The Area Accounting & Taxation is one of the largest research groups in German-speaking countries. The Area is committed to excellence and international visibility in research. There is an active research community that frequently brings together faculty, doctoral students, and visitors for research workshops, conferences, and internal brown bag seminars.
Recent publications include The Accounting Review, American Economic Journal, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Finance, and Journal of Public Economics. Faculty members are on the editorial board of various leading academic journals and frequently present their work on prestigious international conferences.