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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.

On other web sites

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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The effect of accounting standards on loan loss provisioning in banks
Jan Marton, Emmeli Runesson
Contemporary Issues in Banking Conference, St Andrews 8-9 December, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution

(In-)consistent implementation of IFRS in the EU?
Pernilla Lundqvist, Jan Marton, Anna Karin Pettersson
11th Workshop on European Financial Reporting, Paris 3-4 september, Conference paper 2015
Conference paper

Vad är kvalitet i nedskrivning av anläggningstillgångar?
Jan Marton
Balans, Magazine article 2015
Magazine article

IFRS - Dilemman och utmaningar
Jan Marton, Emmeli Runesson, Pernilla Lundqvist, Bino Catasús, Thomas Carrington et al.
Lund, Studentlitteratur, Book 2015

Redovisning - Från bokföring till analys, Övningsbok
Jan Marton, Niklas Sandell, Anna-Karin Stockenstrand
Lund, Studentlitteratur, Textbook 2015

Redovisning - Från bokföring till analys
Jan Marton, Niklas Sandell, Anna-Karin Stockenstrand
Lund, Studentlitteratur, Textbook 2015

Learning Banks
Sten Jönsson, Jan Marton, Gunnar Wahlström
HRM Workshop, Personal- och ledningsfrågor i en global värld. Handelshögskolan vid Göteborgs universitet, 4-5 mars 2015, Conference contribution 2015
Conference contribution


Ska vi verkligen ha progressiva avskrivningar?
Jan Marton
Balans, Magazine article 2014
Magazine article

Hur kommunicerar företag med årsredovisningen?
Jan Marton
Balans, Magazine article 2014
Magazine article

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