Dr. Benedikt Franke

Assistant Professor
Address: Room O 237

University of Mannheim
Castle East Wing
D-68131 Mannheim
Phone: +49 (0) 621 - 181 3754
Email:  franke{at}bwl.uni-mannheim.de
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Research Interests

Debt and Debt Contracting
Disclosure

Enforcement

Presentations

2017American Accounting Association (AAA), San Diego, Concurrent Session with Discussant
2016American Accounting Association (AAA), New York City, Concurrent Session with Discussant
German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB), Munich, Presentation
European Accounting Association (EAA), Maastricht, Parallel Session
2015Research Colloquium, Tilburg University
American Accounting Association (AAA), Chicago, Concurrent Session with Discussant
European Accounting Association (EAA), Glasgow, Parallel Session
2014ARCA Workshop on the Politics of Accounting Standard Setting and Regulation, VU Amsterdam
American Accounting Association (AAA), Atlanta, Concurrent Session with Discussant
German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB), Leipzig, Parallel Session with Discussant
2013American Accounting Association (AAA), Anaheim, Concurrent Session with Discussant
European Accounting Association (EAA), Paris, Parallel Session with Discussant
2012German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB), Bolzano, Parallel Session 
European Accounting Association (EAA), Ljubljana, Parallel Session with Discussant

Teaching

Fall 2016 Group Accounting (Master)
Principles of Accounting (Bachelor)
Spring 2016Earnings Management and Financial Statement Analysis (Master)
Fall 2015Group Accounting (Master)
Spring 2015Earnings Management and Financial Statement Analysis (Master)
Spring 2014Earnings Management and Financial Statement Analysis (Master)
International Financial Accounting & Business Taxation (Bachelor)
Fall 2013Corporate Governance Theory (Master)
Spring 2013Earnings Management and Financial Statement Analysis (Master)
Spring 2012Earnings Management and Financial Statement Analysis (Master)

Awards

Mannheimer Forum Accounting & Taxation (MaFAT) Research Award 2017
Dissertation Award by the Ernst & Young Foundation
Best Conference Paper Award, 76th VHB Annual Meeting, Leipzig, Germany
Scholarship by the German Science Foundation (DFG), 2010-2012

Career

Since 03/2016Chair of Business Administration and Accounting
Assistant Professor
09/2015Doctoral degree
Dr. rer. pol.
09/2014 - 01/2015Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria
Visiting Scholar
06/2013 - 09/2013Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
Visiting Scholar
09/2011 - 09/2015Chair of Business Administration and Accounting
Research Assistant
09/2010 - 09/2015University of Mannheim
PhD Student in Accounting & Taxation am CDSB
04/2005 - 06/2010University of Mannheim
Studies in Business Administration (Dipl.-Kfm.)
2004Bischöfliches Willigis-Gymnasium, Mainz
A-Levels