University of Calgary

Syed Rahat Ali Jafri

  • Doctoral Student
  • Graduate Assistant-Non Teaching
  • TA-02-ACCT-217-F-2018-Candace-Moody
  • Sessional Instructor (starts on Jan 1, 2019)

Area of Specialization

Accounting and Business Technology Management 

Name of Supervisor (s)

Hussein Warsame and Mark Anderson

Research Interests

Financial Accounting, Taxation, and Information Systems

Publications and Working Papers

Jafri, Rahat and Vijairaghvan, Vaarun (2017), Implications of IT on usefulness of financial reporting. Working Paper

Jafri, Rahat and Warsame, Hussein (2017) The implications of exclusion of conservatism from conceptual framework for financial reporting. Working Paper

Jafri, Syed Rahat Ali and Trabelsi, Samir. (2014) Managerial Risk-Taking and CEO Excess Compensation. 2014 Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference. Available at SSRN: or

Previous Academic Degrees

Master of Science in Management - Finance
Brock University – St. Catharines, Ontario
June 2013

Master of Business Administration - Finance
University of Central Punjab – Lahore, Pakistan
April 2009

Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)- Finance
University of Central Punjab – Lahore, Pakistan
April 2007

Affiliations and Memberships

Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA)

American Accounting Association (AAA)

European Accounting Association (EAA)

Doctoral Association for Students of Haskayne (DASH)

Awards & Honors

CPA Fellow of Taxation Research Award (2017)

Certified Management Accountants, Alberta, Graduate Scholarship for Excellence in Management Accounting (2017)


Current Studies

  • Doctoral Student
    Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
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