Kazbi is senior research fellow in accounting at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Her expertise is in financial reporting.
She has examined issues such as disclosure requirements under various accounting standards to understand the factors that make for greater levels of compliance; she has also investigated the effectiveness of requirements for greater disclosure in relation to forecasts made by equity analysts and investors.
From 2002-13, Kazbi was lecturer in accounting at the London School of Economics, where she also directed the MSc Accounting and Finance Programme from 2011–13. She has a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Boston University, an MS (Statistics), MA (Economics) and PhD (Business) from Stanford University; her PhD dissertation was on Financial Reporting for Interests in Joint Ventures.