Gebäude D4


Christian Laux
Prof. for Finance
WU Vienna - Department for Finance, Accounting and Statistics
Research Interests

Financial Reporting, Financial Regulation, sportsbet appFinancial Stability, Corporate Governance, Contract Theory

Selected Publications

Financial reporting and financial stability

  • Bischof, J., Laux, C., Leuz, C. (2021): Accounting for Financial Stability: Bank Disclosure and Loss Recognition in the Financial Crisis. Journal of Financial Economics 141 (3), 1188-1217.
  • Laux, C., Rauter, T. (2017): Procyclicality of US Bank Leverage. Journal of Accounting Research 55 (2), 237-273.
  • Laux, C., Leuz, C. (2010): Did Fair-Value Accounting Contribute to the Financial Crisis? Journal of Economic Perspectives 24 (1), 93-118.
  • Laux, C., Leuz, C. (2009): The Crisis of Fair Value Accounting: Making Sense of the Recent Debate. Accounting, Organizations and Society 34 (6-7), 826-834.

Corporate governance, regulation, and financial stability

  • Cziraki, P., Laux, C., Lóránth, G. (forthcoming): Understanding Bank Payouts during the Crisis of 2007-2009. Review of Corporate Finance Studies, forthcoming.
  • Laux, C., Lóránth, G., Morrison, A. D. (2018): The Adverse Effect of Information on Governance and Leverage. Management Science 64 (4), 1510–1527.
  • Kolm, J., Laux, C. (2017): Bank Regulation, CEO Compensation, and Boards. Review of Finance 21 (5), 1901-1932.

  • Laux, C., Laux, V. (2009): Board Committees, CEO Compensation, and Earnings Management. The Accounting Review 84 (3), 869-891.

Gyöngyi Lóránth
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