Dr Sabine Schuhrer

 Position Lecturer
 Org Unit Accounting and Finance
 Email sabine.schuhrer@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 7576
 Location Floor/Room 13 28 ,  Nexus 10 Building ,   North Terrace
  • Qualifications

    Diplom-Kauffrau (University of Mannheim)

    PhD (University of Adelaide)

  • Awards & Achievements

    Faculty of Profession Learning Development Grant (2015; with Kate Harris)

    Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence (2014)

    Outstanding Contribution Award, Comparative International Governmental Accounting Research (CIGAR) 2011 PhD seminar

    University of Adelaide Divisional Scholarship (2009-2012)

  • Research Interests

    Accounting Standard Setting, in particular

    • Political aspects of the accounting standard setting process
    • Public policy perspectives on accounting standard setting
    • Agenda setting
    • Agents of the accounting standard setting process

    Public Sector Accounting and Auditing, in particular,

    • Consolidated financial reporting
    • Harmonisation of GAAP (IFRS, IPSAS, EPSAS) and statistical (GFS, ESA) reporting
    • Valuation of public sector assets
    • Public sector audit
  • Research Funding

    Local Government Research & Development Scheme Category 2 Grant (2015)

    Grant of Excellent, Government of Upper Austria (2015)

  • Publications

    Journal Paper:

    S. Schührer (forthcoming) Identifying Policy Entrepreneurs of Public Sector Accounting Agenda Setting in Australia, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal.


    Heiling, J., S. Schührer and J. L. Chan (2013), New development: Towards a grand convergence? International proposals for aligning government budgets, accounts and finance statistics, Public Money & Management 33 (4): 297- 305. 

    Book Chapter:

    Schührer, S. (2011), Harmonisation of statistical and external financial whole of government reporting: The Australian approach and issues encountered, in: Accounting, Accountability and Governance in the Public Sector, Schriftenreihe Public and Nonprofit Management, D. Greiling, A. Halachmi and R. Schauer (Eds.), Linz, Trauner Verlag: 85-105

    Conference Papers:

    Schührer, S. (2015): GAAP/GFS Harmonisation in Australia - An Agenda Setting Perspective, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Annual Meeting (Hobart, Australia)

    Schührer, S. (2015): Who Are the Agents of Public Sector Accounting Agenda Setting? An Australian Case Study, 15th Biennial Comparative International Governmant Accounting Research (CIGAR) Conference (University of Malta, Malta)

    Schührer, S. (2013): Development of a theoretical model and propositions to investigate how the GFC might affect the public sector accounting agenda setting, 14th Biennial Comparative International Governmant Accounting Research (CIGAR) Conference (University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK)

  • Professional Associations

    CPA Australia

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