Photo of John ForkerJohn Forker
Emeritus Professor (Accounting and Finance)


Key Research Interests: Financial accounting and reporting; Earnings quality; Equity pricing; Institutions, governance and performance measurement and management in NHS Trusts and Credit Unions.

John Forker's research interests focus on the contribution of financial reporting, auditing and governance to performance evaluation and accountability in private and public sector organizations and on the role of accounting information in equity pricing.

Research topics include: Earnings management, institutions, governance and financial reporting quality; financial  management and performance measurement in NHS Trusts and Credit Unions; stock market bubbles, the equity premium and the impact of sentiment.