Dr. Joseph Akadeagre Agana

Lecturer


Dept: Accounting and Finance
KNUST SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
AYIM COMPLEX
ROOM TF35

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My research focuses on accounting and audit regulations particularly in respect of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International S...~more


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Joseph is a Lecturer at the Department of Accounting and Finance, School of Business, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana. His PhD focused on the implications of accounting and audit regulations and was awarded by the University of Agder, Norway. Specifically, his doctoral thesis examined the implications of accounting and audit regulations for audit fees, auditors' use of experts, and accounting quality. Prior to his PhD, he obtained a Master of Philosophy degree in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana. Joseph’s research interests include contemporary issues in accounting and audit regulations, taxation, and institutional structures underlying accounting and audit in emerging markets. He is a member of the Accounting and Auditing research group at the School of Business and Law, University of Agder-Norway. He is also a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA) and the European Accounting Association (EAA) and has presented scientific papers at conferences organized by these associations.

Professionally, Joseph is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana. He has participated in various professional seminars including seminars on financial analysis and reporting for donor financed projects at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Manila-Philippines. He has also participated in training workshops on International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) organized jointly by the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England, and Wales. Joseph has consulted in the areas of financial reporting, capital budgeting, and financial analysis to various organizations in Ghana including the NHance Development Partners Ltd, Ghana.


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