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.



Ivo Welch (Anderson School, UCLA) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On July 11, 2016, Ivo Welch (Anderson School, UCLA) presented his current working paper “Levered Returns” at the WHU Research Seminar in Finance & Accounting. Using a quasi-experimental design...



Juan-Pedro Gomez (IE Business School) visiting FAcct Center Research Saminar

On June 10, 2016, Juan-Pedro Gómez (IE Business School) presented his current working paper “Tax Enforcement and Income Diversion: Evidence after Putin’s election in 2000” (together with Maxim...



VHB Best Paper Award for Professor Dr. Jacob

During the annual Pentecost Conference of the German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB) Professor Dr. Martin Jacob, Chair of Business Taxation at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of...


Next WHU Research Seminar in Accounting & Tax

07. October 2016, 11:00 h (C-003)

Jannis Bischof, University of Mannheim

Topics of Interest

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

  • the economic consequences of IFRS adoption,
  • fair value accounting,
  • financial statement analysis and equity valuation,
  • accounting for pensions, and
  • strategic reporting using financial graphs and pro forma earnings.

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