Per Olsson

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Financial Accounting, Capital Markets
European School of Management and Technology
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Per Olsson is Professor of Accounting and the director of the Center for Financial Reporting and Auditing at ESMT Berlin. He was on the faculty of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business from 2001 to 2015 and before that at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He held the Jan Wallander and Bertil Danielsson visiting professorships at the Stockholm School of Economics and the Swedish House of Finance from 2009 to 2018. Prof. Olsson has published a large number of research papers in financial accounting, especially in the capital markets area, and he is a frequent speaker on matters related to earnings quality. He is Vice President – Research at the International Association for Accounting Education & Research, and a member of the European Accounting Association and the American Accounting Association. He is an associate editor of Accounting and Business Research and serves/has served on the editorial boards of Accounting in Europe, The Accounting Review, the European Accounting Review, the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, and the Review of Accounting Studies.