Research Seminar

(co-hosted by the Collaborative Research Center TRR 266 Accounting for Transparency)

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.

Program for the current term

Room O 129, on Tuesdays 1.45 ̶ 3.15 pm


14 September 2021

Towery, Erin:„The Effect of Unchallenged Tax Positions on Corporate Tax Aggressiveness: Evidence from Statute of Limitations Lapses”

University of Georgia

21 September 2021

Mahlendorf, Matthias:„Does lowering barriers to rate improve the informativeness of the rating consensus on online platforms?*”

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

12 October 2021 postponed tba

Gerakos, Joseph

Tuck School of Business

19 October 2021

Burks, Jeffrey: „Does Capital Market Scrutiny Discourage Banks from Accommodating Distressed Borrowers?”

University of Notre Dame, Indiana

2 November 2021

Kim, Sehwa: „Accounting Rule–Driven Regulatory Capital Management and itsReal Effects for U.S. Life Insurers”

Columbia Business School

16 November 2021

Lombardi Yohn, Teri

Emory University's Goizueta Business School

23 November 2021

Amberger, Harald

Vienna University of Economics and Business

30 November 2021

Piotroski, Joseph: „Controlling the Media's Narrative: The coordination and disciplining role of the People's Daily in China”

Stanford Graduate School of Business

7 December 2021

Khan, Urooj

University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business


15 February 2022

Cazier, Richard

University of North Texas

1 March 2022

Wilde, Jaron

University of Iowa

8 March 2022

Zwick, Eric

University of the Chicago Booth School of Business

5 April 2022

Lynch, Dan

University of Wisconsin-Madison

26 April 2022

Roychowdhury, Sugata

Northwestern University

3 May 2022

Blouin, Jennifer

University of Pennsylvania

10 May 2022

Williams, Christopher

University of Michigan

17 May 2022

Floyd, Eric

University of California, San Diego

24 May 2022

Dyreng, Scott

Duke University

31 May 2022

Markle, Kevin

Michigan State University

7 June 2022

Hail, Luzi

University of Pennsylvania







Past Research Seminars