Short Biography

  • Since 09/2020 Assistant Professor ('Habilitand') at the Chair of Finance
  • 05/2019 - 08/2020 Program Coordinator B.Sc. Business Administration
  • 05/2014 - 04/2019 Assistant Professor ('Habilitand') at the Chair of Finance
  • 03/2014 Doctorate in Economics
  • 10/2010 - 12/2010 Research Stay at the Centre for Financial Risk at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • Oct. 2008 - Mar. 2014 Research Assistant and Ph.D. Student at the Chair of Finance, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • 2006-2008 Master of Science in Management from Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • 2003-2006 Bachelor of Science in International Business with a major in Finance from Maastricht University and the Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Canada

Teaching Summer Term 2021

Research Interests


  • After the Stock Options Boom: IFRS Adoption and Changes in Equity-Based Pay
    The International Journal of Accounting, Vol. 56 (2021)
    (with R. Gillenkirch and O. Korn)
  • Expensing Performance-Vested Executive Stock Options - Is There Underreporting under IFRS 2?
    Journal of Business Economics, Vol 90(3), (2020), 461-493.
  • How to Hedge When The Payment Date Is Uncertain?
    Journal of Futures Markets, Vol 39(4), 481-498.
    (with Olaf Korn)
  • What Have We Learned from SFAS 123r and IFRS 2? A Review of Existing Evidence and Future Research Suggestions
    Journal of Accounting Literature, Vol 37 (2017), p. 14-33.