Dr Akanksha JALAN

Assistant Professor

Pôle : Finance and Accounting

Nationalités :


  • Management Accounting and Decision Making
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance
  • External Auditing


  • PhD, Finance and Control, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (2014)
  • Chartered Accountancy, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (2009)
  • M.Com, Kanpur University (2009)
  • B.Com, Kanpur University (2007)

Work Experience


  • Programme Director, MSc in International Accounting, Management Control and Auditing, Rennes School of Business (January 2019 – Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Finance and Accounting Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (September 2017 – Present)

Other Academic role

  • Research Associate and Manager, Centre for Capital Markets and Risk Management (CCMRM), Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (June 2015 – August 2017)
  • Adjunct faculty for Management Accounting at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (January- February 2017)
  • Adjunct faculty for Principles of Accounting (MBA) and Management Accounting and Decision Making (Executive MBA) at Woxsen School of Business (October – December 2015)
  • Taught preparatory courses in Financial Reporting and Analysis for Executive MBA (February – March 2016, 2017) and Introduction to Financial Accounting for MBA (May – June 2015)
  • Taught Introduction to Accounting Standards to Chartered Accountancy students (February – March 2010)

Research interests

  • Financial reporting and quality
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate misbehaviour, particularly corporate tax aggressiveness

Honours and awards

  • Paper titled ‘Women on Audit Committees and the relationship between Related Party Transactions and Earnings Management: Evidence from India’ selected for funding under the NSE-IGIDR Corporate Governance initiative in 2016.
  • Paper titled ‘Debt, Bankruptcy Risk, and Corporate Tax Sheltering’ accepted under the Commissioned Research Initiative of the National Stock Exchange in 2014.
  • Secured All India 21st Rank in Chartered Accountancy Final examinations held in June 2009.
  • Awarded two gold medals for securing highest marks in M.Com examinations held by Kanpur University in March 2009.

Intellectual contributions

Refereed articles – Discipline-Based Scholarship

  • Matkovskyy, Roman and Jalan, Akanksha (2019). From Financial Markets to Bitcoin Markets: A Fresh Look at the Contagion Effect. Finance Research Letters (in press)
  • Jalan A. and Vaidyanathan R., 2017 “Tax Havens: Conduits for Corporate Tax Malfeasance”, Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, 25 (1)

Refereed Proceedings Discipline-Based Scholarship

  • Tax Havens: Conduits for Corporate Tax Malfeasance, with Prof. R. Vaidyanathan, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
    – Presented at the Academy of International Business (AIB) at Bangalore in June, 2015
    – Presented at the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (New York), July 2013 (by co-author)