Marita Blomkvist

Senior Lecturer

Department of Business
Visiting address
Vasagatan 1
41124 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 610
40530 Göteborg

About Marita Blomkvist

Marita Blomkvist is a Senior lecturer in Financial Accounting who joined Gothenburg University in 2015.


She graduated from the University of Gothenburg 2009 and her research interests are in financial accounting and audit in private entities from a producer and user perspective. In particular, aspects related to the effects of financial accounting quality on debt capital and managers use of accounting and audit information in strategic decision making. Today her research focuses on accounting regulation and harmonization of NFI reporting. Her teaching specialism lies in financial accounting. She has several years of experience working as an authorized public accountant and as a chairman of the board in a patent and law firm. Since 2017 she is member of the Swedish Accounting Standards Board.

Prior to her appointment at Gothenburg, she was a Senior lecturer at Halmstad University.

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Research areas

  • Financial accounting, Audit, Managerial accounting, Entrepreneurship, Innovation

Teaching areas

  • Financial accounting

Selected publications

Causes and Consequences of Improvements in the Information Environment for Swedish Small and Mid-Sized Firms
Paananen, Mari, Renders, A, Blomkvist, Marita
Accounting in Europe, 13:1, s. 21-42, 2016

Academic entrepreneurship - The structure of incubator management and best practice reported on Swedish business incubators web sites.
Ulvenblad, Pia, Blomkvist, Marita, Winborg, Joakim
International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 12(4), 445-458., 2011

Harmonising Non-Financial Reporting Regulation in Europe: Practical Forces and Projections for Future Research
La Torre, Matteo, Sabelfeld, Svetlana, Blomkvist, Marita, Tarquinio, Lara, Dumay, John
Meditari Accountancy Research Journal, 26:4, s. 598-621, 2018

Accounting knowledge in innovative firms - Direct contacts with external auditors for strategic actions
Blomkvist, Marita, Johansson, Jeaneth, Malmström, Malin
International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting, Olney : InderScience Publishers, 8:3-4, s. 209-229, 2016

Corporate governance and accounting in small growing firms: A comparison of financial reporting and cost of debt across Gazelles and Non-Gazelles
Blomkvist, Marita, Paananen, Mari
In: Handbook of Research on Corporate Governance and Entrepreneurship, ed. Gabrielsson, J. Edward Elgar. Cheltenham, UK., 2017