Corporate social responsibility
Social and environmental accounting
Philosophical perspectives on accounting
Accounting and the public interest
Institutionalist approaches in the social sciences
Manuel Castelo Branco is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Porto (FEP.UP), Portugal. Before joining FEP.UP in September 2004, he taught at the University of Aveiro, Portugal.
He received his PhD in Management Sciences from the University of Minho, Portugal, in 2007 (thesis title: “Essays on Corporate Social Responsibility and Disclosure”).
He is a member of the OBEGEF – Observatory in Economics and Management of Fraud (http://www.gestaodefraude.eu), and researcher at the Center for Economics and Finance and University of Porto (CEF.UP) (http://cefup.fep.up.pt/index.php).
His research interests are primarily in the areas of corporate social responsibility and the reporting thereof, corporate corruption, financial reporting, non-financial reporting, accounting and the public interest, accounting and public policy, philosophical perspectives on accounting, institutionalist approaches in the social sciences.
His teaching focus is in the areas of accounting and corporate social responsibility.