Scientific Method

Bankruptcies: A victim of the corona crisis?

Prof. Dr. Joachim Gassen
Prof. Dr. Urska Kosi

The number of German companies filing for insolvency proceedings (bankruptcy) fell astonishingly during the pandemic. This is revealed by a newly compiled insolvency database. Read More

Open Science in corona times

Prof. Dr. Joachim Gassen

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic three new projects have been initiated by the Open Science Data Center of the TRR 266. Read More

Transparent Research

Prof. Dr. Joachim Gassen
Prof. Dr. Caren Sureth-Sloane

The initiators and spokespersons of the TRR 266, Caren Sureth-Sloane and Joachim Gassen, look back at how the project came to life, and explain why transparency is not only the subject of their research but also central to their work philosophy. Read More

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.