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Dr Shahed Imam

Associate Professor of Accounting

Research Interests

Equity valuation, Financial analysts, Narratives.

Current projects:

1. Professional investors.

2. Investment decision-making

Teaching interests:

Financial Statement analysis

Company valuation

Teaching in 2019-2020

Accounting and Finance
  • IB9Y9A: Financial Reporting & Financial Statement Analysis
Executive MBA
  • IB9R70: Financial Analysis
  • IB3960: Financial Statement Analysis & Security Valuation

Accounting Group

Email:  /  Tel: 024 765 22842  /  Room: 1.111


Shahed completed PhD on analysts' use of accounting information from Judge Business School, University of Cambridge in 2005. His main research interest is in analysts' role in the capital market. He is also interested in narrative reporting, equity valuation, decision-usefulness of financial reporting and corporate governance topics.

His research has been published in leading accounting journals including Accounting and Business Research, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Contemporary Accounting Research and European Accounting Review. He is an editorial board member of Accounting and Business Research journal and one of the editors of the current edition of Wiley Encyclopedia of Management (Accounting). His research was funded by Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, WBS Research development fund and ICAS-EFRAG. His paper on financial analysts in Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal received highly commended paper recognition.

Shahed is a recipient of Warwick Business School outstanding teacher award in recognition of excellent teaching in post-graduate programmes (MBA, MSc) for last twelve years (2007-2018), and in Undergraduate programme (Accounting and Finance) since 2011. Shahed served as the deputy head of accounting group, academic director for MSAF and Executive MBA programme and PhD co-ordinator.


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