Jannis Bischof joined the University of Mannheim as a Professor of Accounting in 2015. His research addresses the role of disclosure and transparency in the financial sector and other settings, the regulation of financial institutions, and managerial discretion in reporting decisions. He is Principal in the TRR (SFB/
Prior to joining Mannheim, Jannis Bischof has been Professor of Finance & Accounting at Goethe University Frankfurt and Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He received his PhD from the University of Mannheim. During his PhD studies, he visited Harvard University and ESSEC Business School.
In Mannheim, Professor Bischof is teaching management and cost accounting for both undergrads and MBAs as well as financial reporting and IFRS regulation in several master’s programs. He is also offering a PhD course on Empirical Accounting Research.