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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Zoltán Novotny-Farkas

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Zoltán Novotny-Farkas
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Zoltán Novotny-Farkas

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Zoltán Novotny-Farkas graduated in International Business Administration at the University of Vienna. He earned his doctoral degree at the Goethe University Frankfurt in 2011. Subsequently, he spent a year as a visiting scholar at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. From 2012 till 2018 he was a lecturer / senior lecturer (from 2017) in accounting and finance at Lancaster University (UK). Since September 1st, 2018 he has been a professor for international accounting at the Department of Finance, Accounting and Statistics, WU Vienna.

His research focuses on the economic consequences of changes in accounting and banking regulations, such as the introduction of new International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or Basel III. He is particularly interested in the role of accounting for the investment and risk taking behaviour of banks. Furthermore, he investigates the economic drivers for increased transparency in the financial reporting of central banks. His work has been published in leading accounting journals, including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, European Accounting Review and Journal of Business Finance & Accounting.

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CV_Novotny-Farkas_2018_December.pdf
CV_Novotny-Farkas_2018_December.pdf