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Thomas  Jeanjean
Professor, Accounting and Management Control Department
Dean of ESSEC Executive Education

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Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
General Information Research Areas Publications Teaching Other Activities
Education

2008  International Teachers Programme - SDA Bocconi - Italy
2002  PhD. in Financial Accounting - University Paris Dauphine - France
1997  Agrégation d'économie et gestion (National competitive exam to get a teaching qualification in financial accounting and corporate finance, Rank:2nd)
1996  Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan - France
1996  Magistère de Sciences de Gestion (Graduate Diploma in Management) - University Paris Dauphine - France

Research Areas
Areas

Earnings management and earnings quality
Corporate governance
International accounting
Research and development reporting
History of Accounting Research




On-going Projects

Value relevance of the transition to IFRS in Europe, with Larry Weiss (Tufts), Vedran Capkun (HEC Paris) and Anne Cazavan-Jeny (ESSEC).

Firm subsidies and Operating performance, with Benoît Durand (European Commission) and EFvren Örs (HEC Paris).

Lost in Translaction: Economic cnsequences of the firm annual report, with Michael Erkens (University of Trier) and Hervé Stolowy (HEC Paris).

Academic Publications
Articles
  "The effect of IAS/IFRS adoption on earnings management (smoothing): A closer look at competing explanations" (V. Capkun, D. Collins, T. Jeanjean), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Aug 2016, Vol. 35, Issue 4, p. 352‑394
  "Voluntary Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Contrasting the Carbon Disclosure Project and Corporate Reports" (F. Depoers, T. Jeanjean, T. Jérôme), Journal of Business Ethics, Mar 2016, Vol. 134, Issue 3, p. 445‑461
  "Using Real Activities to Avoid Goodwill Impairment Losses: Evidence and Effect on Future Performance " (T. Jeanjean, A. Filip, L. Paugam), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Apr 2015, Vol. 42, Issue 3-4, p. 515‑554
  " International evidence on the impact of adopting English as an external reporting language" (T. Jeanjean, H. Stolowy, M. Erkens, T. Yohn), Journal of International Business Studies, Jan 2015, Vol. 46, Issue 2, p. 180‑205
  "Who uses financial reports and for what purpose? Evidence from capital providers " (S. Cascino, M. Clatworthy, J. Gassen, S. Imam, T. Jeanjean, B. Garcia Osma), Accounting in Europe, Oct 2014, Vol. 11, Issue 2, p. 189‑209
  "An empirical investigation of the impact of audit and auditor characteristics on auditor performance" (T. Jeanjean, W. Alissa, V. Capkun, N. Suca), Accounting Organizations and Society, Oct 2014, Vol. 39, Issue 7, p. 495‑510
  "The Construction of a Trustworthy Investment Opportunity: Insights from the Madoff Fraud" (H. Stolowy, M.  Messner, T. Jeanjean, R. Baker), Contemporary Accounting Research, Jun 2014, Vol. 31, Issue 2, p. 354‑397
  "Analyst coverage, earnings management and financial development: An international study" (T. Jeanjean, F. Degeorge, Y. Ding, H. Stlowy), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Jan 2013, Vol. 32, Issue 1, p. 1‑25
  "The Effect of IFRS Adoption, Investor Protection and Earnings Quality: Some Reflections" (T. Jeanjean), International Journal of Accounting (The), Jul 2012, Vol. 47, Issue 3, p. 356‑362
  "Determinants of Quantitative Information Withholding in Annual Reports" (F. Depoers, T. Jeanjean), European Accounting Review, Issue 1
  "Accounting choice and future performance: The case of R&D accounting in France" (T. Jeanjean, P. Joos, A. Cazavan‑Jeny, P. Joos), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Mar 2011, Vol. 30, Issue 2, p. 145‑165
  "Determinants of board members' financial expertise" (T. Jeanjean, H. Stolowy), International Journal of Accounting, Jan 2010, Issue 44(4), p. 378‑402
  "Observations on measuring the differences between domestic accounting standards and IAS: A reply" (T. Jeanjean, Y. Ding, H. Stolowy), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Jan 2009, Issue 28(2), p. 154‑161
  "IFRS 1 : Il faut tout changer pour que rien ne change" (T. Jeanjean, A. Cazavan‑Jeny), Comptabilité - Contrôle - Audit, Jan 2009, Issue 15(1), p. 105‑131
  "Why don't you speak English (in your annual report)" (T. Jeanjean, C. Lesage, H. Stolowy), The International Journal of Accounting, Jan 2009, Vol.  , Issue  , p. 
  "Why do French firms opt for alternative format financial statements?" (T. Jeanjean, Y. Ding, H. Stolowy), Advances in Accounting, incorporating Advances in International Accounting, Jan 2008, Issue 24, p. 145‑156
  "Aux sources de la théorie positive : Contribution à une analyse institutionnelle des changements de paradigmes dans la recherche comptable" (T. Jeanjean, C. Ramirez), Comptabllité Contrôle Audit, Jan 2008, Issue 14(2), p. 1‑22
  "Do accounting standards matter ? An exploratory analysis of earnings management before and after IFRS adoption" (T. Jeanjean, H. Stolowy), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Jan 2008, Issue 27(6), p. 480‑494
  "Levels of voluntary disclosure in IPO prospectuses: An empirical analysis" (T. Jeanjean, A. Cazavan‑Jeny), Review of Accounting and Finance, Jan 2007, Issue 6(2), p. 131‑149
  "Differences between Domestic Accounting Standards and IAS: Measurement, Determinants and Implications" (T. Jeanjean, Y. Ding, O. Hope, H. Stolowy), Journal fo Accounting and Public Policy, Jan 2007, Issue 26(1), p. 1‑38
  "The negative im pact of R&D capitalization: a value relevance approach" (T. Jeanjean, A. Cazavan‑Jeny), European Accounting Review, Jan 2006, Issue 15(1), p. 37‑61
  "Pertinence de l'inscription à l'actif des frais de R&D : une étude empirique" (T. Jeanjean, A. Cazavan‑Jeny), Comptabilité Contrôle Audit, Jan 2005, Issue 11(1), p. 1‑26
  "Why do national GAAP differ from IAS? The role of culture" (T. Jeanjean, Y. Ding, H. Stolowy), The International Journal of Accounting, Jan 2005, Issue 40(4), p. 325‑350
  "Incitations et contraintes à la gestion du résultat" (T. Jeanjean), Comptabilité Contrôle Audit, Jan 2001, Issue 7(2), p. 62‑76


Chapters
  La théorie positive de la comptabilité : je t?aime, moi non plus. In: Melanges en l?honneur de Bernard Colasse (with C. Piot). Paris (France) : Economica, Chrystelle Richard, Marc Nikitin. 2012, p. 17-30
  Les analystes financiers contribuent-ils à la qualité de l'information financière ?. In: L'Art du Management Leadership Performance Développement durable (with H. Stolowy). Paris (France) : HEC Paris, Les Echos, Pearson, B.Ramanantsoa, 2008, p. 103-110
  La juste valeur. In: Encyclopédie de la comptabilité, du contrôle de gestion et de l'audit. ( ) : B.Colasse - Economica, 2008
  Watts et Zimmerman. In: Les grands auteurs en comptabilité. : B. Colasse - EMS, 2005
  Décisions et juste valeur. In: La juste valeur. ( ) : Colasse B., Casta JF., Economica, collection Gestion, 2001 ( )


Working papers
  "Les mesures comptables de la performance financière" (with I. Martinez). Autorité des Normes Comptables. , 1 Dec 15.
  "The use of information by capital providers Academic literature review" (with S. Cascino, M. Clatworthy, J. Gassen, B. Garcia-Osma, S. Imam). ICAS / EFRAG, Dec 13.


Other Publications
Press articles
  "Different Perspectives". CA, 01 Oct 2013, p. 42-43
  "La formation des futurs DAF : dépasser la vision technicienne". Financium (revue Echange), 01 Jan 2009, p. 62-63
  "Les analystes financiers contribuent-ils à la qualité de l'information financière ?". Les Echos, L'art du management, 01 May 2008
  "La gestion du résultat est-elle opportuniste ?". Les Echos, L'art du management, numéro 3/10 "Gouvernance et Mesure", 30 Sep 2004


Other Teaching Activities

2003 - 2010 :
- Courses taught undergraduate level : Introduction to financial accounting, Intermediate accounting, Research in financial accounting.
- Courses taught graduate level : Advanced financial accounting, Business analysis and valuation, Short term finance, Accounting and financial analysis.
- Courses taught PhD : Introduction to empirical financial accounting, literature seminar.

Awards and Distinctions

2009 Best Paper Award "French Accounting Association" (with C. Ramirez)
2008 Grant from the HEC foundation
2007 Nominated for the best teacher of the year at HEC "Vernimmen Teaching Awards"
2007 Participation to the INTACCT program, United States, 6th Framework Program, 2007-2010
2006 Grant from the Institut Europlace de Finance
2005 Best Paper Award IAAER 2005 (with Y. Ding, OK. Hope and H. Stolowy)
2004 Grants from the HEC foundation, BSI foundation and HEC Montréal
2002 Financial Reporting and Regulation fellow (Den Bosch, Pays-Bas)
2001 American Accounting Association doctoral consortium fellow (Lake Tahoe, California)
2001 European Accounting Association doctoral colloquium fellow (Athens, Greece)
2000 Admission to the CEFAG (Centre Européen de Formation Approfondie en Gestion)


Scientific Activities
Editorial Board Membership
  European Accounting Review, Taylor & Francis
  Contemporary Accounting Research, CAAA
  Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting , Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
  Accounting in Europe, Taylor & Francis
  Accounting and Business Research, Taylor & Francis
  Issues in accounting Education, American Accounting Association
  China Journal of Accounting Research, City University of Hong Kong
  Comptabilité-Contrôle-Audit, Vuibert
  The Internatioanl Journal of Accounting, Elsevier


Conference Presentations

2009 :
- American Accounting Association annual congress, New York, United States
- Canadian Academic Accounting Association annual congress, Montreal, Canada
- French Accounting Association annual congress, Strasbourg, France
- European Accounting Association annual congress, Tampere, Finland

2008 :
- American Accounting Association annual congress, Anaheim, CA
- French Accounting Association annual congress, Paris, France
- European Accounting Association annual congress, Rotterdam, Netherlands
- International Accounting conference, Warsaw, Poland
- Invited Research seminar: Bordeaux IV University, France

2007 :
- American Accounting Association annual congress, Chicago,IL
- French Accounting Association annual congress, Poitiers, France
- European Accounting Association annual congress, Lisbon, Portugal
- European Financial Reporting Research Group, Paris, France
- Accounting Research Network, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

2006 :
- French Accounting Association annual congress, Tunis, France
- European Accounting Association annual congress, Dublin, Ireland
- Invited Research seminars: Bordeaux IV University, Academy of Accounting Sciences

2005 :
- French Accounting Association annual congress, Lille, France
- European Accounting Association annual congress, Goteborg, Sweden
- American Accounting Association annual congress, San Francisco, CA
- Korea University Business School accounting symposium, Seoul, Korea
- IAEER Conference, Bordeaux, France
- Invited Research seminars: Bordeaux IV University, Tilburg University, CEIBS

2004 :
- French Accounting Association annual congress, Orléans, France
- European Accounting Association annual congress, Prague, Czech Republic
- French Finance Association annual meeting, Paris, France
- BSI Foundation conference, Vienna, Austria
- International Accounting conference, Athens, Greece
- Invited Research seminar: Bordeaux IV University.


Affiliations and Academic Responsibilities

2009 - present : Reviewer for the AXA Fund for excellence in research
2007 - present : Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Accounting
2006 - present : Member of the scientific committee of the 28th, 29th, 30th and 31th congress of the French Accounting Association
2006 - 2009 : Department research seminars coordinator (with M. Fiol), 10 presenters invited each year
2005 - present : Ad hoc reviewer for Finance, Comptabilité - Contrôle - Audit, International Journal of Accounting, European Accounting review, Theory and Decision, Contemporary Accounting Research
2005 - 2008 : Organization of a research workshop in partnership with Paris Sorbonne (IAE), Paris Dauphine, and ESSEC Business School. This workshop is organized 2 to 4 times a year. Working papers are discussed and presented by faculty members of the four institutions (ESSEC, HEC, Paris Dauphine and IAE).
2006 : Member of the PhD reform committee headed by H. Crès
2006 : Participation to the organizing committee of the International Accounting Conference held in Paris, France
2005 : Discussant at the International Accounting Conference held in Kobe, Japan


Professional Experience
2009 - 2010  Head of the Accounting Major, Master of Science - HEC Paris
2008 - 2010  Associate Professor of Accounting - HEC Paris
2003 - 2008  Assistant Professor of Accounting - HEC Paris
2003 - 2008  Professeur agrégé - Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan - France
2001  Visiting research scholar - HEC Montréal - Canada
1995  Visiting research scholar - University of New Mexico - United States
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