Dr Constantinos Caramanis is Professor of Accounting at the Department of Business Administration, Athens University of Economics and Business - AUEB (since 1999). He previously held a lectureship post at the University of Manchester (1996-1999). He graduated from the Athens University of Economics and Business with a B.A. in Business Administration (1979-1983). He received a Master’s in Accounting and Finance from the University of Lancaster (1991-1992), and a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Edinburgh (1993-1996).
His research interests include the history and current developments in the Greek auditing profession, the market for audit services, the establishment of ‘independent’ accounting oversight boards, and issues in financial reporting. Four of his papers have been published in two of the leading international academic journals: Accounting, Organizations and Society and Journal of Accounting and Economics. Other published work has appeared in reputable international journals including: Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Accounting Forum, British Accounting Review, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, European Accounting Review, and International Journal of Auditing. His research work has been cited in high quality academic journals. He has served as a reviewer (ad-hoc) for several journals including: British Accounting Review, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, European Accounting Review and International Journal of Auditing. He has also authored an auditing textbook (in Greek) and two books for practitioners, and a series of articles for the Greek press and professional magazines.
In January 2016, he was awarded "The Notable Contributions to the Auditing Literature Award" by the American Accounting Association, for "Audit Effort and Earnings Management" (published in Journal of Accounting and Economics in 2008, with Clive Lennox).
Professor Caramanis has taught a number of university courses in the area of financial accounting and reporting, financial statement analysis, and auditing, both at the undergraduate and the postgraduate level (MBA). He has also taught at various executive training programmes. Further, he has served as deputy head of the Department of Business Administration of the Athens University of Economics and Business (2008-2010), member of the Administrative Committee of the Research Centre of the Athens University of Economics and Business and chairman of the Association of Academic Staff of the Athens University of Economics and Business since 2009 (two terms).
Before embarking on his academic career, professor Caramanis has worked as a certified auditor (1988-1993). He is currently a member of the Greek Accounting and Auditing Oversight Board (Greek National Accounting Standards Setter). He has served as the Chairman of the Accounting Reform Committee which prepared "The Greek Accounting Framework" (enacted in 2014, (transposition of Directive 2013/34/EU). He has undertaken consultancy projects with private sector companies on financial reporting and analysis issues as well as with the Greek Ministry of Finance on public sector accounting and auditing. He has appeared, by invitation, as a speaker and panellist in professional meetings, public roundtables and short conferences.
Dr Caramanis is currently serving as a member of the first University Council of AUEB (2012-2016) and has served as a deputy chairman of the Department of Business Administration at AUEB.
Contact details: Dr Constantinos Caramanis, 76, Patision st., Athens University of Economics and Business, 104 34, Athens. Tel +30 21(0) 8203 367, Fax: +30 21(0) 8203 767, e-mail: email@example.com, web page: https://www.aueb.gr/en/faculty_page/caramanis-constantinos
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