Prof. Mag. Dr. Dr.h.c. Alfred Wagenhofer

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Resume - Alfred Wagenhofer


Doctorate in Business at the University of Vienna
Habilitation at the Vienna University of Technology
1989 Visiting Professor at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver
1990/91Visiting Professor at the Institute of Accounting and Control at University of Graz
Since 1991Head of the Institute of the Institute of Accounting and Control at University of Graz
1996/97Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna
Since 1998Titular Professor at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), Brussels
2002 Visiting Professor at the University of Sydney
2007 Honorary Doctorate at the University of Munich


Research Focus

  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Control
  • Value-based Management
  • International Accounting
  • Agency Theory



A list of publications can be found here: UGO or Researching.


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Co-editor of Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung / Schmalenbach Business Review and of zfbf-Kontaktstudium.

Associate Editor Abacus.

Member of the editorial board:

  • Abacus (1998-2009)
  • Accounting in Europe (AinE)
  • Accounting Research Journal
  • Accounting Research Network (ARN)
  • Accounting Theory - Analytical Models
  • Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR) (2006 - 2010)
  • European Accounting Review (EAR)
  • Management Accounting Research (MAR)
  • Review of Accounting Studies (RASt)
  • International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting
  • Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change (JAOC)
  • Journal für Betriebswirtschaft (JfB)
  • Zeitschrift für Recht und Rechnungswesen (RWZ)
  • The Journal of Management Accounting Research (JMAR) (1998-2001 und 2007-2009)
  • The Journal of International Accounting Research (JIAR) (2001-2004)

Reviewer for:

Accounting and Business Research; Accounting & Finance; Accounting Horizons; Accounting, Organizations and Society; Accounting Research Journal; Australian Accounting Review; Bank-Archiv; Contemporary Accounting Research; Die Betriebswirtschaft; Die Unternehmung; European Journal of Operational Research; International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation; International Journal of Technology Management; Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance; Journal of Accounting and Economics; Journal of Accounting and Public Policy; Journal of Accounting Research; Journal of Business Finance and Accounting; Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics; Journal of Management Control; Management Science; Managerial and Decision Economics; Managerial Finance; Metroeconomica; OR Spektrum; Review of Finance; Review of Managerial Science; Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal; The Accounting Review; Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft; Zeitschrift für Controlling & Management; Zeitschrift für KMU und Entrepreneurship.



A list of current lectures can be found here: UGO. The materials for managerial and financial accounting are available here: Course materials.

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