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ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece

 Contact details
Contact personDr. Yiota Pastra
Assistant Professor - Accounting 
Street6-8 Xenias St. 
Address 11528 - Athens (Greece) 
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 Organisation details
Employees (in Depart.) 
Organisation TypeSecondary or higher education establishment 
 Research Focus

 Fields of activities:
» Other social sciences
» Business and Management
» Education (incl. training, pedagogy, didactics)

 Brief description of your activity focus
Social Accounting, Professional Services Firms, Corporate Social Responsibility, Accounting Theory and Practice, Reporting, Education

 Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
Research interests focus but are not limited to social issues in accounting. They include:
• Interdisciplinary research on the dominant accounting firms (the Big 4), regarding issues of power,
globalization, the historical evolution of the firms, and the scale and scope of their operations both
nationally and internationally.
• Research on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), including the relation between CSR and the
financial performance of companies, the clarification and measurement of Corporate Social Performance
(CSP), the applicability of CSR to non-profit organizations, and the exploration of perceptions relating to
the CSR usefulness.
• Other research interests include:
o research methodology and methods in accounting, with particular emphasis on the use of grounded
o issues related to accounting education
o the history of accounting and of the accounting profession
o the design, implementation and critical evaluation of management accounting systems (e.g.
Activity-Based-Costing, Benchmarking, Balanced Scorecard)
o the implementation and impact of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
 Research Activities

 EU Framework Programme related activities:
» Changing role of knowledge throughout the economy
» Use of indicators and related approaches for the evaluation of research policies and programmes
» Focused thematic foresight
» Research systems and research policies in Europe
» Mutual learning and co-operation

 International and national projects beyond EU Framework Programme

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