Reza Hesarzadeh

Reza Hesarzadeh

Associate Professor

Accounting Department

Ferdowsi University Of Mashhad

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Short CV

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Research Interests

Financial Reporting Quality, International Financial Reporting Standards, Disclosure Regulation, Philosophy of Science and Research Methods


Selected Publications



Bazrafshan, A., & Hesarzadeh, R. (2021). Board busyness and firm productivity. Personnel Review, ahead-of-print. doi:10.1108/pr-07-2019-0375


Bazrafshan, A., & Hesarzadeh, R. (2021). Multiple directorships and managerial ability. European Journal of International Management, 15(1), 146 - 168. doi:10.1504/ejim.2019.10016753


Bazrafshan, A., Makarem, N., Hesarzadeh, R. and SalmanAbbood, W. (2021). Managerial ability, earnings quality and ISIS: evidence from Iraq, International Journal of Emerging Markets, ahead-of-print. doi:10.1108/IJOEM-08-2020-1012


Hayaeian, S., Hesarzadeh, R., & Abbaszadeh, M. R. (2021). The impact of knowledge management strategies on the relationship between intellectual capital and innovation: evidence from SMEs. Journal of Intellectual Capital, ahead-of-print. doi:10.1108/jic-07-2020-0240


Hesarzadeh, R. (2019). Are the individual and collective roles of financial reporting quality measures the same? Evidence in the context of information uncertainty. Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting, 48(2), 160–202. doi:10.1080/02102412.2018.1469858


Hesarzadeh, R. (2020). Regulatory oversight and managerial ability. Eurasian Business Review, 10(4), 559–585. doi:10.1007/s40821-020-00150-0


Hesarzadeh, R. (2022). The impact of corporate social responsibility on regulatory comment letters: Evidence from Iran. Spanish Accounting Review, 25(1), 58–75. doi:10.6018/rcsar.398611


Hesarzadeh, R. Rajabalizadeh, J. (2019). Does securities commission oversight reduce the complexity of financial reporting?. Spanish Accounting Review, 23(1), 1–17. doi:10.6018/rcsar.389791


Hesarzadeh, R., & Bazrafshan, A. (2018). Corporate reporting readability and regulatory review risk. Baltic Journal of Management, 13(4), 488–507. doi:10.1108/bjm-11-2017-0357


Hesarzadeh, R., & Bazrafshan, A. (2019). CEO ability and regulatory review risk. Managerial Auditing Journal, 34(5), 575–605. doi:10.1108/maj-08-2018-1958


Hesarzadeh, R., & Rajabalizadeh, J. (2019). The impact of corporate reporting readability on informational efficiency. Asian Review of Accounting, 27(4), 489–507. doi:10.1108/ara-11-2018-0203


Hesarzadeh, R., Bazrafshan, A., & Rajabalizadeh, J. (2019). Financial reporting readability: Managerial choices versus firm fundamentals. Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting, 49(4), 452–482. doi:10.1080/02102412.2019.1668219


Khodakarami, M., Rezaee, Z., & Hesarzadeh, R. (2021). Islamic Religious Atmosphere and Audit Pricing: Evidence from Iran. Business Ethics, the Environment & Responsibility, ahead-of-print. doi: 10.1111/beer.12364