The Department of Finance, Accounting and Statistics is a key player in the research landscape at WU. While offering all its members the opportunity to specialize in diverse fields of research it opens up and supports cooperation among different disciplines and topics. The main aim of the Department is to strengthen its presence in international research and be a key institution both in the areas of basic and applied research. Scholarly achievements are made visible in national and international publications.
The WU Research Information Documentation Evaluation System FIDES provides you with further information on our scientists and their research areas.
You can find an overview of all publications of the department at the respective scientists in FIDES.
Within the framework of the respective research areas, the Institutes of the Department offer numerous seminars:
Accounting Research Seminar
The Institute for Accounting & Auditing organizes an Accounting Research Seminar each semester. At the seminar researchers from the disciplines of Accounting, Auditing, Business Taxation and Controlling present their current research papers that are discussed afterwards.
Finance Research Seminar
The Finance Research Seminar is a forum for presenting the latest results and current developments in finance to WU scholars and PhD students.
Guest researchers and speakers can also participate in the Finance Research Seminar thanks to financial support from WU Gutmann Center for Portfolio Management.
Brown Bag Seminar
Scholars at WU, the PhD students of VGSF as well as international guests present their working papers for discussion in the Brown Bag Seminar. The seminar is organized by our Institute together with the Institute for Financial Research, the Vienna Institute of Finance and the Vienna Graduate School of Finance.
Statistics & Mathematics Research Seminar
The Institute of Statistics & Mathematics hosts a Statistics & Mathematics Research Seminar every semester. In the seminar, researchers will present their current research work.
PhD Research Seminar in Mathematics for Economics and Business
The PhD Research Seminar in Mathematics for Economics and Business is a forum where PhD students and postdocs present their research projects; work in progress is fully ok. Moreover, some more senior faculty members talk about their work.