Christian Laux

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Email: christian.laux@wu.ac.at
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Professor at the Department for Finance, Banking and Insurance, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

Research Interests:
Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Organization, Contract Theory

Selected Publications:

“Bank Regulation, CEO Compensation, and Boards,” joint with Julian Kolm and Gyöngyi Lóránth, July 2016, accepted for publication, Review of Finance. 

“The Adverse Effect of Information on Governance and Leverage,” joint with Gyöngyi Lóránth and Alan D. Morrison, June 2016, accepted for publication, Management Science. 

“Insuring Non-Verifiable Losses,” with Neil A. Doherty and Alexander Mürmann, Review of Finance 19(1), 2015, 283-316. 

“Financial Instruments, Financial Reporting, and Financial Stability,” Accounting and Business Research 42(3), 2012, 1-22.

“Did Fair-Value Accounting Contribute to the Financial Crisis?”, with Christian Leuz, Journal of Economic Perspectives 24(1), Winter 2010, 93-118.