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Carlsson-Wall, Martin

Associate Professor
Department of Accounting

Martin Carlsson-Wall joined the Department of Accounting after defending his thesis at the Stockholm School of Economics in 2011. 

In 2015, he founded the Center for Sports and Business with Professor Kalle Kraus and in 2016 he took over as the Center Director. The research center has 40 faculty and strategic partnerships with many of the large Swedish sports (i.e. football, hockey, golf, skiing, etc). 

In 2016, Martin Carlsson-Wall became tenured faculty and Associate Professor at the Department of Accounting. 

In 2017, Martin Carlsson-Wall took over as Program Director for the MSc in Accounting, Valuation and Financial Management. 



  • Accounting in Sports organizations.
  • Accounting in inter-organisational relationships and networks in private and public organizations.

  • Management control, innovation, growth companies and risk management.



Carlsson-Wall, M., Iredahl, A., Kraus, K., Wiklund, M. (2021). The role of management controls in managing heterogeneous interests during extreme situations: The Swedish migrant crisis in 2015. Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management, 18, 1-25.  

Carlsson-Wall, M., Goretzki, L., Kraus, K., Lind, J. (2020). Exploring the role of management control anchor practices in new product development. European Accounting Review[Link]

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kaarbøe, K., Kraus, K., Meidell, A. (2020). Risk management as passionate imitation – the interconnections among emotions, performance metrics, and risk in a global technology firm. Abacus. [Link]

Baxter, J., Carlsson-Wall, M., Chua, W.F., Kraus, K. (2019). Accounting for the cost of sports-related violence: A case study of the socio-politics of ‘the’ accounting entity. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 32, 1956-1981.

Carlsson-Wall, M., Hirner, P., Kraus, K., Lewinski, A. (2019). The role of technocratic and socio-ideological control in managing tensions when integrating international subsidiaries. Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management, 16, 434-455.

Baxter, J., Carlsson-Wall, M., Chua, W.F., Kraus, K. (2019). Accounting and passionate interests – the case of a Swedish football club. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 74, 21-40.

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kraus, K., Meidell, A., Tran, P. (2019). Managing risk in the public sector – the interaction between vernacular and formal risk management systems. Financial Accountability & Management, 35, 3-19. 

Carlsson-Wall, M., Håkansson, H., Kraus, K., Lind, J., Strömsten, T. (eds) (2018). Accounting, Innovation and inter-organisational relationships. Routledge 

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kraus, K., & Karlsson, L (2017), "Management control in pulsating organisations - a multiple case study of popular culture events", Management Accounting Research, Vol 35, pp. 20-34. 

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kraus, K., & Messner, M (2016), "Performance measurement systems and the enactment of different institutional logics: Insights from a football organization", Management Accounting Research, Vol 32, pp. 45-61.

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kraus, K., Lund, M., & Sjögren, E (2016), “Accounting talk through metaphorical representations – change agents and organisational change in home-based elderly care”, European Accounting Review, Vol 25, No 2, pp. 215-243.

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kraus, K., & Lind, J (2015), “Strategic management accounting in close inter-organisational relationships”, Accounting and Business Research, Vol 45, pp. 27-54.

Carlsson-Wall, M., & Kraus, K (2015), "Opening the black box of the role of accounting practices in the fuzzy front-end of product innovation", Industrial Marketing Management, Vol. 45, pp. 184-194.

Douglas, E., Carlsson-Wall, M., & Hjelström, T (2014), "Negotiating equity share and management control of the entrepreneurial new venture." Venture Capital, Vol 16, No 4, pp. 287-304. 

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kraus, K., & Lind, J., (2011), "The interdependencies of intra- and inter-organisational controls and work practices - the case of domestic care of the elderly", Management Accounting Research, vol. 22, no. 4, pp.313-329.



Bachelor program

730 Strategi och integrerad ekonomi

639 Examensarbete i Accounting och Financial Management


MSc program

Program Director

3302 Management Control (Course director)

3311 Financial Communications (Course director)

3350 Thesis in Accounting and Financial Management (teacher)

Executive MBA

Teaches management control both in the Executive MBA in Stockholm and in the Executive MBA in Russia (St Petersburg and Moscow)

Executive Education

Teaches both open programs and customized programs. Main subjects are:

• Management control
• Costing
• Performance management
• Transfer pricing
• Investment management
• Financial analysis 

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