Chaman Shrestha

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Chaman Shrestha is a Lecturer in Accounting at the University of the West of Scotland. He has recently completed his PhD in Accounting and Finance from the Centre for Financial and Corporate Integrity at Coventry University. His teaching interests lie in the areas of corporate social responsibility, corporate financial performance, and corporate finance. Since 2016 he has been delivering accounting and finance modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Prior to his academic career, Chaman worked for several years in accounting and finance positions in the UK and abroad. He also holds a graduate membership of CIMA (exam qualified). He enjoys teaching, sharing knowledge & experience, and researching accounting and finance matters (within management accounting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate finance).

Area of academic expertise - outline

Management accounting

Financial accounting

Corporate Finance

Corporate Social Responsibility

Financial econometrics

Advanced knowledge of Statistics and Econometrics

Other areas of expertise available for knowledge exchange

Advanced analysis using the following statistical/econometric packages: SPSS, STATA, EViews

Financial Databases: Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters Datastream; Thomson Reuters Eikon 

Desired research direction

CSR, Earning Management, IFRS adoption and accounting quality, Emerging Markets responsible investment.

Current research activities

Working Papers


Conferences & Presentation

  • Heterogeneousness in CSR and CFP relationship among industry sectors: evidence from cross-country emerging markets, BAFA NAG Annual Conference, 9th -10th September 2019, Coventry Business School, Coventry University.
  • An empirical investigation of the impact of CSR index's inclusions and exclusions on firms' long-term operating performance, BAFA 2019 Annual Conference, University of Birmingham, 8th - 9th April 2019.
  • The impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on long-term stock return: evidence from FTSE4Good Global index, Sydney International Business Research Conference, Sydney, Australia, 23rd -25th March 2019.




  • Shrestha, C. (2020). An investigation of the impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on firms’ financial performance: a global study. Phd Thesis, Coventry University.




Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


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