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Member, CPA Australia Environment, Society and Governance Centre of Excellence

Research interests

Michaela's research interests are primarily focused in the areas of corporate governance and sustainability. She has published research examining executive compensation, and is currently exploring the impact of the two-stikes rule on shareholder decisions. She is also currently researching the materiality of Integrated Reports to users. Other current work explores board gender diversity.

Supervision interests

corporate governance, accounting education, accounting for sustainability,  executive compensation, international accounting issues, integrated reporting

 

Monash teaching commitment

ACX2900 Accounting for sustainability

ACF5960 Advanced financial accounting

MBA5112 MBA1

MBA5704 Accounting

MBA5904 Interpreting accounting information

 

Biography

Michaela is Professor of Accounting and Deputy Dean (International) at Monash Business School. She is a passionate and highly regarded educator, receiving a number of awards for teaching excellence, including from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, and a Dean’s award for Teaching Excellence for her contribution to the student experience. Prior to embarking on an academic career Michaela worked as an accountant in public practice. Michaela’s research spans corporate governance, financial reporting, executive compensation and sustainability and integrated reporting. She is a member of CPA Australia’s Environment, Society and Governance Centre of Excellence.

Keywords

  • Accounting Education
  • Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Governance
  • Executive Compensation
  • Sustainability Accounting
  • Integrated reporting

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Projects 2011 2016

Research Output 1996 2018

Determinants of the severity of legal and employment consequences for CPAs named in SEC accounting and auditing enforcement releases

Juric, D., O'Connell, B., Rankin, M. & Birt, J., Feb 2018, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 147, 3, p. 545-563 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Say-on-pay judgements: the two-strikes rule and the pay-performance link

Liang, Y., Moroney, R. & Rankin, M., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Accounting and Finance. 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A few good (wo)men? Gender diversity on Australian boards

Strydom, M., Au Yong, H. H. & Rankin, M., 1 Aug 2017, In : Australian Journal of Management. 42, 3, p. 404-427 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The value relevance of exploration and evaluation expenditures

Zhou, T., Birt, J. & Rankin, M., 2015, In : Accounting Research Journal. 28, 3, p. 228 - 250 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The development of accounting regulation in Iraq and the IFRS adoption decision: An institutional perspective

Hassan, E., Rankin, M. & Lu, W., 2014, In : International Journal of Accounting. 49, 3, p. 371 - 390 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

E. Yetton Prize for the best paper in the Australian Journal of Management for 2017

Michaela Rankin (Recipient), 21 Jun 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2008 2017

  • 4 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board
  • 1 Editorial responsibility

Quantitative Techniques of Economics and Management (External organisation)

Michaela Rankin (Member)
1 Jul 2017 → …

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal (Journal)

Michaela Rankin (Editorial board member)
1 Jan 2016 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (External organisation)

Michaela Rankin (Member)
1 Jan 2013 → …

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

CPA Australia Centre of Excellence for Environment, Society and Governance (External organisation)

Michaela Rankin (Member)
1 Jan 201331 Dec 2017

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

CPA Australia (External organisation)

Michaela Rankin (Member)
11 Aug 2008

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board