WHU Financial Accounting & Tax Center (FAccT Center)

Resources for financial researchers and decision makers

Mission Statement

The WHU FAccT Center is dedicated to generating and disseminating scientific knowledge about the economic consequences of financial accounting and taxation that is relevant to students, practitioners and policy makers.

News

11.03.2019

Pietro Bonetti (IESE Business School) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On March 8th 2019, Pietro Bonetti (IESE Business School) presented his current topic "Disclosure Regulation and Corporate Acquisitions" (co-authored with Miguel Duro and Gaizka Ormazabal,...

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27.02.2019

Michele Fabrizi (University of Padova) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On March 1st, 2019, Michele Fabrizi (University of Padova) presented his current research topic "Criminal Firms and Peer Firm Tax Avoidance: Evidence from a Natural Experiment" (co-authored...

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19.02.2019

Karthik Balakrishnan (London Business School) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

 On February 15th 2019, Karthik Balakrishnan (London Business School) presented his current Research Topic "Symmetric Ignorance is Bliss: When does Transparency Reduce Liquidity?"...

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Next WHU SPAR Doctoral Seminar

July 28 - August 01, 2019

8th WHU Doctoral Summer Program in Accounting Research (SPAR)

"Current Issues in Empirical Financial Reporting Research"

Apply now!

Topics of Interest

FAccT Center Members regularly speak on current accounting and tax topics, including

  • The use of financial statements in equity valuation, the determination of distributable and taxable profits, as well as corporate governance
  • National and International Accounting Standards, Management Reporting, and Disclosure
  • Accounting Quality, Accounting Policy and Accounting Fraud
  • Fair Value Accounting and Accounting of Research and Development, M&A Transactions, Pension Obligations, Income Taxes, Property, Financial Instruments and Hedge Accounting
  • Business Analysis and Business Valuation
  • Taxes and Investment Decisions
  • Corporate Tax Avoidance

We also invite you to attend our FAccT Center Research Seminar. Please contact us.