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Bio

Christoph J. Sextroh conducts research in international financial accounting with a focus on capital market communication (i.e., investor relations, financial intermediaries) and the political economy of accounting regulation. Overall, his research is directed towards understanding the impact of personal relationships, interactive information flows, and the political environment on corporate reporting and the information available to capital market participants.

Sextroh received his Ph.D. in the field of accounting in 2014 from the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB) at the University of Mannheim Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS). During his doctoral studies he was a visiting Ph.D. student at London Business School. Prior to his appointment at Tilburg University, Sextroh was a visiting research scholar at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.

Expertise

  • Empirical Accounting Research
  • Capital Market Communication, Financial Analysts and Investor Relations
  • FinTech and Sources of Financial Information
  • Political Economy of Accounting Standard Setting

Teaching

Christoph Sextroh teaches financial accounting and corporate communication at the master's level as well as financial statement analysis for executives. His prior teaching experience covers master level courses on earnings management, accounting for mergers and acquisitions, and securities valuation.

Recent publications

  1. Why do politicians intervene in accounting regulation? The role of id…

    Bischof, J., Daske, H., & Sextroh, C. J. (2020). Why do politicians intervene in accounting regulation? The role of ideology and special interests. Journal of Accounting Research, 58(3), 589-642.
  2. Are All Readers on the Same Page? - Predicting Variation in Informati…

    de Kok, T., Sextroh, C., & van Pelt, V. (2019). Are All Readers on the Same Page? Predicting Variation in Information Retrieval from Financial Narratives.
  3. Analyst Coverage Overlaps and Interfirm Information Spillovers

    Martens, T., & Sextroh, C. (2019). Analyst Coverage Overlaps and Interfirm Information Spillovers. SSRN. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3428691
  4. Value and Momentum from Investors' Perspective - Evidence from Profes…

    Merkle, C., & Sextroh, C. (2019). Value and Momentum from Investors' Perspective: Evidence from Professionals' Risk-Ratings. SSRN. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3590160
  5. Speaking with One Voice? Individual Preferences and Managers’ Persona…

    Sextroh, C., & Wutzler, J. (2019). Speaking with One Voice? Individual Preferences and Managers’ Personal Communication Style.

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