Research Seminar

Our Research Seminar in Accounting & Taxation provides a forum for our faculty, PhD students, and invited speakers to present, discuss, and debate current research in a workshop-style format. The seminar series is especially addressed to the PhD students of TRR 266 „Accounting for Transparency“ as it supports their research in their subprojects and shall give new impulses for their concepts and developments.

Program for the current term

Room SO 318, on Tuesdays 1.45 ̶ 3.15 pm


September 3, 2019

Easton, Peter: „Who Pays Attention to SEC form 8-k“

University of Notre Dame, Indiana

September 24, 2019

Lehmann, Nico: „Revisiting the Monitoring Role of Sovereign Wealth Funds“

Humboldt University of Berlin

October 1, 2019

Schindler, Dirk: „Income Shifting and Management Incentives“

NHH Norwegian School of Economics

October 22, 2019

Wagenhofer, Alfred: „Deterrence of Financial Misreporting When Public and Private Enforcement Strategically Interact”

University of Graz

October 29, 2019

Simmler, Martin: “Worldwide and Territorial Taxation of Profits and Multinational Firms' Competitiveness”

University of Oxford

November 5, 2019

Göx, Robert: „Bayesian Persuasion, Incentive Contracting, and Performance Manipulation“

University of Zurich

November 12, 2019

Nienhaus, Martin: The role of audit partners for narrative dislosures”

Goethe University Frankfurt

November 26, 2019

Welker, Michael: „Lost Profits“

Queens University, Kingston

December 17, 2019

Binz, Oliver: „Managerial Response to Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Implications for Firm Profitability“

Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business

December 18, 2019

Vetter, Felix: „Peer Review Mandates and CPA Entrepreneurship“

London School of Economics

February 11, 2020

Leuz, Christian: „Do Conflict of Interests Disclosures Work? Evidence from Citations in Medical Journals“

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

February 25, 2020

Kronenberger, Sebastian: Trade-offs in the Design of Fair Value Standards”

Leibniz Universität Hannover

March 3, 2020

Müller, Max: “503 Service Unavailable”: When Acquiring Information Goes Wrong

ESMT Berlin

March 10, 2020 CANCELLED

Burks, Jeffrey: Do Banks Really Sell Securities to Smooth Earnings?

University of Notre Dame, Indiana

March 24, 2020 CANCELLED

Zwick, Eric

Chicago Booth School of Business

March 31, 2020 CANCELLED

Lombardi Yohn, Teri

Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

April 21, 2020 CANCELLED

Wu, Joanna

University of Rochester

April 28, 2020 CANCELLED

Williams, Christopher

University of Michigan

May 12, 2020

Duro, Miguel: “The Big Three and Corporate Carbon Emissions around the World”

University of Navarra, IESE Business School

May 19, 2020 CANCELLED

Lynch, Dan

University of Wisconsin, Madison

May 26, 2020

Armstrong, Christopher

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

June 2, 2020 CANCELLED

Hail, Luzi

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania






Past Research Seminars


Prof. Dr. Philipp Dörrenberg