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Dr Ali Yaftian

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Position

Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wollongong, 2011
Graduate Certificate of Management, Central Queensland University, 2002
Master of Commerce (Accounting), University of Wollongong, 2000

Contact

ali.yaftian@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 45345

Biography

Dr Ali Yaftian is a Lecturer in the Department of Accounting in Deakin Business School. Ali has over 18 years of experience in academia, and 12 years in public accounting. He was a recipient of the Dean Awards for Teaching Excellence within the Faculty of Business and Informatics at Central Queensland University (CQU) in 2007. 

Prior to Deakin, he taught accounting units for several years at Victoria University in Australia, Central Queensland University and the University of New England. Ali holds a Bachelor of Economics (ATU), a Master of Accounting (UOW), PhD in Accounting (UOW), a Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education (VU) and a Graduate Certificate in Management (CQU).  His research interests are in financial reporting, CSR, accounting history, accounting education, and business ethics where he has published several journal articles.  He has also several years work experience in public practice.

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Research interests

  • Corporate Reporting (CSR, <IR>)
  • Accounting Profession History
  • Accounting Education
  • Business Ethics

Affiliations

  • Fellow, Institute of Public Accountants (FIPA).
  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (CA).
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Economics and Finance (IJEF).

Teaching interests

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting

Units taught

  • MPA701 - Accounting
  • MAA261 - Financial Accounting
  • MAA363 - Corporate Accounting
  • CAF001 - Accounting Systems and Processes

Conferences

  • European Accounting Association (EAA) Congress, Italy, May 2018.

Publications

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2020

Accounting professionalization, the state, and transnational capitalism: the case of Iran

D Mihret, S Mirshekary, A Yaftian

(2020), Vol. 82, pp. 1-16, Accounting, organizations and society, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2019

Corporate social responsibility performance, financial distress and firm life cycle: evidence from Australia

A Al-Hadi, B Chatterjee, A Yaftian, G Taylor, M Monzur Hasan

(2019), Vol. 59, pp. 961-989, Accounting and finance, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

Development of accounting regulatory institutions in Libya (1951-2006)

M Alferjani, S Mirshekary, S Dellaportas, D Mihret, A Yaftian

(2018), Vol. 31, pp. 267-283, Accounting research journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

Learning commercial computerised accounting programmes: perceptions and motivations

A Yaftian, S Mirshekary, D Mihret

(2017), Vol. 30, pp. 312-332, Accounting research journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article
2014

Historical antecedents shaping corporate reporting in Iran

V Wise, S Mirshekary, A Yaftian

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 154-165, Corporate ownership and control, Sumy, Ukraine, C1

journal article
2013

Corporate social reporting preferences in a developing country : evidence from Iran

A Yaftian, V Wise, K Cooper, S Mirshekary

(2013), Vol. 11, pp. 50-58, Problems and perspectives in management, Sumy, Ukraine, C1

journal article
2012

Post-crisis corporate governance in Thailand: Banking sector

C Jongsureyapart, V Wise, A Yaftian

(2012), Vol. 7, pp. 40-49, Banks and Bank Systems, C1

journal article

Social reporting in the annual reports of Iranian listed companies

A Yaftian, V Wise, K Cooper, S Mirshekary

(2012), Vol. 10, pp. 26-33, Corporate Ownership and Control, C1

journal article
2011

Carbon dioxide emission mitigation and disclosures : the size effect

A Adeyemi, V Wise, A Yaftian

(2011), Vol. 3-4, pp. 1-8, IST journal on business and technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, C1-1

journal article
2010

Students' Perceptions of Academic and Business Dishonesty: Australian Evidence

S Mirshekary, A Yaftian, M Mir

(2010), Vol. 8, pp. 67-84, Journal of Academic Ethics, C1

journal article
2009

Financial statements in less developed countries : what do preparers demand?

A Yaftian, S Mirshekary

(2009), Vol. 5, pp. 12-20, Journal of modern accounting and auditing, Libertyville, Ill., C1

journal article

Business ethics and accounting students : Australia, South Asia and East Asia

S Mirskehary, A Yaftian, G Wickremasinghe

(2009), Vol. 1, pp. 146-162, Asian journal of finance & accounting, Las Vegas, Nev., C1-1

journal article
2008

Ethical, economic and efficient sector : is it a gamble? The case of New Zealand Health

S Mirshekary, A Yaftian, B Chatterjee

(2008), pp. 1-32, AAAA 2008 : Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference Asian Academic Accounting Association Proceedings 2008, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, E1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

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