Research

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Paul Demeré, "Using Narrative Disclosures to Predict Tax Outcomes"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On July 04, 2023,  Paul Demeré (Terry College of Business Georgia) presented the paper "Using Narrative Disclosures to Predict Tax Outcomes" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar.

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On 03.07.2023, Mr. Karrer, Head of Debt Advisory & Alumni of UPB, will gave a practical lecture as part of the module FA2: Advanced Fundamentals of External Accounting. This lecture offers exciting insights into a highly topical subject area and thus combines practice and teaching in a new way.

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Yuri Piper: "Wealth tax burden on real estate: A case study"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Yuri Piper will gave a presentation on June 27, 2023, on the topic "Wealth tax burden on real estate: A case study".

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EIASM: 9th workshop on Accounting and Regulation

EIASM (European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management) organised the 9th Workshop on Accounting and Regulation in Siena, Italy on 19-21 June 2023. Urska Kosi presented the paper " CSR Reporting under the Non-Financial Reporting Directive: Evidence from Non-Publicly Listed Firms", which was co-authored with Maryna Gulenko and Saskia Kohlhase. Furthermore, Bianca Beyer presented the paper " Does Private Firms’ Disclosure Affect Public…

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Jaron H. Wilde "Hidden in Plain Sight: Havens and Captives"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On May 30, 2023, Jaron H. Wilde (Tippie College Of Business) presented the paper "Hidden in Plain Sight: Havens and Captives" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar. Jaron H. Wilde is Associate Professor in Accounting as well as Director at the RSM Institute of Accounting Education and Research. Dr. Wilde received his Ph.D. in Accounting from Texas A&M University. His contributions to the field of accounting have been…

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EAA Annual Congress 2023

The 45th  Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association was held from 24 to 26 May 2023, in Helsinki-Espoo, Finland. The European Accounting Association (EAA) provides a platform for researchers from around the world to exchange and educate themselves on accounting research and education. Pia Stoczek presented the paper "Current developments in the European bond market", which was co-authored with Benedikt Franke…

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We are proud to announce that the German Research Foundation (DFG) has extended the funding for our Collaborative Research Centre "TRR 266 Accounting for Transparency" (TRR 266) and that the second funding period will begin in July 2023. The extension of funding shows that the DFG recognises the potential and importance of our research for scientific progress and society. TRR266 has obviously achieved results that have convinced the research…

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Prof. Dr. Urska Kosi presented on May 11, 2023 at VU Amsterdam the Paper „CSR Reporting under the Non-Financial Reporting Directive: Evidence from Non-publicly Listed Firms“. The paper is a joint work with Dr. Saskia Kohlhase and Maryna Gulenko.

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TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar: Nathan Goldman "Executive Compensation and Income Tax Rate Progression"

TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar On April 18, 2023, Nathan Goldman (NC State University) presented the paper "Executive Compensation and Income Tax Rate Progression" at the TRR 266/TAF Research Seminar. Nathan Goldman, Ph.D. is an associate professor and University Faculty Scholar whose teaching and research interest focus on corporate taxation. His research has been published in renowned journals such as the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Th…

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As the Netherlands is an international "powerhouse" in the field of accounting research, Dr. Saskia Kohlhase from the Erasmus University Rotterdam presented the paper “CSR Reporting under the Non-Financial Reporting Directive: Evidence from Non-Publicly Listed Firms” at the 7th Dutch Accounting Research Conference at Radbound University in Nijmegen, on March 23, 2023. The paper is a joint work with Prof. Dr. Urska Kosi and Maryna Gulenko. 

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As part of the ACT Brownbag Series, Maryna Gulenko (M.Sc.) gave a presentation titled "CSR and political insiders" on Feburary 07, 2023, which was organised by the Institute for Accounting, Auditing and Analysis and the Institute for Accounting and Control at the LMU Munich.

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As part of a two-day workshop, Prof. Dr. Urska Kosi gave a presentation on the topic: "CSR reporting under the Non-Financial Reporting Directive: Evidence from non-publicly listed firms". Maryna Gulenko (M.Sc.) also participated in the workshop. The workshop "Behaviourally oriented sustainability research: Approaches from different disciplines" was organised by Prof. Dr. Günter W. Maier at the Bielefeld University on January 19, 2023 and January…

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Daniel Dyck: "Investments in Tax Compliance Management Systems and Strategic Tax Audits"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Daniel Dyck gave a presentation on January 24, 2023, on the topic "Investments in Tax Compliance Management Systems and Strategic Tax Audits".

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Regina Ortmann: "Effects of increasing tax transparency on tax competition and avoidance"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Regina Ortmann gave a presentation on January 17, 2023, on the topic "Effects of increasing tax transparency on tax competition and avoidance".

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TAF Brown Bag Seminar: Sebastian Hinder: "Media Attention & Tax Violations: (When) Does the Press Care?"

As part of the Brown Bag Seminars, Sebastian Hinder gave a presentation on January 17, 2023, on the topic "Media Attention & Tax Violations: (When) Does the Press Care?".

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Teaching

In module "Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestures" (TAF Master program), we hosted Armin Budde (former managing director of Budde GmbH & Co. KG), Sven Nuener (chief strategy officer PreZero Stiftung GmbH & Co. KG), Martin Westhoff (tax consultant and partner at Horstbrink & Partner) and Dr. Andreas Börger (lawyer, tax consultant and partner at HLB Stückmann). They prepared a very interesting guest lecture and explained how PreZero acquired Budde…

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In our module "Fundamentals of Auditing" the students learn how to audit financial statements from two very experienced practitioners. The lecturers are Hendrik Koch and Stefan Kiertscher from KPMG Bielefeld. This winter semester our students also got an exclusive opportunity to work on a case study about the accounting scandal of FlowTex Technologie GmbH & Co. KG. They applied their knowledge to the practical business case and presented their…

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We are thrilled to announce that Prof. Dr. Reimsbach, a distinguished expert in sustainability reporting, is joining our team at TAF Department! Prof. Dr. Reimsbach brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, and we are delighted to have him on board. Calling all Bachelor's and Master's students interested in sustainability reporting. Prof. Dr. Reimsbach is offering a range of captivating thesis topics in the field of sustainability reporting…

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TAF Master Get-together

The annual TAF Master get-together will take place on 7th June 2023 at 6pm. Use this opportunity for networking, sharing experience and spending a pleasant time together. The TAF Department attaches great importance to regular exchange and good cooperation. The annual get-together makes an important contribution to this. We hereby cordially invite you to attend. You can register with Ms. Jack (stefanie.jack@uni-paderborn.de) by 4th June.   …

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As part of the module "Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestures" Dr. Veit Ostmeier from Beiersdorf, gave a guest lecture on 17. November 2022 from 09:00-13:00 with the topic: Insights into the strategy and challenges of Accounting and Consolidation. The guest lecture is part of TRR 266.    

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Guest lecture from PwC

At 11. November Amira Shala and Elena Gilles from PwC will gave a guest lecture in the module "Financial Accounting I". The topic will be "The Sustainability Jungle: Non-financial reporting for financial institutions".    

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Information preparation and processing is a central challenge and is examined within the framework of TRR 266 "Accounting for Transparency". These two topics are of outstanding importance, especially in M&A transactions. Therefore, we are pleased that Dr. Alexander Schmitz from the Boston Consulting Group offered a guest lecture in English entitled “Information Processing in M&A Transactions" as part of the Master's module “Mergers, Acquisitions…

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School of Economics and Business (SEB) and Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN)

Are you interested in studying and living abroad for a semester? We are currently collecting applications for the student exchange programs in summer semester 2023. The application deadline is May 4, 2022. Come to our information event on Monday, April 25, 2022 from 10:15 until 11:30 in room Q0.425. We will give specific information about the School of Economics and Business (SEB), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and the Memorial University…

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As part of the module 'Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestures' (TAF Master Program), Patrick Zabel (from a lithium-ion battery company) and Stefan Westemeyer held a guest lecture on 9 December 2021 from 9:00 - 12:00. The lecture will be related to practical aspects of merger and acquisition activities.

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The doctoral module W6294 Taxation, Accounting and Finance (“WP module”) takes place on the following days in the winter semester 2021/2022 at the university (room Q5.245): 10.01.2022: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm 14.01.2022: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm 21.01.2022: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm 31.01.2022: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm  This module covers topics in the area of Finance, Taxation, Accounting for internal decisions, and Financial reporting and capital markets. We…

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The doctoral module Scientific Citizenship is scheduled on the following days in the winter semester 2021/2022: 02.11.2021: 10.00 am - 12:00 am (virtual kick-off session) 29.11.2021: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm (at university) 30.11.2021: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm (at university) 21.12.2021: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm (at university) 22.12.2021: 09.00 am - 05.00 pm (at university) This module covers the topics on the academic publication and research process in all…

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As part of the lecture 'Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestures', Hendrik Koch and Massud Parwani held a guest lecture on 4 February 2021 from 9:00 - 12:00. The lecture will be related to purchase price allocation and goodwill accounting.

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The doctoral module W6294 Taxation, Accounting and Finance took place from January 15 to January 25, 2021. This module covers topics in the area of Financial reporting and capital markets, Accounting for internal decisions, Taxation and Finance. Maximilian Kaspar from the Management Department says: “At first, I was skeptical if I will understand everything and how much the course has to offer me. But it was definitely worth it for me to take…

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For winter semester 2020/21, we are happy to announce that Hendrik Koch and Massud Parwani (KPMG Bielefeld) are the new external lecturers for the module W2283 – Grundlagen der Wirtschaftsprüfung (Accounting and Auditing).

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General

As a recognition of her extraordinary scientific achievements, the University of Bremen awarded Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Caren Sureth-Sloane (Paderborn University) with an honorary doctorate. The dean of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics of the University of Bremen, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jochen Zimmermann, argues: “Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Sureth-Sloane greatly contributed to the development of business theory, especially in business taxation, and…

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The current biannual report of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics provides insights into the activities and developments of the Faculty as well as its departments. The Taxation, Accounting and Finance (TAF) department demonstrates high level of internationality, professional and methodological competence as well as practical relevance in teaching and research. The high level of activity in research and knowledge transfer is…

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On November 13, 2021, the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics celebrated graduation of students from the Faculty’s different study programs. This year's program included a Graduation Journey, where the graduates could relive all phases of their studies. This journey included stops at the first parties, lectures and the semester abroad. At the end of the Graduation Journey, the graduates received their graduation certificates. In the…

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On Friday, November 12, 2021, the University of Graz awarded Professor Dr. Caren Sureth-Sloane the title of Doctor Honoris Causa, after previous approval of the University Senate. The award, presented by Rector Martin Polaschek – following the suggestion of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences –  is in recognition of her outstanding scientific achievements in the field of accounting and her close cooperation with the University…

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On the Day of Excellence 2021, the participants of the last Excellence Programme and the UGO-awardees were formally honoured. One of the UGO-awardees was Tobias Weihs, who wrote his master’s thesis with the Chair of Tax Accounting. In his thesis, he empirically analysed the influence of quarterly reports on analysts’ forecasts. The UGO-prize is awarded by the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics for excellent final theses. The…

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At the Professorship for Business Administration, especially Financial Accounting and Auditing we are searching for up to two Research and Teaching Assistants (f/m/d) (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L). You may find the job offer here. Contact person: Ms Sarah Rombold.

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Our Faculty has proven top class again

The Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at the Paderborn University has achieved excellent results in the leading nationwide ranking of universities, “Centre for Higher Education (CHE)” University Ranking.  The survey of master’s degree programs rated us as the best university in the region (Westfalen-Lippe). We achieved excellent results in many categories including categories such as “organization of studies“ and the “transition…

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On November 16, 2019, the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics organised a graduation ceremony for graduates of year 2019. They received their bachelor, master and doctoral degree certificates in a celebratory atmosphere. The Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Prof. Dr. Sureth-Sloane greeted the about 225 graduates and their families. She praised the Faculty’s outstanding quality in education and research…

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Excellent achievements in TAF

„Es sind nicht die grossen Worte, die in der Gemeinschaft Grundsätzliches bewegen: es sind die vielen kleinen Taten der Einzelnen“ (Mildreed Scheel). This motto accompanied the participants of the “Excellence Program of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics” during their research work. For the past five years, the “Excellence Program” has been enabling students with above-average achievements to distinguish themselves through their…

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Awards for doctoral theses

The Chamber of Tax Advisors in Nürnberg (Germany) has a long tradition of awarding excellent doctoral theses that link academic research and practice. At this year’s jubilee celebration, the 50th Professionals’ Day ('50. Fachtag'), four young researchers obtained an award for their doctoral thesis. Dr. Vanessa Flagmeier (supervised by prof. dr. Jens Müller) obtained the award for her thesis 'Financial Statements’ Tax Disclosure – Management…

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Events

29.05.2024

Vortrag: Dr. Philipp Klein I Conference of the Financial Intermediation Research Society (FIRS), Berlin, Germany

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15.05.2024

Vortrag: Dr. Philipp Klein I 46th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA), Bucharest, Romania

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