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Jan Marton

Senior lecturer

Jan Marton
Senior lecturer
associate professor, Accounting
+46 31 786 4797

Room number: J617
Postal Address: Box 610, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 41124 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 Jan Marton

Jan Marton's activities include research, teaching and engagement with practice.

The research is primarily about factors that affect uncertainty in financial reporting, and the effect of such uncertainty on the usefulness of financial statements. Specific research projects include uncertainty in loan loss provisioning in banks, uncertainty in principles-based disclosures in the notes, and the effect of different accounting standards and enforcement on the usefulness of accounting for boards. Other activities include mentorship for young scholars.


Teaching is done on all levels, from basic to doctoral courses. Topics covered include measurement issues for different accounting items, regulation, and financial statement analysis. A number of textbooks have been produced, e.g. on IFRS, accounting theory and basic accounting. Jan Marton also has administrative assignments within teaching, previously head of the program in business and economics, and currently vice dean for education. Substantive teaching for practitioners has also been carried out, which relates to engagement with practice.

Engagement with practice

Previously worked as certified public accounting, and as accounting specialist focused on IFRS. A large number of teaching assignments for auditors and accountants have been carried out. Some consulting work is done, e.g. in accounting for financial instruments. Publish texts for practitioners, e.g. as a columnist in the Swedish accounting profession's magazine.

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Research areas

  • Financial reporting
  • International accounting
  • IFRS
  • Accounting and capital markets

Teaching areas

  • Empirical research in accounting
  • IFRS

Selected publications

Accounting Research and Trust - A Literature Review
Baldvinsdottir, Gudrun, Hagberg, Andreas, Johansson, Inga-Lill, Jonäll, Kristina, Marton, Jan
Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management, 8:4, s. 382-424, 2011

Human Capital Disclosures and Management Practices
Ax, Christian, Marton, Jan
Journal of Intellectual Capital, 9:3, s. 433-455, 2008

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Variation Theory as Teaching Method in Introductory Accounting Courses - Effects on Student Learning
Helen Holmgren, Kristina Jonäll, Jan Marton
40th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association 2017. 10-12 May 2017, Valencia, Spain., Conference paper 2017
Conference paper

Lokal pragmatism och global standardisering - en kombo?
Jan Marton
Balans, Magazine article 2017
Magazine article

Är världen delbar?
Jan Marton
Balans, Magazine article 2017
Magazine article

Har branschen nytta av forskning?
Jan Marton
Balans, Magazine article 2017
Magazine article

Comments on Questions Asked by the IASB in the Discussion Paper: Disclosure Initiative - Principles of Disclosures (DP/2017/1)
Soledad Moya Gutierrez, Cristina Abad, Elisabetta Barone, Benita Gullkvist, Niclas Hellman et al.
European Accounting Association, Other 2017

Extern redovisning, 5:e upplagan
Jan Marton, Christer Johansson, Rolf Johansson, Gunvor Pautsch
Stockholm, Sanoma Utbildning, Textbook 2017

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