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Niuosha Samani


Niuosha Samani
+46 31 786 1456

Room number: J621C
Postal Address: Box 610, 405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 411 24 Göteborg

Department of Business Administration (More Information)
Box 610
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 1466
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 411 24 Göteborg

About Niuosha Samani

Niuosha Samani is a lecturer and a researcher at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg. Her PhD thesis was about the interaction between the quality of financial reporting and corporate governance. In the current research project, which is funded by Jan Wallander och Tom Hedelius Research Foundation, she examines the usefulness of accounting information and disclosures in assisting the decision-making of capital market users as well as the company's internal decision-making and governance. She teaches in several courses in master programmes, including "Theoretical Perspectives of Financial Accounting", "Financial Statement Analysis and Corporate Valuation" and "Corporate Governance".

Research areas

  • Financial reporting
  • Disclosures
  • Corporate Governance

Teaching areas

  • Accounting theory
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Selected publications

Goodwill or ‘No-will’: The effect of CEO hubris on accounting outcomes
Samani, Niuosha, Runesson, Emmeli
Nationell redovisningskonferens, 2016

The sheep watching the shepherd
Samani, Niuosha, Overland, Conny
The Nordic Accounting Conference 2014, 13-14 November 2014, Copenhagen, 2014

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Family owners with control enhancing mechanisms: Evidence from accruals-based and real earnings management
Niuosha Samani
European Accounting Association Conference, Conference paper 2019
Conference paper


Visibility and Decommissioning Disclosure Quality in Europe
Mari Paananen, Emmeli Runesson, Niuosha Samani
Presented at EAA in Milan, AAA in Washington and EUfin in Stockholm 2018, Conference paper 2018
Conference paper


Gender Diversity on the Board of Directors and Earnings Management
Jan Marton, Niuosha Samani, Mikael Einer, Johan Söderqvist
The Nordic Accounting Conference 2016, Copenhagen, 17-18 November 2016. , Conference paper 2016
Conference paper


Comment letter to ED/2015/3 Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting
Jan Marton, Emmeli Runesson, Niuosha Samani
International Accounting Standards Board website, Other 2015

Goodwill or “No-will”: The effect of CEO hubris on accounting outcomes
Emmeli Runesson, Niuosha Samani
Nationell Redovisningskonferens (NRK) i Göteborg, 5-6 November 2015: http://fek.handels.gu.se/sektioner/redovisning/abstracts, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution


The sheep watching the shepherd
Niuosha Samani, Conny Overland
The Nordic Accounting Conference 2014, 13-14 November 2014, Copenhagen., Conference contribution 2014
Conference contribution


Executive Compensation -The Role of Largest Owners and Board of Directors in Sweden
Niuosha Samani
Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Licentiate thesis 2012
Licentiate thesis

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