Prof.dr. Philip Joos

Prof.dr. Philip Joos

Full Professor
Expert areas: Accounting & Control (Financial Accounting), Business & Society (Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility), Finance (Capital Markets, Corporate Governance, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Venture Capital)

Prof.dr. Philip Joos is professor of accounting as well as Vice Dean at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) and is part of the TIAS Finance LAB. He studied business economics at the University of Ghent, obtained his Master of Science in Finance from the Vlerick School of Management, a Master in Statistics and PhD in Business from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University (US). His research is situated in the area of empirical financial accounting. The dissertation research at Stanford University focused on earnings prediction and accounting-based equity valuation, with a specific application in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. He also investigated the role of earnings and R&D quality measures in a real options valuation model. He conducted several studies on default risk assessment, also in the context of initial public offerings. Recently he is involved in several research projects on the effects of the implementation of IFRS in the EU. Philip published in international academic journals such as the Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, the European Accounting Review, and Financial Management. He is a member of the editorial board of the Review of Business and Economics, the International Journal of Auditing, and the Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting.

At Tilburg University, he was the academic director of the Master of Accounting, and the Research Coordinator of the Research Group Accounting of CentER (until Sep 2010). From 2007-2010 he has been fellow of TIAS School for Business & Society. Before his appointment at Tilburg University, he was a professor at the Simon School of Business Administration of the University of Rochester (US). He has extensive graduate and executive teaching experience. He taught MBA accounting courses at the Simon School of Business of the University of Rochester. He teaches two PhD-level courses in the Research Master program, and taught a financial accounting theory course in the MSc accounting program at TiSEM. Philip is involved in several executive courses at TIAS, and received the TIAS Best Teacher Award on 10 December 2009.

Prof. Joos was elected President-Elect 2016-2017 of the European Accounting Association (EAA) at the EAA's 39th Annual Congress in Maastricht (May 11-13, 2016). He will become EAA President in 2017 for a 2 year period ( Currently, Prof. Joos is responsible  within the EAA for setting up a digital platform (Accounting Research Center) for young scholars in accounting.


  • Goh, L., Joos, P.P.M. & Soonawalla, K. (2016)Determinants and valuation implications of imperfect stock option disclosures.  Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting  vol.27 n.1, 26-64.
  • Joos, P.P.M. & Leung, E (2013). Investor perception of potential IFRS adoption in the US. The Accounting Review, vol.88 n.2, March 2013, pp.577-609.
  • Bhattacharya, N., Demers, E., & Joos, P.P.M. (2010). The Relevance of Accounting in a Stock Market Bubble: Evidence from Internet IPOs. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 37(3-4), 291-321.
  • Joos, P.P.M., & Zhdanov, A. (2008). Earnings and Equity Valuation in the Biotech Industry: Theory and Evidence. Financial Management, 37(3), 431-459.
  • Demers, E., & Joos, P.P.M. (2007). IPO Failure Risk. Journal of Accounting Research,45(2), 333-371.
  • Joos, P.P.M. (2003). The Usefulness of Biotechnology Firms: Drug Development Status in the Evaluation of Research and Development Costs. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, 18(1), 197-205.Van Huffel, G., Joos, P.P.M., & Ooghe, H. (1996).