Tatiana Garanina

Associate Professor

School of Accounting and Finance, Accounting
+358 29 449 8377
Wolffintie 34, 65200 Vaasa
Tervahovi D318


I joined the School of Accounting and Finance (University of Vaasa) as an Associate Professor in August, 2018. Before that I worked for 10 years full-time at Graduate School of Management (GSOM) St.Petersburg State University, the only Russian business school in FT ranking (EQUIS, AMBA).

During that time I had an extensive administrative career at GSOM being the Director of Master in Management Programs (2010-2013) and the Academic Director for Executive MBA Programs (2015-2018). I had also a position of a member of CEMS Executive Board (2010-2013). Since 2015 I am a member of EPAS Peer Review Teams world-wide and in June, 2018 I was elected as a member of EFMD Board of Trustees.

I took part in Executive education programmes at Harvard Business School (the USA, 2011, 2012), Amsterdam Institute of Finance (the Netherlands, 2016) and Ariel University (Israel, 2010).

My full CV can be seen here.


I teach on the EPAS-accredited Master's Degree Programme in Finance. Over a 10-year teaching career I have taught courses on International Financial Reporting, Financial Statement Analysis and Company Valuation at undergraduate, graduate and Executive MBA level.

I am also a licensed facilitator of Decision Base Simulation from Celemi® (Sweden).

I have experience of teaching at Graduate School of Management St.Petersburg University, School of Economics University of Turku and School of Business Lappeenranta University of Technology.


I am a member of the European Accounting Association, American Accounting Association, European Academy of Management, European Finance Association.

My research interests focus on intellectual capital evaluation, evaluation of company efficiency and profitability, value-based management and corporate governance. I have published over 30 articles on these topics in leading Russian and international journals.

My paper «Intellectual capital research: A critical examination of the third stage» with John Dumay (Macquarie University, Australia) got the Emerald Citations of Excellence Award in 2016.

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Chapters in Books

Kianto A., Garanina T., Andreeva T. (2017) Does intellectual capital matter for organizational performance in emerging markets? Evidence from Chinese and Russian contexts, Chapter in handbook of Intellectual Capital Research (Guthrie, J., Ricceri, F., Dumay, J. and Nielsen, C., Eds.). London, Routledge.

Selected Refereed Journal Articles

Garanina T., Dumay J. (2017) Forward-looking Intellectual Capital disclosure in IPOs: Implications for Intellectual Capital and Integrated Reporting. Journal of Intellectual Capital. Vol. 18, Iss 1, pp. 128 ? 148.

Luukkaa P., Pätäria E., Fedorova E., Garanina T. (2017) The anatomy of returns from moving average trading rules in the Russian stock market. Applied Economics Letters. Vol. 24, Iss 5, pp. 311-318.

Berezinets I., Garanina T., Ilina Y. (2016) Intellectual capital of a board of directors and its elements: introduction to the concepts. Journal of Intellectual Capital. Vol. 17, Iss. 4, pp. 632-653.

Luukkaa P., Pätäria E., Fedorova E., Garanina T. (2016) Performance of Moving Average Trading Rules in a Volatile Stock Market: The Russian Evidence. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. 2016. Vol. 52, Iss. 10, pp. 2434-2450.

Andreeva T., Garanina T. (2016) Do all elements of intellectual capital matter for organizational performance? Evidence from Russian context? Journal of Intellectual Capital. Vol. 17, Iss. 2, pp. 397 ? 412.

Garanina T., Nikulin E., Frangulantc O. (2016) Earnings management and R&D costs capitalization: evidence from Russian and German markets. Investment Management and Financial Innovations. Vol. 13, Iss. 1, pp. 77-85.

Garanina T., Kaikova E. (2016) Corporate governance mechanisms and agency costs: cross-country analysis. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society. Vol. 16, Iss. 2, pp. 347-360.

Garanina T., Petrova O. (2015) Liquidity, cash conversion cycle and financial performance: case of Russian companies. Investment Management and Financial Innovations. Vol. 12, Iss.1, pp. 90-100.

Dumay J., Garanina T. (2013) Intellectual capital research: a critical examination of the third stage. Journal of Intellectual Capital. Vol. 14, Iss. 1, pp. 10?25.

Garanina T., Kormiltseva P. (2013) The Effect of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Adoption on the Value Relevance of Financial Reporting: a Case of Russia. Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies. Vol. 13, pp. 27-60.

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