University of Bath School of Management University of Bath School of Management

Professor Richard Jackson


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Leading Refereed Journal Papers
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Job Title:

Associate Dean (Undergraduate Taught Students); Professor in Accounting and Finance; Head of Accounting, Finance & Law Group


Accounting, Finance & Law

Key Research Interests:

Corporate insolvency, prudential regulation, derivatives, earnings.

Research Interests

Richard’s main research interests lie in prediction of corporate financial distress, impact of prudential regulation, derivatives usage, earnings, and econometric methodology. He is General Secretary and an Executive Trustee of the British Accounting and Finance Association - the national, and increasingly international, learned society for his subject area. Formerly, Richard was Head of Department of Accounting at the University of Exeter Business School and Head of the Accounting/Finance subject group at Aberystwyth University.

Richard is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and, prior to his academic career, had twelve years’ experience in financial and professional services: with Ernst & Young; NatWest Group; and Accenture. He won the Henry Ford Scholar Award and an A T Kearney Prize for his MBA performance at Cranfield University / Carnegie Mellon University (USA).


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Leading Refereed Journals Papers | Other Outputs

Leading Refereed Journal Papers

Jackson, R. H. G., & Wood, A. 2013. The performance of insolvency prediction and credit risk models in the UK: a comparative study. British Accounting Review, 45(3): 183-202.

Holland, K., & Jackson, R. H. G. 2011. Taxation Influences upon the Market in Venture Capital Trust Stocks: Theory and Practice. Accounting and Business Research, 41(1): 1-27.

► older publications

Gwilliam, D., & Jackson, R. H. G. 2008. Fair value in financial reporting: Problems and pitfalls in practice – A case study analysis of the use of fair valuation at Enron. Accounting Forum, 32: 240-259.

Cable, J., & Jackson, R. H. G. 2008. The Persistence of profits in the long run: a new approach. International Journal of the Economics of Business, 15(2): 229-244.

Other Outputs

Gwilliam, D., & Jackson, R. H. G. 2010. Creative Accounting - The UK Experience. In M. Jones (Eds.), Creative Accounting, Fraud and International Accounting Scandals: 379-406. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.