DFG has granted a 2nd
funding period for the
TRR 266
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TRR 266 Forum 2023
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Field Study Results:
Carbon Footprint Information
Influences Consumer Choice
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Beyond borders –
increased uncertainty
about future tax enforcement
leads to reduced investments
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Studentische Hilfskraft (m/w/d)

LMU Munich
Project C03 Communication‐Position
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Wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in (m/w/d)

HU Berlin
Project A01 PhD‐Position
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Researcher of the Month

December 2022
Dirk Simons

“With the GBP, we contributed to open the black box of firms . We examine business-related questions that would have remained unanswered without this data.” Read more



The TRR 266 Accounting for Transparency is a trans-regional Collaborative Research Center funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft – DFG). Our team of more than 80 dedicated researchers examines how accounting and taxation affect firm and regulatory transparency and how regulation and transparency impact our economy and society. We intend to help develop effective regulation for firm transparency and a transparent tax system. Naturally, we also ensure transparency of our own research.

Participating Institutions

TRR 266‘s main locations are Paderborn University (Coordinating University), HU Berlin, and University of Mannheim. All three locations have been centers for accounting and tax research for many years. They are joined by researchers from LMU Munich, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, ESMT Berlin and Goethe University Frankfurt who share the same research agenda.

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