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17. Münchener Forschungspreis für Wirtschaftsprüfung

The Munich Research Prize for Auditing (known as Münchener Forschungspreis für Wirtschaftsprüfung) was awarded for the fifteenth time by the Institute for Accounting, Auditing and Analysis together with Deloitte on November 19, 2019. The aim is to honor outstanding research achievements of (doctoral) students.

The award ceremony for the best scientific work was the highlight of the event. The following (doctoral) students were awarded for their excellent results:

 Dr. Julia Menacher, Winner of the category “Best Dissertation”
„Empirical studies on the information content and strategic use of qualitative voluntary disclosures”

Alexander Paulus, Winner of the category “Best Master thesis”
„Information content of narrative disclosures in 10-K annual reports: Usage of supervised learning algorithms to forecast cash flows"

Nicole Unterauer, Winner of the category “Best Bachelor thesis”
„Economic consequences of real earnings management”

All awards were sponsored by Deloitte. The financial support is supposed to create incentives for high-quality research in the future. In the end, all guests from science and practice had the opportunity to exchange views within a pleasant get-together.