Dr Camelia Vasilescu

Lecturer in Accounting and FinanceDr Camelia Vasilescu

Contact details

  • Tel: +44 (0)116 223 1968
  • Email: cv56@le.ac.uk
  • Office: Room 305, Level 3, Ken Edwards Building
  • Office hours: Tuesday 3.00 pm - 4.00 pm and Thursday 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm

Personal details

I joined the (then) School of Management in January 2015, having previously taught at Leeds University Business School, United Kingdom  as a Doctoral Research Fellow, and at the Faculty of Accounting and Managerial Informatics, the Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest ASE, Romania.

I hold a BSc in Management awarded by the Faculty of Management, ASE Bucharest, an MBA in Finance awarded by the Bucharest School of Management, ASE Bucharest, and a PhD in Accounting awarded by ASE Bucharest.

A HEA fellow, I received my second PhD in Accounting and Finance from the Leeds University Business School in 2015.

Teaching

  • Corporate Finance, BSc in Accounting and Finance
  • Financial Accounting, BSc in Accounting and Finance
  • Introduction to Accountancy, BSc in Management
  • Financial Statements: Theory, Practice and Critique, DL MSc in Finance
  • MBA Dissertation supervision
  • MSc in Finance and MSc Accounting and Finance dissertation supervision

Research

My research is currently concentrated in:

  • Corporate diversification
  • Firm performance and value
  • Corporate governance
  • Earnings quality
  • Market-based accounting research
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

Research grants

Analysis of the Romanian Listed Companies Performance in the Context of European Integration, (member of the research team), research grant of type A for 3 years (2004-2007), team No.14, CNCSIS code 789, approved and financed by CNCSIS – Romanian Ministry of Education and Research.

Comparative Analysis of the Financing Policy of Romanian Listed Companies and EU Companies, (member of the research team), research grant of type At for 2 years (2004-2006), team No.1, CNCSIS code 110, approved and financed by CNCSIS – Romanian Ministry of Education and Research.

Modern Managerial Methods for Assessing Company’s Performance. Case Study - Implementation and Application of Balanced-Scorecard in Romania, (member of the research team), research grant of type AT for 1 year (2001-2002), Theme No.6, contract No.33480/2002, approved and financed by National University Research Council (CNCSIS) – Romanian Ministry of Education and Research.

Supervision

I'm interested in supervising student projects on corporate financial reporting and impact of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and M&A.

Publications

Articles in refereed journals

Vasilescu, C. and Millo, Y. Do industrial and geographic diversifications have different effects on earnings management? Evidence from UK mergers and acquisitions. International Review of Financial Analysis (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.irfa.2016.04.009.

Conference papers

Vasilescu, C., Keasey, K. and Clacher, I. (2014). Accruals earnings management and firm diversification: Evidence from UK mergers and acquisitions. BAFA Annual Conference, London, UK. April 2014, and the European Accounting Association (EAA) Doctoral Colloquium, Tallinn, Estonia. May 2014.

Vasilescu, C., Keasey, K. and Clacher, I. (2013). Do UK targets engage in accruals earnings management? BAFA Annual Doctoral Conference, Newcastle, UK. April 2013, and the 9th Workshop on European Financial Reporting, Valencia, Spain, September 2013.

Working papers

Vasilescu, C., Keasey, K. and Clacher, I. (2014). Accruals and real-activity earnings management and targets’ stock overvaluation in UK M&A.

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School of Business
University of Leicester
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LE1 7RH

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