Department of Accounting
Johan Graaf is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Accounting, which he joined in late 2016. He defended his PhD dissertation “The Pursuit of Relevance” at Stockholm University in October 2016 and has since then been conducting research and teaching at SSE. In 2017 he was awarded a Wallander scholarship for his dissertation.
Johan conducts interdisciplinary accounting research with mainly qualitative methods and a perspective of accounting as
Johan also has a broad teaching experience on topics such as financial reporting, management control, financial analysis, finance and research methods.
The use of accounting for equity investments
Sell-side equity advisors
NDH306 - Retail Accounting and Financial Management
NDH900 - Examensarbete i Retail Management
Graaf, J. (2018) "Equity Market Interactions: Exploring analysts’ role performances at earnings presentations". Accounting, Auditing, and Accountability Journal, 31(4), 1230-1256.
Graaf, J. (2016) “The pursuit of relevance: Exploring the Relationships between Accounting and Users” PhD Dissertation, Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University
Graaf, J. (2013). Colouring the numbers–on the role of intellectual capital in financial reporting. Journal of Intellectual Capital, 14(3), 376-394.
Almqvist, R., Graaf, J., Jannesson, E., Parment, A. & Skoog, M. (2016) “Boken om Ekonomistyrning”, Studentlitteratur, Stockholm.
Almqvist, R., Graaf, J., & Parment, A. (2016) “Boken om Ekonomistyrning: Övningsbok med lösningar”, Studentlitteratur, Stockholm.