Professor John O'Hanlon

Emeritus, Professor of Accounting

Profile

John O'Hanlon is a Professor of Accounting in the Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS). His principal research interests relate to accounting for financial instruments and the use of accounting numbers in business valuation. Areas of the accounting literature to which he has contributed include the time series properties of accounting numbers (e.g., British Accounting Review 1995), the use of accounting numbers to estimate the implied cost of capital (Journal of Business Finance and Accounting 2000), the theory of residual-income-based business valuation (Review of Accounting Studies 2002 and 2004; Contemporary Accounting Research 2006), accounting conservatism (Abacus 2011; European Accounting Review 2012) and accounting for credit-loss impairment (Accounting and Business Research 2013; European Parliament 2015; Accounting in Europe 2016; Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales 2018; Accounting and Business Research 2018). His principal teaching interest is Financial Statement Analysis. At Lancaster University, he has served as head of the Department of Accounting and Finance (2004-2007), Associate Dean for Finance & Resources of LUMS (2011-2018), Deputy Dean of LUMS (2012-2018). He has also served as a member of Lancaster University's Council, its Finance & General Purposes Committee and its Estates Committee.

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IASB Research Forum
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London School of Economics
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INTACCT Workshop, ICAEW
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London Business School
Visiting an external academic institution

Financial Management (Journal)
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British Accounting Association
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Abacus (Journal)
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London School of Economics
Visiting an external academic institution

London School of Economics
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Cranfield University
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Contemporary Accounting Research (Journal)
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Review of Accounting Studies (Journal)
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European Accounting Review (Journal)
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Management Accounting Research (Journal)
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Accounting and Business Research (Journal)
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British Accounting Review (Journal)
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Journal of Business Finance and Accounting (Journal)
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  • Accounting, Finance, Governance and Banking
  • Bank Accounting and Regulation
  • Financial Reporting
  • International Centre for Research in Accounting