• Dr. Josep García Blandón

Dr. Josep García Blandón
Research Group on Corporate Governance
Universidad Ramon Llull
IQS School of Management,

IQS - Via Augusta, 390, 08017, Barcelona, Spain.
+34 932 672 000.
+34 932 056 266.


Doctor in Economics and Business (1997, UB)
Master in Financial Economics (1994, UPF)
Bachelor in Economics and Business (1990, UB)
Professor, 2013-


Financial Management, Financial Markets, International Financial Markets and Financial Analysis and Planning.


Research Lines

  • Corporate Governance and Sustainability


LATEST Publications

In press

Garcia-Blandon, J.,Argilés-Bosch, J., & Ravenda, D.Is there a gender effect on the quality of audit services?. Journal of Business Research.

Chams, N., & Garcia-Blandon, J.On the Importance of Sustainable Human Resource Management for the Adoption of Sustainable Development Goals. Resources, Conservation & Recycling.

Ravenda, D., Valencia-Silva, M., Argilés-Bosch, J. M., & Garcia-Blandon, J. Money laundering through the strategic management of accounting transactions. Critical Perspectives on Accounting.

Argilés-Bosch, J., Garcia-Blandon, J., Ravenda, D., & Martinez-Blasco, M. An empirical analysis of the curvilinear relationship between slack and firm performance. Journal of Management Control.

Garcia-Blandon, J.,Argilés-Bosch, J.,Castillo‐Merino, D., & Martinez-Blasco, M. On the relationship between compliance with recommendations on the audit committee of codes of good practices and financial reporting quality. Journal of Management and Governance.



Argilés-Bosch, J. M., Miarons, M., Garcia-Blandon, J., Benavente, C., & Ravenda, D. (2018). Usefulness of fair valuation of biological assets for cash flow prediction. Revista Española de Financiación y Contabilidad, 47(2).

Garcia‐Blandon, J. & Argiles‐Bosch, J. M. (2018). Audit partner industry specialization and audit quality: Evidence from Spain. International Journal of Auditing, 22(1).

Ravenda, D., Valencia-Silva, M., Argiles, J.M. & Garcia-Blandon, J. (2018). Accrual management as an indication of money laundering through legally registered Mafia firms in Italy. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 31(1).



Nuñez, M. & Garcia-Blandon, J. (2017). Evaluating the link between commercial governance ratings and firm performance in a cross-European setting. Management Decision, 55(10).

Garcia-Blandon, J. & Argiles, J.M. (2017). The interaction effects of firm and partner tenure on audit quality. Accounting and Business Research, 47(7).

Garcia-Blandon, J., Argiles-Bosch, J. M., Castillo-Merino, D., & Martinez-Blasco, M. (2017). An Assessment of the Provisions of Regulation (EU) No 537/2014 on Non-audit Services and Audit Firm Tenure: Evidence from Spain. International Journal of Accounting, 52(3).

Martinez‐Blasco, M., Garcia‐Blandon, J. & Castillo‐Merino, D. (2017). Are Investors Concerned by Annual Corporate Governance Reports? Some Evidence from the Spanish Stock Market. European Management Review, 14, 391–407.

Argilés‐Bosch, Josep M., Garcia Blandon, J. and Ravenda, D. and Valencia‐Silva, M. & Somoza, A. (2017). The Influence of the Trade-Off between Profitability and Future Increases in Sales on Cost Stickiness. Estudios de Economia, 44 (1).

Auguets, X., Martinez-Blasco, M. & Garcia Blandon, J. (2017). The sixth merger wave and wealth effects of M&A announcements: an analysis of large European bidding companies. European Accounting and Management Review, 4(1).


Research Groups

Research Group on Corporate Governance