Aasmund Eilifsen is Professor in Auditing at the Department of Accounting, Auditing, and Law and Director of the Master Program in Accounting and Auditing at NHH. He received his PhD from NHH.
His main research interests are audit markets, auditor judgments and decision-making, and audit practice using archival data, experiments, and qualitative research methods.
He has authored or coauthored more than 25 articles in journals, including in Accounting Horizons, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Contemporary Accounting Research, European Accounting Review, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Auditing, Journal of Accounting Literature, and Scandinavian Journal of Management.
Eilifsen is or has been on several editorial boards, including Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, European Accounting Review, International Journal of Auditing, and The International Journal of Accounting.
Eilifsen serves or has been serving on a number of scientific committees, including the EAA Standing Scientific Committee and the EARNet Scientific Committee.
Eilifsen is the lead author of the international bestselling auditing textbook (currently in its 3rd edition): Auditing and Assurance Services International Edition.
Eilifsen is a member of the Norwegian Institute of Public Accountants’ (DnR) Auditing Standards Committee and holds a part time position at the DnR.