Dr Thomas Schleicher

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Biography

Thomas graduated from the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany, specialising in Auditing and Corporate Finance. Subsequently, Thomas obtained an MPhil and a PhD from the Manchester Business School. His main research interest lies in corporate communication, especially trading updates and management forecasts. Thomas is on the editorial board of ABR and regularly reviews, on an ad-hoc basis, for other international journals like EAR and JBFA. Thomas holds/held a number of large/small ESRC grants. Thomas welcomes PhD applications in areas like corporate disclosure and market-based accounting research.

Working Papers

Athanasakou, V., Eugster, F., Schleicher, T. & Walker, M. 2019. Annual Report Narratives and the Cost of Equity Capital: U.K. Evidence of a U-Shaped Relation, Working Paper, 59 pages, under second review, European Accounting Review.

Rahman, S., Schleicher, T. & Walker, M. 2019. Comparing Manual Against Automated Measures of the Tone of Interim Management Statements: A Market Based Approach, Working Paper, 44 pages, under second review, British Accounting Review.

Kiseleva, O. & Schleicher, T. 2016. Muted market response to company news: Lack of credibility or lack of surprise? Working Paper, University of Manchester, 45 pages.

Impact

US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) cites research on Interim Management Statements in Schleicher & Walker (2015) in formal public consultation document on the future of quarterly reporting in the US. [Release No. 33-10588; 34-84842; File No. S7-26-18] [Dated: 18-12-18]

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