Indra Abeysekera

Chair of Accounting and Finance

Registered to supervise postgraduate research


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Research interests

Professor Abeysekera has presented and published over 100 peer-reviewed articles across a range of academic disciplines: emotional capital, intellectual capital, integrated reporting, financial and non-financial accounting, knowledge management, and accounting education. Additionally, he has authored nine books: five research books, one textbook, and three other teaching books. He has supervised nine doctoral students from start to completion, and eight of them as principal and/or sole supervisor.

His continuing academic career began on 30 June 2003 as an Associate Lecturer in Accounting, in 2014 became the Professor of Accounting and Finance, and in 2016 became the Dean of the Doctor of Business Administration while working with five previous tertiary institutions in Australia which included Macquarie University, The University of Sydney, and University of Wollongong.

Professor Indra has gained experiences in organisations spanning the private and public sectors, both overseas and in Australia. While in academia he has consistently engaged with the accountancy profession, holding various governance roles and has delivered keynote speeches at international conferences.



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Research Output

  • Earnings Quality and Corporate Social Disclosure: The Moderating Role of State and Foreign Ownership in Vietnamese Listed Firms

    Hoang, T. C., Abeysekera, I. & Ma, S., 26 Jan 2019, In : Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. 55, 2, p. 272-288 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Why Learners Found Transfer Pricing Difficult? Implications for Directors

    Abeysekera, I. & Jebeile, S., 1 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business. 6, 1, p. 9-19 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access