Faculty & Research

Eva Labro

Eva Labro

Visiting Professor of Management Accounting

Eva Labro’s research and teaching interests in management accounting interface with economics, operations management, financial accounting, tax and purchasing. She is interested in the provision of accounting information for decision making and performance measurement purposes, and has a special interest in costing system design.

Labro is visiting Booth from UNC Kenan-Flagler where she is Professor of Accounting and Michael W. Haley Distinguished Scholar. Before she joined UNC Kenan-Flagler, she was a reader (associate professor) at the London School of Economics.

Eva Labro is an award-winning teacher and researcher. At UNC, she has won the 2019 Weatherspoon Award for Excellence in MBA teaching, the 2018 Bullard Award for Research Impact, the 2017 Weatherspoon Award for Excellence in PhD teaching, and the 2016 MBA Core Faculty Champion in Sustainability Award. She received the Impact on Management Accounting Practice Award three times – in 2011, 2013 and 2014 – from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. She also received the 2011 Notable Contributions to the Management Accounting Literature Award, the 2007 Best Management Accounting paper award at the American Accounting Association conference and the 2006 London School of Economics Teaching Prize.

She has published extensively in top journals, including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Management Science and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. She is the Senior Editor of Journal of Management Accounting Research (JMAR). She is a senior editor at Production and Operations Management (POM) for its POM-Accounting Interface. She serves on the Editorial Boards of The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, European Accounting Review and Management Accounting Research.

Her work has received research funding from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in the United Kingdom and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in the United States.

A dual American-Belgian national, she is fluent in Dutch/Flemish, and conversational in French and German, with notions of Italian and Danish.

She received her PhD from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium. She also studied in Denmark and the U.K. She received a doctoral fellowship from the Intercollegiate Centre for Management Studies in Brussels. She obtained her masters in commercial and business economics engineering (summa cum laude), a degree in business engineering (cum laude) and a teaching qualification from the Catholic University of Leuven.


2020 - 2021 Course Schedule

Number Title Quarter
30001 Cost Analysis and Internal Controls 2021  (Summer)