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Research interests

  • Empirical Accounting Research
  • Capital Market Communication, Financial Analysts and Investor Relations
  • FinTech and Sources of Financial Information
  • Political Economy of Accounting Standard Setting


Christoph Sextroh teaches financial accounting at the master's level and supervises Master and Bachelor theses. His prior teaching experience covers master level courses on earnings management, accounting for mergers and acquisitions, and securities valuation as well as financial statement analysis for executives.

Current courses

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External positions

Executive teaching (Mannheim Business School)

1 Jun 2016 → …


  • Financial Intermediation
  • Accounting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Information
  • Political Economy
  • Investor Relations (IR)
  • Financial Analysts
  • FinTech

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Research Output 2014 2020

Why do politicians intervene in accounting regulation? The role of ideology and special interests

Bischof, J., Daske, H. & Sextroh, C. J., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Accounting Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Accounting regulation
Regulatory capture
Financial crisis

Analyst Coverage Overlaps and Interfirm Information Spillovers

Martens, T. & Sextroh, C., 2019, (Unpublished) SSRN.

Research output: Working paperOther research output

Information spillover
Analyst coverage
Capital markets
Financial analysts
Information asymmetry

Are All Readers on the Same Page? Predicting Variation in Information Retrieval from Financial Narratives

de Kok, T., Sextroh, C. & van Pelt, V., 2019, (Unpublished) Tilburg.

Research output: Working paperOther research output

Information retrieval
Financial literacy
Announcement returns
Machine learning

Constructing Accounting as a Public Policy Issue: The Framing of Fair Value Accounting during the Global Financial Crisis of 2007–09

Becker, K., Daske, H. & Sextroh, C., 30 Dec 2017, (Unpublished).

Research output: Working paperOther research output

Fair value accounting
Public policy
Global financial crisis

Corporate Impression Management or Individual Sweet Talk? Manager-specific Incentives and Managerial Communication Style of Earnings News

Sextroh, C. & Wutzler, J., 30 Nov 2017, (Unpublished).

Research output: Working paperOther research output

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Editorial activity

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting (Journal)

Christoph J. Sextroh (Editorial board member)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Prizes / Recognition