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Christopher Humphrey

Professor, University of Manchester, UK
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Christopher Humphrey is a professor of accounting in the Manchester Accounting and Finance Group (MAFG) at Manchester Business School. His main research interests are in the areas of auditing, international financial regulation, public sector financial management, accounting education, and qualitative research methodologies. He is an associate editor of the European Accounting Review and sits on a number of editorial boards for international academic journals in accounting, business, and management. He is a co-opted academic member of the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is currently writing the official history of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) (jointly with Anne Loft, Lund University, Sweden).

Articles by this Author

  • The Complex World of International Auditing Regulation
    by Christopher Humphrey, Anne Loft
    The development of international audit regulation is closely linked to the development of international accounting regulation. Both have been significantly associated with the globalization of capital markets and growth in importance of international investors. Such investors expect the financial reports of the companies they are investing in to be fair and reliable, with auditors playing a critical role—famously categorized by Paul Volcker in...

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