Professeur associé
  • Pôle Comptabilité
  • Domaines de recherche - Corporate governance - Earnings management - Disclosure quality - Market liquidity
  • Domaine(s) d’enseignement - Principles of Accounting - International Accounting - Advanced Accounting - Costing and Budgeting - Financial Analysis - Corporate Finance - Treasury Management


Majdi KARMANI is an Associate Professor of Finance. He is also Deputy Director of the Finance & Accounting Departement since 2014.
Dr Majdi KARMANI received his master’s degree in Management from IAE Business School of Bordeaux, followed by his Ph.D. in Finance from University of Bordeaux. His fields of expertise include Financial Accounting, International Accounting, Corporate Governance and Corporate Finance. He teaches those subjects in the different programs of the school: Master in Management, Bachelor, Specialized Master and MBA Programs. 

Majdi KARMANI joined La Rochelle Business School, Excelia Group, as an Assistant Professor of Finance in September 2012. Prior to joining La Rochelle Business School as a permanent member, Professor KARMANI was an Adjunct Professor at La Rochelle Business School, Researcher & Lecturer in Finance at the University of Bordeaux Montesquieu. In the past, he has worked for the University of la Rochelle.

His main research activities are related to Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance & Market Liquidity. He is the author of several articles published in peer reviewed academic journals.


KARMANI, M., A.HAMROUNI, R.BEN KRAIEM, "Voluntary information disclosure and sell-side analyst coverage intensity ", Review of Accounting and Finance, 2017, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 260-280

KARMANI, M., N.BEN ARFA, D.LABARONNE, "Antecedents of hedge fund activism in French listed target firms", Research in International Business and Finance, December 2017, vol. 2017, no. 42, pp. 1315-1326

KARMANI, M., A.AJINA, B.MSOLLI, "A la recherche de liquidité : la gouvernance au coeur du marché financier", La Revue du Financier, September 2015, vol. 37, no. 215-216, pp. 19-39

KARMANI, M., A.AJINA, R.BOUSSAADA, "An Investigation Of The Relation Between Corporate Governance And Liquidity: Empirical Evidence From France", Journal Of Applied Business Research, March-April 2015, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 632-646

BOUSSAADA, R., M.KARMANI, "Did Board of Directors have an Impact on MENA Bank Performance?", International Journal of Economics and Finance, 2015, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 46-56

KARMANI, M., R.BOUSSAADA, "Ownership concentration and bank performance: Evidence from MENA banks", International Journal of Business and Management, 2015, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 189-202

KARMANI, M., A.AJINA, A.HABIB, "La gouvernance d'entreprise et la divulgation d'informations des entreprises Françaises" in Forum financier - Revue Bancaire et financière., Bank en Financiewezen Revue bancaire et financière, 2013, vol. 2013, no. 1