Professor Robert Luther

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About me

Robert Luther is Emeritus Professor of Accounting in the Bristol Business School. 

I am a chartered accountant and prior to my academic career spent three years training with Deloitte, Haskins and Sells and, once professionally qualified, a further two with KPMG. 

My research includes publications in Fiscal Studies, AAAJ, British Accounting Review, Personnel Review, JBFA, International Journal of Accounting, Accounting and Business Research, Journal of Cost Management, Accounting Education, Management Accounting Research, FAM, Accounting in Europe.

My teaching and supervision has recently been concentrated at masters and PhD level.

Area of expertise

Research interests relate to management accounting (particularly in
internaional and changing environments, intellectual capital and
innovation; also environmental and cognitive aspects of corporate
investment decision making; management accounting practices;
transfer pricing), financial markets (pricing of gilts, takeover defences,
ethical investments, riskiness of gold mining shares, market
microstructure) tax administration (profit related pay, self assessment and
tax expenditures), and financial reporting especially of intellectual
capital and in the extractive industries.


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