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Salford Business School

Dr Rasol Eskandari

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance


Rasol has joined Salford Business School in March 2013. He has 12 years of experience in accounting and finance in both the financial markets and academia. Prior to joining the Salford University he was a post doctorate research fellow at The University of Bangor, in North Wales.  Other than academic qualifications, he is an associate fellow of Higher Education Academy and ACCA part qualified.

His work experience is ranging from accountancy to management in financial sector and his academic experience covers lecturing a wide range of accounting and financial courses such as: financial markets and institutions, financial management, financial reporting, financial accounting and management accounting for both postgraduate and undergraduate levels. He also has been lecturing professional courses such as ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), CMI (Chartered Management Institute) and training courses for bankers and financial managers.


  • International financial management (Postgraduate)
  • Advanced financial management (postgraduate)
  • Accounting principles (Undergraduate)
  • Management Accounting techniques (Undergraduate)

Research Interests

His research interests lie mainly within the fields of financial institutions management, corporate finance, corporate governance, financial markets, corporate failure and financial crisis.

PhD Supervision

I am currently supervising doctoral students on the following subjects:  

asset pricing, investment banking, bankruptcy, bank performance.

I would be interested in supervising future doctoral students in:

Investment, financial crises and computational finance and corporate governance.

Qualifications and Memberships

ACCA part Qualified

Associate fellow of Higher Education Academy


Batiz-Lazo, B and Eskandari, R.  “Trends and directions in the accounting, business and economic history of Spain, 1997-2011” RePec (Research Papers in Economics) available at:

Eskandari, R,Bátiz-Lazo,B., Goddard, J: (work in progress) “Does online publishing increase citation success? Evidence from Spanish business and economic history”.

Eskandari, R. and Fadaenedjad, M.E. (2011) “Bankruptcy prediction model in Tehran Stock Exchange”, Journal of Accounting and Auditing Research, Iranian Accounting Association Vol.3 No.9  ISSN 1735-000X.

Eskandari, R., Lotfaliei, B. and Jahankhani A. (2007) “Effects of Price Limit at Tehran Stock Exchange”, 14th Annual Global Finance Conference, April 1-4 2007, Melbourne, Australia.

Eskandari, R.(2006) “Price Limit Performance: Evidence from Tehran Stock Exchange”, Tehran Stock Exchange Annual Research Journal, No 11.