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
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
A team of international researchers developed a measure for a firm’s exposure to political risk by using information gleaned from discussions between management and financial analysts in earnings conference calls.Read more
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
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, Goethe University Frankfurt, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and University of Cologne who share the same research agenda.