Professor Mark Wilson

BEc, GradDipAcc, MComm, PhD(ANU), FCPA
Professor of Accounting
ANU College of Business and Economics

Areas of expertise

  • Financial Accounting 150103
  • Economic History 140203
  • Sustainability Accounting And Reporting 150106
  • Corporate Governance And Stakeholder Engagement 150303
  • Accounting Theory And Standards 150101
  • Financial Economics 140207

Research interests

Accounting and Capital Markets; Accounting and Financial Analysts; Earnings Management; Business History; Economics of Contracting; Financial History of the Brewing Industry; Economics of Franchising.


Mark Wilson is the Deputy Director (Research) in the Research School of Accounting at the ANU. His research interests include accounting, economic and business history, earnings quality, the response of markets and securities analysts to financial reporting information and transaction cost economics.

Mark is an Editor (Financial Accounting) of Accounting and Finance, and Associate Editor (Audit) of the Australian Journal of Management. He has published in leading journals, including Contemporary Accounting ResearchAuditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, the Journal of Business Finance and AccountingAccounting and Business ResearchAccounting and Finance, the Journal of Business Ethics,  the Journal of Management Information Systems and Abacus. Mark's PhD thesis was awarded the SJ Butlin Prize for the best dissertation completed in Australia or New Zealand between 2006-08 in the area of Economic history. Mark is an active researcher and supervisor at the Doctoral and Hons. levels, and was a member of the AFAANZ 2013 and 2014 Technical Committee (Financial Accounting).



Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

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Updated:  18 July 2024 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers