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Dr Omiros Georgiou

LSE Fellow

Research Interests

  • Fair Value Accounting (FVA)
  • Institutionalisation of accounting practices
  • Accounting history
  • Use of financial accounting information by capital providers
  • Impacts of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) 


  • ‘In pursuit of legitimacy: a history behind fair value accounting’ (2011) (with Lisa Jack), The British Accounting Review, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 311-323 (awarded the ‘best paper’ prize for 2011). Read article.

Working Papers

  • ‘Competing rationalities: UK investors’ and analysts’ perspectives on fair value accounting’ (with Lisa Jack)
  • ‘Accounting and financial analysis: exploring the use of fair value accounting’ (with Lisa Jack)
  • ‘The rationalisation of unbiased financial reporting: a recent history of prudence’ (with Ian Dewing and Peter Russell)  


Lectures / classes 


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Contact details

Department of Accounting
Room OLD 3.34
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

Tel: +44 (0)20 7107 5369
Fax: +44 (0)20 7242 3912

Email: o.georgiou@lse.ac.uk|

Administrative contact

Justin Adams, Administrator
Room OLD 3.20
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6542
Email: j.adams5@lse.ac.uk|