o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. soc. oec. Dr. h. c.

Alfred Wagenhofer

Alfred Wagenhofer

Full Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences since 2008

  • Institut für Unternehmensrechnung und Controlling, Universität Graz


Research Areas:

  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Controlling
  • Auditing and trusts
  • Regulatory economics
  • Business law



Selected Memberships:

  • International Association for Accounting Education and Research
  • European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management
  • Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft
  • American Accounting Association
  • European Accounting Association
  • Verein für Socialpolitik

Selected Prizes:

  • Dr. Kausch-Preis
  • Forschungspreis des Landes Steiermark
  • Walther-Kastner-Preis
  • Kardinal-Innitzer-Förderungspreis
  • Best Paper Award, Journal of Accounting & Economics

Selected Publications:

  • Göx, R. F.; Wagenhofer, A. (2009) Optimal Impairment Rules. Journal of Accounting and Economics, Bd. 48, S. 2-16.
  • Benston, G.; Bromwich, M.; Litan, R. E.; Wagenhofer, A. (2006) Worldwide Financial Reporting: The Development and Future of Accounting Standards.; New York u. a.: Oxford Univ. Press (326 Seiten).
  • Ewert, R.; Wagenhofer, A. (2005) Economic Effects of Tightening Accounting Standards to Restrict Earnings Management. The Accounting Review, Bd. 80, S. 1101-1124.
  • Wagenhofer, A. (2003) Accrual-Based Compensation, Depreciation and Investment Decisions. European Accounting Review, Bd. 12, S. 287-309.
  • Wagenhofer, A. (1990) Voluntary Disclosure with a Strategic Opponent. Journal of Accounting and Economics, Bd. 12, S. 341-363.