Dr Philip Palmer

Position/s:Lecturer
Flinders Business School
Phone: +61 8 82012013
Email:
Location: Law Commerce (3.70)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Biography

Phil completed a BCom degree (accounting and finance) at Flinders University in 2004. Phil then completed an Honours degree in 2005 while working as a part-time tutor in accounting at Flinders. Phil came to the University after 14 years in the banking industry with experience in both retail and commercial banking.

Phil's major research interests relate to:

  • Financial accounting
  • International accounting standards
  • Not-for-profit financial reporting

Qualifications

Phd, BCom(Hons)(Flinders), CPA

Teaching

Topic Coordinator:

  • BUSN1002  Financial Accounting Procesess
  • BUSN2036  Financial Accounting Issues
  • BUSN9118  Financial Accounting Issues

Research and supervision

Publications

Refereed journal articles
  • Palmer, P.D. (2013). Exploring attitudes to financial reporting in the Australian not-for-profit sector. Accounting and Finance, 53(1) pp. 217-241. [10.1111/j.1467-629X.2011.00456.x]
  • Palmer, P.D. (2008). Disclosure of the impacts of adopting Australian equivalents of International Financial Reporting Standards. Accounting and Finance, 48(5) pp. 847-870. [doi:10.1111/j.1467-629X.2008.00262.x]
  • Palmer, P.D. (2008). The Effect of Audit Quality on Financial Report Disclosure: Evidence from the Adoprion of AIFRS. Journal of Accounting and Finance, 7 pp. 71-86.
Refereed conference papers
  • Gurd, B. and Palmer, P.D. (2010). Exploring accountability relationships in the NFP sector. In Proceeding of the Sixth Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference. Sydney, NSW: Conference Organisers. 6th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2010. [Link]
  • Gurd, B. and Palmer, P.D. (2010). Exploring attitudes to financial reporting in the NFP sector. In Proceedings of the 2010 AFAANZ Conference. Carlton, VIC: AFAANZ. 2010 AFAANZ Conference. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2010. [Link]
  • Gurd, B., Palmer, P.D. and Wilson, K. (2008). Why financial reporting of Australian not for profits does not need to meet GPFRs requirements. In Proceedings of the 2008 AFAANZ/IAAER Conference. Sydney, NSW: AFAANZ. 2008 AFAANZ/IAAER Conference. Sydney, NSW. Jul 2008, pp. 1-33. [Link]
Journal articles
  • Palmer, P.D. (2008). Audit quality and financial report disclosure. Flinders Business School Research Paper Series, 2008(1) pp. 1-29. [Link]
  • Palmer, P.D. (2006). The impact of adopting AIFRS in Australia: the extent and quality of disclosures, and their relationship to corporate characteristics. The School of Commerce Research Paper Series, 06(5) pp. 1-46.


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