Gilberto Marquez Illescas

  • Assistant Professor
  • Accounting
  • Phone: 401.874.5409
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  • Office Location: 317, Ballentine


Gilberto Marquez-Illescas is an assistant professor of accounting in the College of Business at the University of Rhode Island. He received his Ph.D. in Business and
Quantitative Methods from Carlos III University in Madrid, Spain. His main area of research is the voluntary disclosure of financial and non-financial information. Dr. Marquez-Illescas has presented his work in several international conferences in Europe and the United States. His research has been published in reputable peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Business Research and Journal of Business Ethics. Dr. Marquez-Illescas has worked as financial & accounting analyst in both, government agencies and multinational firms.

At URI, Dr. Marquez-Illescas teaches Managerial Accounting and Cost Accounting. Prior to joining URI, he taught at Clarkson University, a private, national research university located in upstate New York.


Voluntary Disclosure, Cost Accounting, Tone of Financial Disclosures, Behavioral Accounting, Ethics.


Ph.D. in Business and Quantitative Methods, Carlos III University, Madrid, Spain, 2014

M.Sc. in Business and Quantitative Methods, Carlos III University, Madrid, Spain, 2010

M.Sc. in Financial Analysis, Carlos III University, Madrid, Spain, 2005

B.Sc. In Economics, Universidad de las Americas-Puebla, Puebla, Mexico, 2007

Selected Publications

Gago-Rodríguez, S., Márquez-Illescas, G., & Núñez-Nickel, M. (2021). Bargaining power as moderator of the “delay costs effect” in supply chain negotiations. Management Accounting Research, 51, 100737.

Susana Gago Rodríguez, Bing Guo, Gilberto García Marquez & Manuel Núñez Nickel (2020) Causal ambiguity: shape-flip between product market competition at industry level and voluntary disclosure, Accounting and Business Research, DOI: 10.1080/00014788.2020.1723056

Marquez-Illescas, G., Zebedee, A. A., & Zhou, L. (2018). Hear Me Write: Does CEO Narcissism Affect Disclosure? Journal of Business Ethics, 1-17.

Gago-Rodríguez, S., Márquez-Illescas, G., & Núñez-Nickel, M. (2018). Denial of Corruption: Voluntary Disclosure of Bribery Information. Journal of Business Ethics, 1-18.

Cano-Rodríguez, M., Márquez-Illescas, G., & Núñez-Níckel, M. (2017). Experts or rivals: Mimicry and voluntary disclosure. Journal of Business Research73, 46-54.