Personal profile


Most of my research is concerned with the development of financial reporting by listed companies from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Specific themes and current projects include:

  • Accounting standard setting, in particular by the IASC and the IASB, and the relationship between IFRS and local regulatory frameworks
  • Financial reporting and company law
  • Voluntary disclosure
  • Theodore Limperg (1879-1961), leading Dutch auditor and theoretician of business economics
  • The auditing profession in the Netherlands and Europe


Accounting I (B Economie en Bedrijfseconomie; Bedrijfskunde)

Financial Accounting (B Economie en Bedrijfseconomie)

Advanced Financial Reporting (Master Accounting & Control) 

Thesis supervision

Programme Director MSc Accounting & Control

Ancillary activities

  • Protestantse Gemeente Amstelveen-Buitenveldert | Amstelveen | Bestuurder | 2015-01-11

Ancillary activities are updated daily

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Research Output 1996 2018

The Challenge of Setting Standards for a Worldwide Constituency: Research Implications from the IASB’s Early History

Camfferman, K. & Zeff, S. A. 15 Mar 2018 In : European Accounting Review. 27, 2, p. 289-312 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

“Forging accounting principles” in France, Germany, Japan, and China: A comparative review

Camfferman, K. & Detzen, D. 22 Mar 2018 In : Accounting History. 2018, p. 1-40 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Company law and IFRS, the relation between capital maintenance and financial reporting; ties that bind?

van Geffen, C. J. A. 2017 Wolters Kluwer. 348 p.

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research external, graduation VU

Other Comprehensive Income: betekenis en presentatie in jaarrekeningen van Nederlandse beursfondsen

Camfferman, K., Backhuijs, J. & Oudshoorn, L. Dec 2017 In : Maandblad voor accountancy en bedrijfseconomie. 91, 12, p. 344-362

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle