Dr. Antonios Chantziaras (ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1309-6967) an Academic Scholar in Auditing and Corporate Finance at the School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Economics at the University Center of International Programmes of Studies of International Hellenic University (Thermi Campus). He has also worked as casual Research Fellow at the El Shaarani Centre for Ethical Finance, Accountability and Governance of Durham University Business School. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Accounting from the International Hellenic University (Greece) since 2017. Additionally, he completed his master studies (M.Sc.) in Banking and Finance at the International Hellenic University in 2012. During his Ph.D. studies, he developed his programming skills and enriched his knowledge over data management and analysis techniques. Prior to joining International Hellenic University, he worked as a research assistant at Durham University Business School, Aston Business School and Stockholm Business School.
His research interests lie in the areas of labor unionization, audit pricing, audit quality, accounting quality, corporate social responsibility (CSR), initial public offerings (IPOs), social norms (i.e., societal trust and religiosity), and sustainable development. He has published in ABS ranked academic journals, including the Journal of Corporate Finance, the Journal of Business Research, the Journal of International Accounting, Auditing & Taxation, The British Accounting Review, and the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. He serves as an editorial advisory board member to the Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal. Additionally, he act as an ad-hoc reviewer for international academic journals, including The British Accounting Review (2022 Outstanding Reviewer Award winner), Journal of Business Research, the Journal of International Accounting, Auditing & Taxation, the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, the Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal (2020 Outstanding Reviewer Award winner), and the Emerging Markets Review.
List of Publications
- Koulikidou K., Chantziaras, Dedoulis E., & Leventis S. (2023). Regulatory enforcement, foreignness and language negativity: Evidence from SEC comment letters. Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, 51, 100547. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.intaccaudtax.2023.100547.
- Sikalidis A., Bozos K., Chantziaras, & Grose C. (2022). Influences of family ownership on dividend policy under mandatory dividend rules. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 59, 939–967. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11156-022-01064-w.
- Chantziaras, Koulikidou K., & Leventis S. (2021). The power of words in capital markets: SEC comment letters on foreign issuers and the impact of home country enforcement. Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, 42, 100359. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.intaccaudtax.2020.100359.
- Abdelsalam O., Chantziaras, Batten J. A., & Aysan A. F. (2021). Major shareholders’ trust and market risk: Substituting weak institutions with trust. Journal of Corporate Finance, 66, 101784. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2020.101784.
- Abdelsalam O., Chantziaras, Ibrahim M., & Omoteso K. (2021). The impact of religiosity on earnings quality: International evidence from the banking sector. The British Accounting Review, 53(6), 100957. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2020.100957.
- Chantziaras, Dedoulis E., Grougiou V., & Leventis S. (2021). The impact of labor unionization on CSR reporting. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, 12(2), 437-466. http://doi.org/10.1108/SAMPJ-06-2020-0212.
- Chantziaras, Dedoulis E., Grougiou V., & Leventis S. (2020). The impact of religiosity and corruption on CSR reporting: The case of U.S. banks. Journal of Business Research, 109, 362-374. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.12.025.
- Chantziaras, Dedoulis E., & Leventis S. (2020). The impact of labor unionization on monitoring costs. European Management Journal, 38(2), 288-307. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.emj.2019.09.004.