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Title: Dr
First Name: Omaima
Surname: Hassan
Position: Lecturer
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 26 3929

Duties and Responsibilities

Omaima is a lecturer in finance and accounting at RGU.  Before joining RGU, Omaima was a lecturer in financial accounting in the School of Social Sciences at Brunel University, London, where she taught Financial Accounting to level one students and company valuation for PG students in Finance and Accounting. Omaima is also a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Omaima is the module coordinator for BSM017 Finance for Managers. She teaches BS4105 Corporate Financial Management for level four undergraduate students and she also participates in BS3112 Accounting & Finance Literature Review.

Research Interests

Omaima’s research interests are in the area of financial reporting, corporate finance, corporate governance and market-based accounting research. In particular, the determinants and economic consequences of corporate disclosure; the impact of corporate governance on the level and quality of corporate disclosure; accounting quality and financial reporting quality; measurement of corporate disclosure; the information content of accounting information; market, corporate credit rating, audit fees and audit quality. 


Hassan, OAG and Skinner,FS (2016). Analyst coverage: Does the listing location really matter?, In International Review of Financial Analysis, Volume 46, 2016, Pages 227-236, ISSN 1057-5219,

Hassan, OAG. , Fox, A.  and Hannah, G.   (2014)   'Self- and peer-assessment: Evidence from the accounting and finance discipline' Accounting Education: An International Journal, 23 (3).  pp. 225 - 243. 

Hassan, OAG. , Giorgioni, G. , Romilly, P.  and Power, DM.   (2012)  'The information gap in corporate annual reports: Evidence from Egypt. African Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance (AJAAF), 1 (4).  pp. 338 - 358. 

Hassan, OAG. , Giorgioni, G. , Romilly, P.  and Power, DM.   (2011)   'Voluntary disclosure and risk in an emerging market'. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 1 (1).  pp. 33 - 52. doi: 

Hassan, O.  and Power, DM.   (2009)   'The usefulness of accounting information; evidence from the Egyptian market'. Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, 1 (3).  pp. 125 - 141. 

Hassan, OAG. , Romilly, P. , Giorgioni, G.  and Power, D.   (2009)   'The value relevance of disclosure: Evidence from the emerging capital market of Egypt'. International Journal of Accounting, 44 (1).  pp. 79 - 102. 

Hassan, OAG. , Giorgioni, G.  and Romilly, P.   (2006)   'The extent of financial disclosure and its determinants in an emerging capital market: the case of Egypt'. International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, 3 (1).  pp. 41 - 67. doi:10.1504/IJAAPE.2006.010102