Chair of Financial Accounting


The Chair focuses on Financial Accounting, Corporate Finance and Private Equity.

Research Areas:

Financial Accounting

  • Income Smoothing
  • Financial Analysis

Corporate Finance

  • Executive Compensation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Bank Investment Strategy
  • Insider Trading

The Chair of Accounting is part of the WHU Financial Accounting & Tax Center (FAccT)



Amir Amel-Zadeh (University of Oxford) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On October 5th, 2018, Amir Amel-Zadeh (Said Business, University of Oxford) presented his current research topic “Are All Insider Sales Created Equal? Evidence from Form 4 Footnote...



Aytekin Ertan (London Business School) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On September 28th, 2018, Aytekin Ertan (London Business School) presented his current research topic "Financial Intermediation through Financial Disintermediation:  Evidence from the ECB...



Volkan Muslu (University of Houston) visiting FAccT Center Research Seminar

On June 15th, 2018, Volkan Muslu (University of Houston) presented his current research topic “How Do Firms Change Investments Based on MD&A Disclosures of Peer Firm?” (co-authored with...



Professor Dr.

Garen Markarian



Next WHU Research Seminar in Accounting & Tax

23. Nov. 2018
11.00 h - 12.30 h, C-003

Robert Ullmann
Universität Augsburg

"Norderfriedrichskoog! Tax Havens, Tax Competition and the Introduction of a Minimum Tax Rate"