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Dr Bilal Bilal

Assistant Professor in Accounting

Assistant Professor in Accounting in the Business School


Dr. Bilal is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Durham University Business School. Before joining Durham in August 2023, he held academic positions at Hubei University of Economics and Beijing International Studies University in China. He earned his PhD from the Beijing Institute of Technology, China.

His research interests encompass a wide range of topics including auditing, corporate governance, financial reporting, firm digitization, meta-analytical accounting research, and carbon accounting. He has a particular focus on the impact of carbon disclosures on financial outcomes.

Dr. Bilal's research has been published in a number of globally recognized journals. These include the Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, Journal of Accounting Literature, Journal of Business Research, International Journal of Finance and Economics, Environmental Science and Policy, and the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, among others.

He is keen on supervising PhD students who have innovative ideas in the fields of auditing, carbon accounting, and firm digitization.

Research interests

  • Auditing
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial reporting,
  • Firm digitization,
  • Meta-analytical accounting research
  • Carbon accounting


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