predominantly empirical positive research within the fields of financial accounting
Joachim Gassen holds the chair for financial accounting and auditing at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. After studying Economics at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster he earned his doctoral degree from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Before joining Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and was a visiting scholar at New York University and University of Wisconsin – Madison. His research focuses on international accounting and the impact of accounting information on capital markets and corporate finance and governance decisions, won several academic awards and is being published in leading international journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research and the European Accounting Review. He serves on the editorial board for the European Accounting Review, Business Research, Review of Managerial Science and Die Betriebswirtschaft.