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Bio

Willem Buijink, emeritus Professor of Business Economics, teaches financial and management accounting and conducts research in financial accounting, tax accounting, auditing and accounting history. He was Vice Dean Education of TiSEM until the end from 2006 to 2009. Prior to that he was Vice Dean Research of TiSEM. He chaired the TiSEM Department of Accountancy from 2001 to 2005. Before coming to Tilburg, in 2001, Professor Buijink was Professor of Business Economics at Maastricht University where he chaired the Department of Accounting and Finance. He is co-founder of the research institute MARC. Professor Buijink started his academic career at the University of Antwerp. Since April 2015 he is Professor of Accounting (part-time) at the Dutch Open University in Heerlen.

Expertise

His current research interests, and expertise, 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.

Teaching

He teaches Bachelor and Master level financial and management accounting courses and supervises BSc and MSc theses in these areas. He has also taught PhD level courses in Tax Accounting, CSR and Financial Accounting and Accounting History.

Collaboration

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

Highlights

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

From October 1, 2013, he was for a year EIASM's Academic Director, in Brussels.

In 2016 he was awarded the Tjalling C. Koopmans Medal by TiSEM, TiU.

Recent publications

  1. Bedrijfseconomie en de werkgroep toekomst accountantsberoep 2014 - Op…

    Buijink, W., & Dassen, R. J. M. (2015). Bedrijfseconomie en de werkgroep toekomst accountantsberoep 2014: Opmerkingen vanuit en voor de wetenschap. Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie, 89(3), 102-111.
  2. Creditors' and shareholders' reporting demands in public versus priva…

    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.
  3. Evidence-based financial reporting regulation

    Buijink, W. F. J. (2006). Evidence-based financial reporting regulation. Abacus, 42(3/4), 296-301.
  4. The value relevance of dirty surplus accounting flows in the Netherla…

    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.
  5. Voluntary adoption of non-local GAAP in the European Union - A study …

    Cuijpers, R., & Buijink, W. F. J. (2005). Voluntary adoption of non-local GAAP in the European Union: A study of determinants and consequences. The European Accounting Review, 14(3), 487-524.

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