Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Grant Richardson is Professor of Accounting in the Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance at Macquarie University. Professor Richardson has worked and held a number of senior full-time, part-time, and visiting positions at leading academic institutions around the world, including Australia (Monash University, the University of Adelaide, and the University of New South Wales), China (Shandong University and The University of International Business and Economics), Hong Kong (Chinese University of Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong), and the United States (The University of California - Berkeley and The University of Washington - Seattle).

He has published in many prestigious refereed journal publications across the accounting, business, finance and law disciplines, such as The Review of Accounting Studies, Management Science, The Journal of Business Ethics, The Journal of Corporate Finance, The Journal of Banking and Finance, The European Accounting Review, The Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, The Journal of Accounting Literature, The Federal Law Review, and many more.

Professor Richardson's research achievements has been formally recognized by the Adelaide University Business School Executive Dean Research Excellence Awards and Best Paper Awards at the AFAANZ Annual Conference and the Journal of Contemporary and Economics Annual Conference.

He has continually featured in the Stanford University list of most highly cited academic researchers in the accounting discipline in 2019, 2020 and 2021 (ranked at number 62 in the world in 2021). The Stanford University list only includes the top 2% of the most-cited researchers in the accounting discipline across the world.

Professor Richardson's work has been cited in numerous top-tier accounting and finance journals, including The Accounting Review, The Journal of Accounting Research, The Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting, Organizations and Society, The Journal of Financial Economics, The Journal of Financial and Quantitive Analysis, The Journal of Corporate Finance, and The Journal of Banking and Finance. Grant has also work cited in a number of top-tier management journals, such as The Journal of Management, The Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, and The Journal of Business Ethics.

He is an Associate Editor of The Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of several internationally renowned accounting and tax journals, such as The Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Accounting and Business ResearchThe International Journal of Accounting, The Journal of Accounting Literature, Abacus, Advances in Taxation, and the New Zealand Journal of Taxation Law and Policy.

Professor Richardson is an Ad Hoc Reviewer for many leading accounting, business and finance journals, including The Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, British Accounting Review, European Accounting Review, The Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, Journal of Corporate Finance, The Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of International Accounting Research, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Public Economics, The Journal of World Business, and many others.

He has significant research interests, expertise, and knowledge in capital markets research with particular emphasis on financial accounting, corporate finance, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, corporate tax avoidance, information disclosure, environmental finance, and related issues.

Professor Richardson regularly consultants to industry and government in the areas of financial accounting, taxation policy, and academic research in Australia and internationally.

Education/Academic qualification

Accounting and Finance, PhD, Monash University

Award Date: 20 Apr 2001


Dive into the research topics where Grant Richardson is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or