Finance and an MBA degree in Accounting from the Lebanese American University (LAU), as well as a PhD in Accounting & Finance from the University of Manchester, where he completed his doctoral coursework in collaboration with Lancaster University.

Research Interests

  • Economic Consequences of Financial Reporting
  • Accounting Quality and Information Asymmetry
  • Accounting Conservatism
  • Corporate Finance
  • Capital Markets

Teaching Interests

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Corporate Finance

Publications

Harakeh, M., Lee, E., & Walker, M. (2018). “The differential impact of IFRS adoption on aspects of seasoned equity offerings in the UK and France”. Accounting in Europe, forthcoming.

Refereed Conference Presentations

  • Harakeh, M., Lee, E. and Walker, M. (2018). Understanding how the effects of conditional conservatism measurement bias vary with the research context. European Accounting Association annual meeting 2018, Milan, Italy.
  • Al-Shaer, H. and Harakeh, M. (2018). Gender pay gap on British executive boards: Female presence on boards and the role of conditional conservatism. British Accounting and Finance Association’s conference 2018, London, United Kingdom.
  • Harakeh, M., Lee, E. and Walker, M. (2017). “Does Changing Accounting Standards Affect Equity Financing?” European Accounting Association annual meeting 2017, Valencia, Spain.
  • Harakeh, M., Lee, E. and Walker, M. (2016). “Does Changing Accounting Standards Affect Dividend Policy?” European Accounting Association annual meeting 2016, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands.
  • Harakeh, M., Lee, E. and Walker, M. (2015). “Does Changing Accounting Standards Affect Corporate Financing?” British Accounting and Finance Association doctoral conference 2015, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.