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Prof. Dr. Christian Hofmann

Prof. Dr. Christian Hofmann


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Munich School of Management
Institute of Accounting and Control
Ludwigstr. 28
80539 Munich

Room: 501
Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180-2302
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 2180-13550


Office hours:
on appointment


Further Information

Christian Hofmann is Chair for Accounting and Control at the University of Munich. His previous positions include Professor for Managerial Accounting at the University of Mannheim (2008-2010), the University of Tübingen (2004-2008), and the University of Hanover (2000-2004). Repeatedly, he was visiting Scholar at the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. In 2008, he visited Duke University.

He studied Industrial Engineering and Management at the Technical University of Darmstadt. Christian Hofmann obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Munich, where in 2000 he finished his Habilitation. Research interests include the usefulness of accounting information in capital markets and for performance evaluation. Recent work focuses on incentives in hierarchies and dynamic incentives. His research was published in Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, The Accounting Review, OR Spektrum, International Journal of Production Economics, and Computers & Operations Research.

He is a Department Editor of the Journal of Business Economics, Associate Editor of European Accounting Review, and Editorial Board Member of Management Accounting Research and Journal of Management Accounting Research.

The curriculum vitae (PDF, 188 KB) can be viewed under the corresponding link.