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Prof. Dr. Deborah Schanz

Prof. Dr. Deborah Schanz



Ludwigstraße 28 / RB IV
80539 München

Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 3681
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 3874

Office hours:
Monday between 16:00 and 17:00 o'clock
without making an appointment
(during the semester)

Curriculum Vitae

Deborah Schanz is professor of taxation and accounting at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München since July 2011.
Deborah Schanz completed her business studies in Hamburg, Newcastle (England) and Tübingen focusing on taxation, management accounting and control and international accounting. In 2004 she finished her doctorate at the University of Tübingen. She completed her “Habilitation” in 2007 at the University of Graz (Austria). From 2007 until 2011 she was professor for taxation and accounting at the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. Prior to her studies she gained practical experience as a management consultant with Deloitte in Stuttgart.
Deborah Schanz publishes articles in different well-known refereed journals (u.a. Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung, Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, Review of Managerial Science, European Accounting Review, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting) as well as in practical journals. She received several awards for her publications including the Monograph Prize from the German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB) in 2006. Her areas of research comprise the influence of taxation on investment and financing decision-making, tax accounting and international taxation.