Uliana Gottlieb

Uliana Gottlieb


Uliana Gottlieb is employed as a Postdoc at the Decision-making and Managerial Behaviour Group of the Department of Economics. Uliana is interested in behavioural aspects of sustainability accounting and reporting, their implications for decision-making and outcomes. She has research experience in management accounting in the SME and agricultural context using both qualitative and quantitative research methods. 


2021-22: Course leader for FÖ0460 "Sustainability and Financial Reporting". Teaching on sustainability reporting. Master level course.

2021-22: Course leader for FÖ0426 "Financial and Managerial Accounting II". Teaching a module on sustainability accounting. Bachelor level course. 

2018-2021: TA in FÖ0373 "Farm Management And Medium-Run Planning". Bachelor level course. 


Uliana leads a Formas research project "Aligning GHG emission reduction with economic resilience - the case of Science-Based Targets in the dairy sector".

She is also involved in the Interdisciplinary Academy of SLU, collaborating on the theme of multifunctional landscapes. 


Uliana obtained her PhD in Business Economics at SLU researching about the use of management accounting in small businesses and its linkages to financial outcomes, institutional norms, managerial financial literacy and accountability. She has a M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics within the double-degree Erasmus Mundus master programme "Agriculture Food and Environmental Policy Analysis" from SLU in Sweden and Bonn University in Germany. Prior to her PhD training she has worked with agricultural policy issues in Kyiv and Brussels as well as with research network development for dairy farm and sector analysis.

Publikationer i urval

Gottlieb U., Johed G. & Hansson H. (2022). Accounting and accountability for farm animals: conceptual limits and the possibilities of caring. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 84, 102409.

Gottlieb U., Hansson H. & Johed G. (2021) Institutionalised management accounting and control in farm businesses. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 37(2), 1-14.

Gottlieb, U. (2021). Management accounting in farm businesses. Diss. (summary) Sveriges lantbruksuniv., Acta Universitatis Agriculturae Sueciae, 1652-6880. eISBN 978-91-7760-763-2 [Doctoral thesis]

Gottlieb U. Management accounting use, drivers and links to financial performance in small firms: addressing endogeneity with instrumental variables. European Accounting Association 2021 – the EAA’s first Virtual Annual Congress, May 2021.

Gottlieb U. & Hansson H. Managerial financial literacy – scale development and linkages to accounting practices and financial outcomes in farms. MIFE Conference and Early Career Workshop. Online conference. 1-2 December, 2021


Postdoktor vid Institutionen för ekonomi; Beslutsfattande och management
Inst för ekonomi, Box 7013
Besöksadress: Ulls hus, Ulls väg 27, 756 51 Ultuna, Uppsala