UAE University, United Arab Emirates
Khaled Aljifi, Professor of Accounting, earned his Ph.D. degree from the University of Manchester. He joined the CBE faculty at UAEU in 2001. He is the coordinator of Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) program. His research interests focus on Corporate Governance, Performance Measurement, Financial Reporting, Earnings Management, and Islamic Accounting and Finance issues. Professor Aljifri has published in Business, finance and accounting journals, including the European Accounting Review, International Business Review, Advances in Accounting, Managerial Auditing Journal, Corporate Ownership & Control, Journal of Applied Accounting Research, and Accounting Educator’s Journal. He is currently involved in a major multi-disciplinary research project investigating the effect of corporate governance in states with varying ownership structures (an international comparison of emerging and western-like markets). In 2004, he received “the Best Individual Research Project Award.” He was also the recipient of “the Best Performance Award” in Teaching in 2005, the “CBE merits” in 2007, the “Best Performance Award in Research” in 2009, the “Outstanding Research Award” in 2010, and the “Best Performance Award in Service” in 2013.
Corporate Governance,Financial Reporting and Disclosure,Earnings Manipulation,Performance Measurement,Islamic Accounting and Finance Issues