ΝΙΚΟΣ ΒΑΦΕΑΣ
ΒΑΦΕΑΣ ΝΙΚΟΣ
VAFEAS NIKOS
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PROFESSOR
Department of Accounting and Finance
FEB 01 - Faculty of Economics and Management
University Campus
B114
+357-22893601
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Προσωπικό Προφίλ

Ο Νίκος Βαφέας είναι μέλος του ακαδημαϊκού προσωπικού του Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου από το 1994 όπου κατέχει θέση Καθηγητή στο τμήμα Λογιστικής και Χρηματοοικονομικής. Κατέχει πτυχίο Λογιστικής με διάκριση από το Πανεπιστήμιο της Ιντιάνα (1989), μεταπτυχιακό στη Διοίκηση Επιχειρήσεων από το Πανεπιστήμιο του Όρεγκον (1990) και διδακτορικό στη Διοίκηση Επιχειρήσεων με ειδίκευση στη Λογιστική από το Πανεπιστήμιο του Κάνσας (1994). Έχει δημοσιεύσει πέραν των 40 άρθρων σε έγκριτα διεθνή επιστημονικά περιοδικά μεταξύ των οποίων κορυφαία περιοδικά όπως Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, Strategic Μanagement Journal, και Academy of Management Journal. Η έρευνα του έχει λάβει πολυάριθμες βιβλιογραφικές αναφορές (Google Scholar). Συμμετέχει στις εκδοτικές επιτροπές πέντε επιστημονικών περιοδικών.

Εταιρική διακυβέρνηση, διοικητικά συμβούλια, εταιρική κοινωνική ευθύνη, μισθοδοσία διευθυντικών στελεχών

Πρόσφατες δημοσιεύσεις

Board executive committees, board decisions, and firm value, Journal of Corporate Finance 58, 43-63, 2019, (w/ A. Vlittis).

Independent directors and defined benefit pension plan freezes, Journal of Corporate Finance 50 (3), 505-518, 2018, (w/ A. Vlittis).

Επιλεγμένες παλαιότερες δημοσιεύσεις

Is accounting education valued by the stock market? Evidence from corporate controller appointments, Contemporary Accounting Research, 29 (4), 1143-1174, 2009.

Stakeholder pressures and environmental performance, Academy of Management Journal 49 (1), 145-159, 2006, (w/ G. Kassinis)

The association between boards and audit committees with management earnings forecasts: An empirical analysis, Journal of Accounting Research 43 (3), 453-486, 2005, (w/ I. Karamanou)

Audit committees, boards, and the quality of reported earnings, Contemporary Accounting Research 22 (4), 1093-1122, 2005.

Corporate boards and outside stakeholders as determinants of environmental litigation, Strategic Management Journal 23 (5), 399-415, 2002, (w/ G. Kassinis)

Board Meeting Frequency and Firm Performance, Journal of Financial Economics 53 (1), 113-142, 1999.

 

Profile Information

Vafeas holds a B.Sc. in Accounting with distinction from Indiana University (1989), an MBA from the University of Oregon (1990), and a Ph.D in Accounting from the University of Kansas (1994). He has been a member of the faculty at the School of Economics and Management of the University of Cyprus since 1994. His research encompasses topics from accounting, finance, and management.  He has published more than 40 academic articles, including some in leading journals like the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research, Academy of Management Journal, and Strategic Management Journal.  His work has received around 7,000 citations in Google Scholar.  He currently serves as one of the co-Editors of the International Journal of Accounting and is a member of four other editorial boards.  Vafeas has recently served as the Chairman of  the National Council for the Recognition of Higher Academic Qualifications in the Republic of Cyprus (KYSATS), and is currently a co-Director of the University of Cyprus MBA program.

Corporate governance (particularly corporate boards, executive compensation, and executive turnover); corporate environmental performance.

Recent publications

Board executive committees, board decisions, and firm value, Journal of Corporate Finance 58, 43-63, 2019, (w/ A. Vlittis).

Independent directors and defined benefit pension plan freezes, Journal of Corporate Finance 50 (3), 505-518, 2018, (w/ A. Vlittis).

Selected earlier publications

Is accounting education valued by the stock market? Evidence from corporate controller appointments, Contemporary Accounting Research, 29 (4), 1143-1174, 2009.

Stakeholder pressures and environmental performance, Academy of Management Journal 49 (1), 145-159, 2006. (w/ G. Kassinis).

The association between boards and audit committees with management earnings forecasts: An empirical analysis, Journal of Accounting Research 43 (3), 453-486, 2005, (w/ I. Karamanou).

Audit committees, boards, and the quality of reported earnings, Contemporary Accounting Research 22 (4), 1093-1122, 2005.

Corporate boards and outside stakeholders as determinants of environmental litigation, Strategic Management Journal 23 (5), 399-415, 2002, (w/ G. Kassinis).

Board Meeting Frequency and Firm Performance, Journal of Financial Economics 53 (1), 113-142, 1999.

Ph.D. dissertation topic: Self-tender offers, open market share repurchases, and the agency costs of free cash flow, 1994.