Dr Thomas Schleicher

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Position: Lecturer
Academic unit: Accounting and Finance
 

Biography

Thomas graduated from the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany, specialising in Auditing and Corporate Finance. Subsequently, Thomas obtained an MPhil and a PhD from the Manchester Business School. His main research interest lies in corporate communication, especially trading updates and management forecasts. Thomas is on the editorial board of ABR and regularly reviews, on an ad-hoc basis, for other international journals like EAR and JBFA. Thomas holds/held a number of large/small ESRC grants.

Thomas welcomes PhD applications in areas like corporate disclosure and market-based accounting research.

Research Interests

Trading updates and management forecasts; reporting frequency; journal impact factors

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Doctoral Supervision

Khaled Hussainey, completed, 2004, initial placement at the University of Stirling

Ahmed Tahoun, completed, 2011, initial placement at the London School of Economics

Sheehan Rahman, ongoing, since 2011

Robert McInnis, ongoing, since 2012

Editorial Board Membership

Accounting and Business Research

Ad-Hoc Reviewer

British Accounting Review, European Accounting Review, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting

Grants

"Financial Performance and Forward-Looking Trading Statements", ESRC, RES-000-22-1089, 02/05-07/05, £20,942.97, completed, rated good

"Journal Impact Factors and Self-Citations", University of Manchester: Investing in Success, 05/12-04/13, £8,200, ongoing

"Understanding the Influences of Financial Reporting, Corporate Disclosures, and Financial Media on the Corporate Financial Information Environment", Co-Investigator, ESRC, ES/J012394/1, 12/12-11/14, £281,674.79, ongoing

Prizes

Best Manuscript Prize, British Accounting Review, 2007

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2016

  • Humphrey, C., Kiseleva, O., & Schleicher, T. (2016). Journal Self-Citation and Impact Factors: A Time-Series Analysis Approach.. Publication link: 16404f77-2349-4833-b696-280e38e2e0ce

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  • Schleicher, T. (1998). Developments in corporate financial disclosure over the period 1975-96: evidence from UK annual reports. (ACCA Occasional Research Paper). London: The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.. Publication link: 7e5f3261-1634-4911-96b7-242d127ed325