Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Applied Economics with specialization in Accounting - University of Antwerp
Track: Accounting
  • 2016 : Ph.D. in Applied Economics with specialization in Accounting, University of Antwerp, Belgium
  • 2011 : Master, Economics and Business with specialization in Accounting and Finance, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 2010 : Master, Financial Management, Allameh Tabatabaee University, Iran
  • 2007 : Bachelor, Aerospace Engineering, AmirKabir University of Technology, Iran
Professional Experiences
Academic Experience
  • 2019 - present, Course Coordinator of Financial Accounting and comptabilité générale et financière courses, IÉSEG School of Management, , France
  • 2016 - present, Assistant Prof., IÉSEG School of Management, , France
Scientific prizes and Awards
  • 2011 : Master thesis Being ranked among top three, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • 2010 : Being nominated as the top MSc student (with the highest GPA; 17.8 of 20), Allameh Tabatabaee University
Published Papers in Refereed Journals
  • Madadian O., Van Caneghem T., Aerts W., (2020). Peer-based Comparison and Firms’ Discretionary Cost Decisions, Australian Economic Papers, Forthcoming (To be announced) To be announced.
  • Madadian O., Aerts W., Van Caneghem T., (2018). Social comparison of cost behaviour and financial analysts, Accounting and Business Research, 48 (7) 805-839.
Research fields
  • Capital markets research
  • Financial disclosure
  • Peer-based benchmarking (comparison) for performance assessment and corporate disclosure
  • Earnings management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) disclosure
Bachelor in International Business :
  • Accounting fundamentals
Grande Ecole Program:
  • Special topics in audit and advisory
  • Internal audit and governance
  • Accounting techniques
  • Financial accounting and reporting
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial accounting
  • Business game
MSc in International Business :
  • Principles of accounting and management control