Professor Peter Clarkson
Peter Clarkson
Professor of Accounting
  • PhD, Accounting/Finance (The University of British Columbia)
  • MBA, Accounting/Finance (The University of Windsor)
  • BA (Hons), Mathematics (The University of Western Ontario)
+61 7 334 68015
Room 422, Colin Clark Building, St. Lucia Campus

    Peter Clarkson undertakes research and teaching in both accounting and finance. His current research interests encompass issues relating to voluntary disclosure (both of a financial and a non-financial nature), company performance and valuation, and the economic implications of environmental performance. His work has been published in academic journals including The Accounting Review (TAR), Journal of Accounting and Economics (JAE), Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), Accounting, Organisations and Society (AOS), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (JAAP), Abacus, Journal of Finance (JF), and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA)., as well as in professional periodicals. He is currently an Editor of Contemporary Accounting Research and Associate Editor for Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Journal of International Accounting Research, and Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics.

    Research interests

    Voluntary disclosure and the quality of disclosure in annual reports.
    Equity valuation
    The role of financial and non-financial information in the pricing of equity securities.


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    Major research grants

    Title Agency Year Amount
    Carbon risk: A contemporary business challenge and the role of bank monitoring CPA Australia 2016-2017 $13,358