Associate Professor Amir Amel-Zadeh

Associate Professor of Accounting

Amir's research examines the effects of companies’ financial and non-financial information disclosures on capital markets and the mediating role of accounting standards and information intermediaries.

Amir’s research has been published in leading academic and practitioner journals such as Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, and Financial Analyst Journal. His work has been cited by the business press such as the Financial Times and the Guardian as well as in a variety of policy documents by the EU, Bank of International Settlements, IMF, World Economic Forum and by accounting standard setters.

Amir has been invited to present his research at conferences and business schools across the globe and held visiting positions at Harvard Business School, at New York University Stern School of Business, at Columbia Business School, and at the University of Bologna. Prior to joining Oxford Saïd, Amir was at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.

He teaches on the MBA and Executive MBA as well as on executive programmes for legal and financial services professionals. He has taught or consulted for the financial services industry in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

He currently serves as Associate Editor for the Special Issue on Business and Climate Change at Management Science and is on the Editorial Board of Accounting and Business Research. He received his PhD from the University of Cambridge.

He has co-authored and co-edited the book Accounting for M&A: Uses and Abuses of Accounting in Monitoring and Promoting Merger published by Routledge in 2020

Alongside his role at Saïd Business School, Amir is an associate member of the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance and Research Fellow at Green Templeton College, Oxford.