Female-Friendly Corporate Culture and Gender Pay Gap in the Boardroom

Krishnan Gopal - Prof. at Bentley University (Massachusetts - U.S.A.); this seminar is reserved to the Department of Management.

  • Date: 20 September 2023 from 14:00 to 15:00

  • Event location: On line (Teams) and live in Aula Seminari 1, via Capo di Lucca 34, Bologna

Gopal Krishnan is a Trustee Professor of Accountancy and the coordinator of the Ph.D. program in Accounting at Bentley University.

Before joining Bentley, he was the Chair of the Accounting Department at the Kogod School of Business, American University, Washington, D.C. He has also taught at Lehigh University and George Mason University.

He is a Chartered AccountantCertified Public Accountant, and a Certified Management Accountant. Professor Krishnan is cited in Who's Who Among America's Teachers for his teaching excellence.

His research addresses issues concerning auditor independence and audit quality, corporate governance and earnings management. He has published eighty articles in accounting and finance journals, including Accounting, Organizations and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of the American Taxation Association, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Management Accounting Research, and Journal of Business Ethics. His work has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, Accounting Today, CNBC.com, Reuters, CFOWorld, and CFO.com. His coauthored article on a synthesis of audit quality literature was awarded the 2016 Best Paper Award by the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association. He is a former Senior Editor of Accounting Horizons and holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Texas. He is a recipient of a Fulbright Scholar Award in 2023.

The seminar will be held in English.

Mayor Information: Lorenzo dal Maso (lorenzo.dalmaso@unibo.it)