Dr Wendy Beekes

Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance


Wendy Beekes is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University. She came to Lancaster in 2000 having completed a BSc Econ (Hons) in Business Studies, MSc Econ in Accounting and Finance, and PhD in Accounting at the University of Wales Aberystwyth, where she was also a part-time tutor and lecturer. Her research interests lie in the field of corporate governance and the link to disclosures and accounting quality. She is currently working on an international study on the link between corporate governance, disclosures and the cost of capital which is sponsored by the Leverhulme Trust. Her work has been published in international journals such as Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, and Corporate Governance: An International Review.

Selected Publications Show all 27 publications

Corporate governance, companies’ disclosure practices, and market transparency: a cross country study
Beekes, W.A., Brown, P.R., Zhan, W., Zhang, Q. 03/2016 In: Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 43, 3-4, p. 263-297. 35 p.
Journal article

Corporate governance and the informativeness of disclosures in Australia: a re-examination
Beekes, W., Brown, P., Zhang, Q. 12/2015 In: Accounting and Finance. 55, 4, p. 931-963. 33 p.
Journal article

Corporate governance, accounting and finance: a review
Brown, P., Beekes, W.A., Verhoeven, P. 2011 In: Accounting and Finance. 51, 1, p. 96-172. 77 p.
Journal article

Do better-governed Australian firms make more informative disclosures?
Beekes, W.A., Brown, P. 2006 In: Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 33, 3-4, p. 422-450. 29 p.
Journal article