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Anna Alon

Professor

Accounting and Auditing

 
Office:
9I263 ( Universitetsveien 19, Kristiansand )

Anna Alon is a Professor of Accounting and Auditing at the University of Agder (UiA) School of Business and Law. She holds a PhD in Accounting from the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida. Prior to joining academia, she worked at KPMG, Kodak, and Siemens. Alon’s research has been published in well-regarded journals, including Accounting, Organizations and Society, Journal of Business Ethics, Corporate Governance: An International Review, and Behavioral Research in Accounting. 

She is a principal investigator on the project funded by the Norwegian Research Council tittled Internationalization of Financial Accounting and Auditing (IFRA). More information at https://ifra.uia.no/

Academic interests

  • Accounting Theory
  • Financial Accounting

Projects

Alon’s research focuses on accounting and institutional aspects of corporate governance, including the evolution of accounting regulation, IFRS in particular, and auditing profession in transition economies. She is interested in theory development and empirical testing of accounting concepts as they evolve and get adopted in transition economies. Further, the evolution of regulatory accounting environment of Russia and how it impacts different dimensions of the audit profession is a focus of a number of her studies. 

Scientific publications

  • Agana, Joseph; Alon, Anna; Zamore, Stephen (2021). Self-regulation and Re-regulation: Audit Fees Research.
  • Alon, Anna; Kim, Oksana (2021). Import substitution: Implications for auditors..
  • Albu, Nadia; Albu, Catalin; Alon, Anna; Leca, Bernard (2021). Experimenting with audit at the periphery of capitalism: The role of regulation and resource partitioning in the audit field formation..
  • Mwintome, Gordon; Alon, Anna; Zamore, Stephen; Agana, Joseph (2021). Determinants of Key Audit Matters: Governance and auditor attributes.
  • Alon, Anna; Haaland, Geir; Røsok, Kjell Ove (2020). Standardization and comparability: A regulatory waltz.
  • Alon, Anna (2020). Theory in academic research.
  • Alon, Anna; Kim, Oksana (2020). Import substitution: Implications for auditors.
  • Agana, Joseph; Zori, Solomon; Alon, Anna (2020). IFRS adoption approaches in Africa: Implications for accounting quality (cancelled due to Covid-19).

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