Accounting and Finance
University of Adelaide
Belen joined the Adelaide Business School after working at the University of Melbourne. She received her PhD in Business Administration and Quantitative Methods, major in Financial Accounting from Carlos III University, Spain. After completing her PhD. she joined University of Navarra, Spain. Belen was a research member at Tilburg University (The Netherlands) of the INTACCT research network, which promotes a scientific research program related to the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Europe. She also was a visiting scholar at Duke University, US. Her research has been published in Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, and Journal of Business Ethics.
Dr. Blanco’ research interests are in the area of empirical financial accounting. They include, but are not limited to financial accounting, accounting quality, corporate disclosure, corporate governance, cost of capital, investment efficiency, corporate social responsibility, international accounting, executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions.