Prof. Dr. Christoph Pelger

Professor in Financial Accounting

Room: o.4.36

Phone: +43 512 507 7260


 Christoph Pelger

Research interests:

  • International financial reporting standards (IFRS)
  • Standard-setting
  • Conceptual framework
  • Management compensation
  • Corporate governance

Selected publications:

Erb, C., Pelger, C.,  (2015). “Twisting words”? A study of the construction and reconstruction of reliability in financial reporting standard-setting, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Vol. 40, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 13-40.

Pelger, C., Grottke, M. (2015). What about the future of the academy? Some remarks on the looming colonization of doctoral education in accounting, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Vol. 26, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 117-129.

On the relationship of stewardship and valuation – an analytical viewpoint (co-author: Christoph Kuhner), Abacus: A journal of accounting, finance and business studies, in press.

Kein schöner Land in dieser Zeit? - Promotionsbedingungen und Doktorandenzufriedenheit in der deutschsprachigen Rechnungswesen-Forschung (co-author: Markus Grottke), Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis, in press.

Engelen, C., Pelger, C. (2014). Determinanten der Integration von externer und interner Unternehmensrechnung – eine empirische Analyse anhand der Segmentberichterstattung nach IFRS 8, Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung, Vol. 66, Issue 3, 2014, pp. 178-211.

Drefahl, C., Pelger, C. (2013). Say on Pay – Einflussfaktoren auf Abstimmungsmöglichkeit und -ergebnisse über Vorstandsvergütungssysteme deutscher Unternehmen, Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis, Vol. 65, Issue 4, 2013, pp. 444-466.

Grottke, M., Pelger, C., Schmiedeberg, C. (2013). Firm or faculty? Evidence on the career preferences of German-speaking accounting PhD students, Accounting Education: An International Journal, Vol. 22, Issue 1, 2013, pp. 66-84.

Prior affiliations:

  • University of Cologne, PhD student and Post-doc, 2007-2015
  • Academic visitor, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, 2014