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09-30-2014

Marquez Illescas Appointed Assistant Professor of Accounting at Clarkson University

Gilberto Márquez Illescas has been appointed assistant professor of accounting at Clarkson University.

Gilberto Marquez IllescasHe received his bachelor of science degree in economics from Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico; and his master of arts in financial analysis, master of science in business administration & quantitative methods, and Ph.D. degrees from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Spain.

Before coming to Clarkson, Márquez Illescas was a teaching assistant and a teaching fellow while he pursued his degrees at UC3M. He taught management accounting, management control, auditing, financial economic, and marketing.

Prior to that, Márquez Illescas served as a credit and collection analyst with Tenaris-Tamsa SA in Veracruz, Mexico, and a Tenaris University analyst with Tenaris-Tamsa in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He also has financial planning and investment experience from positions as an industrial cost & accounting analyst, and a financial analyst.

In 2013, Márquez Illescas participated in European and American Accounting Association Annual Meetings where he presented papers on information-sharing in sequential supply chain bargaining, and mimicry and voluntary disclosure. He also presented papers at the Raymond Konopka Annual Workshop in Management Accounting and Accounting History, held in Spain and at the Manufacturing Accounting Research Conference held in Denmark.

He is currently a member of a research project exploring environmental strategic threats and voluntary disclosure.

Márquez Illescas has written papers about the mechanisms through which the disclosure behavior of a firm may be influenced by that of other organizations, the effect of bargaining power asymmetries on the sharing of accounting information within the supply chain, and how the interaction between the bargaining power and the market power of firms influence the information flows along the supply chain.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

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[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or aharrison@clarkson.edu.]

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