Economist Katharina Hombach appointed
Prof. Dr. Katharina Hombach has been appointed Professor of Accounting and Corporate Governance at the Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law.
She was previously an assistant professor at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. Hombach studied business administration at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and corporate law and accounting at the London School of Economics and Political Science. After holding various research positions she completed her doctorate at the WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management.
A key focus of Hombach's scientific work is the economic analysis of corporate transparency, with a special emphasis on disclosure regulations and their economic impact.