M. Sc. Kirstin Becker

Contact

Chair of Accounting & Capital Markets
University of Mannheim
Schloss Schneckenhof Nord (Room 290.2)
D - 68131 Mannheim

Phone: +49 (0) 621-181 1553

e-mail: Opens window for sending emailkibecker(at)mail.uni-mannheim.de

Office Hours

on appointment

Profile

Kirstin Becker received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim. After graduation in 2013, she joined the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB) at the University of Mannheim Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) and became a research assistant at the chair of Accounting and Capital Markets. In her master’s thesis she examined the news reporting about fair value accounting during the recent financial crisis. Correspondingly, her research interests concern the public perception of accounting issues in combination with corporate lobbying for accounting standard changes.

 

Responsibilities

  • Koordination von Bachelorarbeiten
  • ACC 620: Accounting for Financial Instruments & Financial Institutions
  • ACC 624: Unternehmensbewertungspraxis

Research Interests

  • Public Perception of Accounting Issues
  • Corporate Lobbying for Accounting Standard Changes