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.
Victor teaches courses in 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 interact to determine how individuals produce and use accounting information. He has published in journals such as The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting Organizations & Society, Management Accounting Research, Behavioral Research in Accounting, European Accounting Review, Accounting and Business Research and Journal of Business Ethics.
Victor is associate editor of the European Accounting Review and serves on the editorial board of several academic journals including Accounting Organizations & Society, Accounting and Business Research, Behavioral Research in Accounting, Journal of Management Accounting Research, and Management Accounting Research. He is also the coordinator of the European Network for Experimental Accounting Research (ENEAR).
Victor lives in Amsterdam with his partner and their daughter. In his free time he enjoys traveling, food and wine, reading (fiction, history, science), running, watching sports (Ajax, professional cycling), and listening to music (opera).
Cardinaels, E., S. Kramer & V.S. Maas (2022). Steering through the fog: How color coding improves decision making in noisy environments.
Chan, E., J. Lill, & V.S. Maas (2022). Promote internally or hire externally? The role of gift exchange and performance measurement precision.
Ghita, R. & V.S. Maas (2022). The effects of reporting structure and reporting frequency on discretionary performance evaluations and employee effort.
Hecht, G., V.S. Maas & M. van Rinsum (2022). The effects of transparency and group incentives transparency on managers’ strategic promotion behavior.
Kshatriya, A. & V.S. Maas (2022) It’s a dirty job but…who will do it? How managers assign tasks that no one wants to do.
Maas, V.S. & B. Shi (2022). The effects of relative ability and target difficulty on managers’ delegation decisions.
All 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)