Short Bio

Iam an Associate Professor of Accounting at the Universidad de Vigo, Spain. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela), a Master's Degree in Business Administration (IESIDE Business Institute) and a PhD in Accounting (Universidad de Vigo). I am member of the Management Accounting Committee of the Spanish Association of Accounting and Business Administration (AECA) and I serve as Technical Secretary of the research division of the Ibero-American Management Control Association (AICOGestion). I am Member of the Scientific Committee of the Workshop Memorial Raymond Konopka and of the Congreso Iberoamericano de Contabilidad de Gestion. I co-organized the XXII Workshop on Accounting and Management Control. I have held a Research Fellowship of the Banco de Santander.

My areas of interest include management accounting and control systems, organizational innovation, firm management in the food & beverage industry, and healthcare management. I was authored and co-authored several books and my research has been published in academic indexed international journals. I serve on the board of several international journals.

At Universidad de Vigo I am currently teaching Cost Accounting, Internal Control and Accounting for Tourism Organizations. I do also collaborate teaching in undergraduate, master and doctoral programs at several international universities.

Research groups

  • Universidade de Vigo Investigaciones Economicas y Tecnologicas

    Departamento de Economia Financiera y Contabilidad
    Universidad de Vigo, Facultade de Ciencias Empresariais e Turismo, Ourense

  • Galicia Sur HRI BioCost

    Galicia Sur Health Research Institute
    Research area: health economics

Research Fields

My main research fields include:

AccountingAccounting & Management

Management accounting and control systems, performance measurement systems, incentives, human behaviour, innovation, strategy.

AgribusinessAgribusiness management

Food and Beverage business management, wine-related businesses management, cost accounting in agribusiness firms.

HealthcareHealthcare Management

Public health and health administration, service management and assessment, health economics, biobanking.

Selected Publications

Recent research publications coauthored by Ernesto Lopez-Valeiras.

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Balanced Scorecard in SMEs: Effects on innovation and financial performance

Small Business Economics (forthcoming)
Malagueno, Lopez-Valeiras and Gomez-Conde
Publisher's website

The dual role of management accounting and control systems in exports: drivers and payoffs

Spanish Journal of Finance and Accounting (forthcoming)
Gomez-Conde and Lopez-Valeiras
Publisher's website (free eprint)

The effects of the interactive use of management control systems on process and organizational innovation

Review of Managerial Science 2016
Lopez-Valeiras, Gonzalez-Sanchez and Gomez-Conde
Publisher's website (available free view-only version)

Research papers

Academic papers, in the areas of Accounting & Managemet, Agribusiness Management and Healthcare Management