Juan Manuel Garcia Lara

Juan Manuel holds a Ph.D. in Accounting by the University of Valencia. Before joining Carlos III he was a lecturer (assistant professor) in the Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University.

His research interests cover several research streams in financial accounting, including conservatism, earnings management, and the links of financial accounting with corporate governance, the costs of financing and the firm investment policy. He has also an interest in international accounting (comparability of accounting information across countries, EU accounting harmonisation,…). His research has been published in academic journals such as Journal of Accounting and Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Abacus, Accounting and Business Research, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy and European Accounting Review, as well as in Spanish academic journals. He is joint editor of Accounting and Business Research,  and he also serves in the editorial board of the European Accounting Review and of the Journal of Business Finance & Accounting. He was a faculty member at the INTACCT research project.

His teaching experience covers Financial Accounting at various levels, Financial Statements Analysis, PhD level courses in Accounting Research, Accounting Information Systems and Financial Databases.