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Professor Christian Laux

Professor in Finance
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Christian Laux, Professor in Finance, Vienna University of Economics and Business
ECGI Research Associate (2006) :

Christian Laux is Professor in Finance at the Vienna University of Economics and Business

Previous academic positions:

Professor in Finance, Chair of Corporate Finance and Risk Management, Goethe Universität Frankfurt University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School Metzler Visiting Professor, Insurance and Risk Management Department 10/04 & 03/05

London School of Economics Visiting Faculty, Department of Accounting and Finance Lent Term 03 & Michaelmas Term 04

London School of Economics Visiting Lecturer in Finance, Department of Accounting and Finance 01/02 – 08/02

University of Mannheim Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftlicher Assistent) 09/96 – 09/02

Harvard University Visiting Fellow, Economics Department 09/95 – 08/96

Goethe Universität Frankfurt Assistant (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) 10/91 – 08/95

Professional Activities:

CFS Program Director, Insurance and Risk Transfer since 01/05

Director, Finance Department, Goethe Universität Frankfurt 10/03 – 04/06

FMG Senior Research Associate, Corporate Finance and Governance 01/02 – 12/04

Secretary, German Economic Association (Verein für Socialpolitik) 01/01 – 12/04

Research Interests
Contract theory
Corporate finance
Organisation of the firm
Risk management
Theory of the firm

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
Understanding Bank Payouts during the Crisis of 2007-2009 ECGI Finance Working Paper 480/2016 September 2016
Did Fair-Value Accounting Contribute to the Financial Crisis? ECGI Finance Working Paper 266/2009 December 2009

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