Victor Maas is Professor of Accounting at the University of Amsterdam. He earned his PhD at the University of Amsterdam in 2007, and worked at Erasmus University Rotterdam before returning to Amsterdam as full professor in 2014.
He teaches financial accounting, management accounting, judgment and decision making, and experimental research methods in undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs. In his research, he investigates how economic, cognitive, and social factors jointly determine the behavior of accountants, employees, and managers. His main research interests include discretionary performance evaluation processes and strategic and dysfunctional behavior in organizations.
Victor has published in journals such as The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting Organizations & Society, Behavioral Research in Accounting, European Accounting Review, Management Accounting Research and the Journal of Business Ethics. He currently is the Senior Editor of Behavioral Research in Accounting. He is also on the editorial board of several other journals, including The Accounting Review, Accounting Organizations & Society, Accounting and Business Research, Journal of Management Accounting Research, and Management Accounting Research. From 2014 till 2023 he was associate editor of the European Accounting Review.
Victor holds adjunct positions at NHH (Bergen, Norway) and Universitas Airlangga (Surabaya, Indonesia). He also is the coordinator of the European Network for Experimental Accounting Research (ENEAR) and the Chair of the Ethics Committee for research in Economics and Business (EBEC) at the University of Amsterdam.
Cardinaels, E., S. Kramer & V.S. Maas (2023). Navigating Through the Noise: The Effect of Color-Coded Performance Feedback on Decision-Making
Kshatriya, A. & V.S. Maas (2023) It’s a dirty job but…who will do it? How managers assign tasks that no one wants to do.
Working papers are available on SSRN or upon request.
Victor teaches financial accounting, management accounting, judgment and decision making, and experimental research methods in undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs.
Financial Accounting 1 for Economics (BSc EBE)
Judgment & Decision Making in Accounting (MSc A&C)