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/Transregio) 266 Research Center “Accounting for Transparency” and Research Fellow at the Leibniz Institute für Financial Research (SAFE). He is member of the EFRAG’s Financial Instruments Working Group and has consulted, among others, the European Parliament on IFRS endorsement. He is member of the Editorial Board of several international journals (Accounting and Business Research, Business Research, European Accounting Review, Journal of Business Economics).
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.