Annelies Renders

Invited professor - Fall semester 2020


Annelies Renders joined the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics in October 2010. She obtained her PhD from the Katholieke University of Leuven. She coordinates and teaches financial accounting courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. In 2012, she obtained an NWO VENI grant (€250,000) for her research on banks and the interplay between accounting rules and the calculation of banks’ regulatory capital. In 2018, she obtained an NWO VIDI grant (€800,000) and an ASPASIA grant (€100,000) to do research on the macro-economic consequences of accounting standards and accounting information. 

Her research focuses in general on the unintended consequences of accounting rules and choices. As accounting researcher, she finds it extremely important to investigate under which conditions accounting rules and choices result in accounting failures. This issue is at the heart of accounting and many of the recent debates in accounting.

Her papers have been published in The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance, and Corporate Governance: An International Review.


Financial Accounting


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