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W.F.J. Buijink


Full Professor Business Economics (Accounting)

Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Accountancy

CentER 

Expertise

Willem Buijink teaches financial and management accounting and conducts research in financial accounting, tax accounting and auditing. He was Vice Dean Education of TiSEM until the end of 2009. Prior to that he was Vice Dean Research of TiSEM. He chaired the TiSEM Department of Accountancy from 2001 to 2005. Prior to coming to Tilburg, in 2001, Professor Buijink was Professor of Accounting at Maastricht University where he chaired the Department of Accounting and Finance. He is co-founder of the MARC. Professor Buijink started his academic career at the University of Antwerp.

His current research interests include the economics of financial accounting, financial accounting regulation and the historical development of financial accounting. His research has appeared in Contemporary Accounting Research, the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Abacus, the European Accounting Review, the International Journal of Accounting and in other accounting and economics journals. He currently serves as an Associate Editor of the Dutch language business economics academic journal MAB. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, the International Journal of Auditing, BuR Business Research, Financial Reporting and the Revista Española de Financiacion y Contabilidad.

He was co-organizer of three succesful consecutive EU funded financial accounting research programs, focused on the training of young financial accounting researchers in the EU: CREA, HARMONIA and INTACCT.

He chaired the first Standing Scientific Committee of the European Accounting Association from 2005 to 2007.

From October 1, 2013, he is the EIASM Academic Director.

Publications

Most recent publications

  • Peek, E., Cuijpers, R., & Buijink, W.F.J. (2010). Creditors' and shareholders' reporting demands in public versus private firms: Evidence from Europe. Contemporary Accounting Research, 27(1), 49. Further information
  • Buijink, W.F.J. (2006). Evidence-based financial reporting regulation. Abacus, 42(3/4), 296-301. Further information
  • Wang, Y., Buijink, W.F.J., & Eken Ra, R.C.W. (2006). The value relevance of dirty surplus accounting flows in the Netherlands. International Journal of Accounting, 41(4), 387-405. Further information
  • Cuijpers, R., & Buijink, W.F.J. (2005). Voluntary adoption of non-local GAAP in the European Union: A study of determinants and consequences. European Accounting Review, 14(3), 487-524. Further information
  • Wang, Y., Buijink, W.F.J., & Eken Ra, R.C.W. (2003). The Value Relevance of Dirty Surplus Accounting Flows in the Netherlands. (CentER Discussion Paper, 2003-63) pp. 1-29. Tilburg: Accounting. Further information

Klik hier voor de uitgebreide publicatielijst (alleen publicaties uit de Tilburg University Repository)

 

Education

1992: PhD, Universiteit Maastricht

1974-1977: Applied Economics, Universiteit Antwerpen

1969-1974: Industrial Design, Universiteit Antwerpen

Career

2001-present professor of Business Economics (Accounting), TiSEM, Universiteit Tilburg

2013-present: Academic Director, EIASM

2006-2009 vice-dean education, TiSEM, Universiteit Tilburg

2005-2006 vice-dean research, TiSEM, Universiteit Tilburg; Scientific Director CentER

2001-2005 chair, Department of Accountancy, TiSEM, Universiteit Tilburg

7/1999-6/2000 visiting professor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (5 months); visiting professor, UA (7 months).

1997-2000 maître de conférences, Management Accounting, Université de Liège

1992-1998 chair, Department of Accounting and Finance, FdEWB, Universiteit Maastricht (UM)

1992-2001 professor of Business Economics (Accounting), FdEWB, UM

1990-1999 chair, Accounting/Auditing section, Department of Accounting and Finance, FdEWB, UM

1990-1992 acting professor of Accounting, FdEWB, UM

1984-1992 assistant professor of Financial Accounting, FdEWB, UM

1978-1984 (research)assistant, Management, FTEW, UA

1978 researchassistant, Management, FEW, Rijksuniversiteit Gent

Publications

Most recent publications

  • Peek, E., Cuijpers, R., & Buijink, W.F.J. (2010). Creditors' and shareholders' reporting demands in public versus private firms: Evidence from Europe. Contemporary Accounting Research, 27(1), 49. Further information
  • Buijink, W.F.J. (2006). Evidence-based financial reporting regulation. Abacus, 42(3/4), 296-301. Further information
  • Wang, Y., Buijink, W.F.J., & Eken Ra, R.C.W. (2006). The value relevance of dirty surplus accounting flows in the Netherlands. International Journal of Accounting, 41(4), 387-405. Further information
  • Cuijpers, R., & Buijink, W.F.J. (2005). Voluntary adoption of non-local GAAP in the European Union: A study of determinants and consequences. European Accounting Review, 14(3), 487-524. Further information
  • Wang, Y., Buijink, W.F.J., & Eken Ra, R.C.W. (2003). The Value Relevance of Dirty Surplus Accounting Flows in the Netherlands. (CentER Discussion Paper, 2003-63) pp. 1-29. Tilburg: Accounting. Further information

Klik hier voor de uitgebreide publicatielijst (alleen publicaties uit de Tilburg University Repository)

Direct and indirect funding

INTACCT: The European IFRS revolution: compliance, consequences and policy lessons, research training network, EU, 6th Framework Program, 2007-2010.

Accounting harmonisation and standardisation in Europe: enforcement, comparability and capital market effects, research training network (HARMONIA), EU 5th Framework Program, 2000-2004.

Corporate effective tax rates in OECD and EU countries: further research, for Dutch Ministery of Finance, 2000-2001.

Corporate effective tax rates in the European Union, for Dutch Ministery of Finance, 1999.

The role, position and liability of the statutory auditor within the European Union, for DGXV, European Commission, 1995-1996.

The regulation of financial reporting in the member states of the European Community, CREA/EIASM, Brussel, EU 4th Framework program, 1993-1997.

De ontwikkeling in de externe organisatie van de Nederlandse bedrijfstak Accountancy, for Limperg Institute, 1991-1992.

Research supervision

Most recent PhD dissertations supervised :

- Yue Wang, Essays on the relevance and use of dirty surplus accounting flows in Europe, 22/11/2006 (UvT)

- Boudewijn Janssen, Empirical evidence on explicit and explicit corporate tax burdens: three studies studies, 18/12/2003 (UM)

- Peter Sampers, The relation between management control systems and shareholder value creation: three empirical studies, 10/9/2003 (with A.Blommaert) (UM)

 

Teaching


W.F.J. Buijink teaches the following subjects:

Other activities

Member, Board 'Limperg Instituut'

Editorial boards:

- BuR Business Research

- Financial Reporting (Italy)

- International Journal of Auditing

- Journal of Business Finance and Accounting

- MAB (Dutch: Associate Editor)

- Revista Española de Financiacion y Contabilidad

Contact details
Room K 822
PO Box 90153
5000 LE Tilburg 
Phone+31 13 466 2756
Secretary+31 13 466 8288
Email w.f.j.buijink@tilburguniversity.edu

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Full Professor Business Economics (Accounting)
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Accountancy

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