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Sander De Groote

Sander De Groote

Lecturer, School of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, UNSW Sydney
Sander joined the School of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation as a Lecturer in April 2020. He completed his PhD at KU Leuven in Belgium and also holds a bachelors and master’s degree from KU Leuven.

Sander focusses on corporate governance, with a specific interest in the complex relations between company directors and the role of director behaviour in the firm information environment.

His expertise lies in evaluation and quantifying determinants and consequences of individual behaviour in corporate boards. His interest is in assessing fairness in the firm information environment and in the treatment of different members of the board of directors. Sander studies insider trading using it as a measure of director diligence and ethics.

His work has been published in Journal of Business Ethics, Auditing: a Journal of Theory and Practice, Decision Support Systems, and Accounting Research Journal.

Why you're probably paying more interest on your mortgage than you think

Sep 23, 2023 00:48 am UTC| Life

For most things we buy, the price we are quoted is the price we pay. Thats supposed to be the case even where taxes and fees are involved. Australian law requires anyone selling anything to display a total price that...

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