Analytical Research on Public Disclosure Issues (Corporate Misconduct, Misreporting, Discretionary Disclosure)
Design and Enforcement of Securities Market and Accounting Regulations (Public Enforcement, Investor Litigation, Auditing and Audit Oversight, Internal Controls)
The Role of Information Intermediaries in Capital Markets (Financial Analysts, Credit Rating Agencies)
Dr. Stefan Schantl commenced his position as a Senior Lecturer (tenure-track) at the FBE Department of Accounting at The University of Melbourne in September 2015. Before joining The University of Melbourne he was a Visiting Assistant Professor in Accounting at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Business in 2014/15. He graduated with a doctorate in accounting, reporting, and taxation from the University of Graz, during which he spend a year as a Visiting Research Scholar at the Department of Accounting at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His research predominantly uses analytical modeling and tackles issues on the institutional economics of disclosure. His main research areas are (i) the role of information intermediaries and certifiers such as equity analysts and credit rating agencies in debt and equity markets, and (ii) the effectiveness of securities market and disclosure regulation and its enforcement through institutions such as public enforcement, investor litigation, auditing, and audit oversight. His website with a CV and links to his current research can be accessed here: https://sites.google.com/view/stefan-f-schantl His teaching experience covers both management and financial accounting on the undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD levels. At The University of Melbourne he teaches ACCT 90033 Integrated Accounting Studies, ACCT 90013 Financial Accounting, and ACCT 90038 Introduction to Analytical Accounting Research.