Christian Hofmann

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)

Kaulbachstr. 45

Munich, DE 80539

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (35)

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Interrelated Performance Measures, Interactive Effort, and Optimal Incentives

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Vol. 21, pp. 125-149, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2011
Shane S. Dikolli, Christian Hofmann and Susan Cohen Kulp
Darden School of Business University of Virginia, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and George Washington University - Department of Accountancy
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Principal-agent Theory, Incentive Compensation, Balanced Scorecard

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Using Different Budgeting Procedures to Coordinate Principal-Agent Relationships

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Aug 1999
Christian Hofmann
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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Altruism, Social Norms and Incentive Contract Design

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 May 2012 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2021
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, Amsterdam Business School, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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incentive contract; performance measures; social norms; unproductive actions; work climate

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Executives' Compensation of European Banks - Disclosure, Sensitivity, and Their Impact on Bank Performance

Munich Business Research Paper No. 2000-01
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Aug 2000
Hans-Peter Burghof and Christian Hofmann
University of Hohenheim and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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Peer Group Composition, Peer Performance Aggregation, and Detecting Relative Performance Evaluation

AAA 2012 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
Dirk E. Black, Shane S. Dikolli and Christian Hofmann
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Darden School of Business University of Virginia and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
Downloads 574 (58,485)
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relative performance evaluation, peer performance, aggregation, peer composition

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Organizational Design and Control Choices

This is a draft of a chapter/article that has been accepted for publication by Oxford University Press in Oxford Handbooks Online, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Christian Hofmann and Laurence van Lent
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Organizational design, spillovers, information asymmetry, control choices, decentralization

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Soft Information and the Stewardship Value of Accounting Disclosure

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Mirko Stanislav Heinle and Christian Hofmann
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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soft information, disclosure, incentive contracts

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Limited Commitment in Multi-Agent Contracting

Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 May 2005
Gerald A. Feltham and Christian Hofmann
University of British Columbia and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
Downloads 218 (171,492)
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multiple agents, limited commitment, incentive contracts

Limited Commitment in Multi-Agent Contracting

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 24, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2008
Gerald A. Feltham and Christian Hofmann
University of British Columbia and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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Incentives, Inter-agent negotiation, Multi-agent contracting, Performance evaluation

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Relative Performance Evaluation and Peer-Performance Summarization Errors

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Apr 2011
Shane S. Dikolli, Christian Hofmann and Thomas Pfeiffer
Darden School of Business University of Virginia, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Vienna - Accounting and Control
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Relative Performance Evaluation, Peer Group, Aggregation, Incentive Compensation, Summarization Error

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Organizational Structure, Aggregation of Performance Measures, and Incentives

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Aug 2010
Christian Hofmann and Steffen Reichmann
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Mannheim
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Organizational Structure, Incentives, Aggregation

Relative Performance Evaluation and Contract Externalities

AAA 2007 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Holger Asseburg and Christian Hofmann
University of Tuebingen - Department of Business Administration and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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contract externalities, managerial incentives, product market competition, relative performance evaluation

Relative Performance Evaluation and Contract Externalities

OR Spectrum, Forthcoming
Posted: 04 Jun 2008
Holger Asseburg and Christian Hofmann
University of Tuebingen - Department of Business Administration and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)

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contract externalities, managerial incentives, product market competition, relative performance evaluation

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The Effect of Management Control Elements on Coordination

AAA 2014 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Sara Bormann, Jan Bouwens and Christian Hofmann
Goethe-University Frankfurt, Amsterdam Business School and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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Specialization, Intra-Firm Coordination, Proximity, Complementarities, Contracting, Business Unit Performance Measurement, Organizational Design

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Interim Performance Measures and Private Information

Accounting Review, September 2013, Vol. 88, No. 5, pp. 1683-1714.
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Christian Hofmann and Naomi Rothenberg
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems
Downloads 185 (199,766)
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principal-agent theory, asymmetric information, interim performance measures, balanced scorecard

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CEO Power and Relative Performance Evaluation

AAA 2014 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 27 May 2016
Darden School of Business University of Virginia, LMU Munich, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Vienna - Accounting and Control
Downloads 180 (204,555)
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Relative performance evaluation, Managerial power, Incentive compensation

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Timeliness versus Accuracy and Information Externalities

AAA 2013 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2012
Christian Hofmann and Naomi Rothenberg
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems
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principal-agent theory, asymmetric information, timeliness, accuracy

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Delegated Contracting

AAA 2008 MAS Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Jul 2007
Gerald A. Feltham and Christian Hofmann
University of British Columbia and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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Delegation, Incentives, Multi-agent contracting, Performance evaluation

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Strike the right tone: Financial analysts’ tone to acquire information in earnings conference calls

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 24 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2020
Julia Haag, Christian Hofmann, Susanne Klausing and Nina Schwaiger
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), Oxford Internet Institute and LMU Munich
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Tone, strategic information exchanges, financial analysts, earnings conference calls

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Performance Measures and Intra-Firm Spillovers: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 May 2013
Jan Bouwens, Christian Hofmann and Laurence van Lent
Amsterdam Business School, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
Downloads 171 (213,882)
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Contracting, Business unit performance measurement, Organizational design, Interdependencies

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Authority, Monitoring, and Incentives in Hierarchies

27th Annual Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting Paper, AAA 2017 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2021
Christian Hofmann and Raffi Indjejikian
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Accounting
Downloads 166 (219,530)
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Hierarchy; Incentive; Monitoring; Multi-agent contracting; Performance evaluation

Authority, Monitoring, and Incentives in Hierarchies

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Feb 2021
Christian Hofmann and Raffi Indjejikian
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Accounting

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hierarchy, incentive, monitoring, multi-agent contracting, performance evaluation

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Earnings Management and Measurement Error

BuR Business Research Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, December 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Jan 2009
Christian Hofmann
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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Understanding the Cost Structure of a Firm: Balancing Activities and Achieving Economies of Scope

AAA 2016 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
Sara Bormann, Jan Bouwens and Christian Hofmann
Goethe-University Frankfurt, Amsterdam Business School and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
Downloads 149 (239,947)

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Economies of scale and scope, supermodularity, spillover, organizational structure, imbalance

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Task Assignment and Variable Pay Ratio

AAA 2011 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2010
Christian Hofmann and Anna Rohlfing-Bastian
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Goethe University Frankfurt
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Task Assignment, Principal-Agent Analysis, Variable Pay Ratio

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Impact of Alternative Reporting Systems in Multi-Agent Contracting

AAA Management Accounting Section 2006 Meeting Paper, Sauder School of Business Working Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Jul 2005
Gerald A. Feltham and Christian Hofmann
University of British Columbia and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
Downloads 133 (262,675)
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Dynamic Bonus Pools

AAA 2012 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2011
Jörg Budde and Christian Hofmann
University of Bonn - Economic Science Area and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
Downloads 131 (265,651)

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Bonus Pool, Incentives, Non-verifiable information

Forecast Accuracy and Consistent Preferences for the Timing of Information Arrival

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2018
Christian Hofmann and Naomi Rothenberg
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems
Downloads 111 (301,159)
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principal-agent theory, timing, accuracy, recognition

Forecast Accuracy and Consistent Preferences for the Timing of Information Arrival

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Christian Hofmann and Naomi Rothenberg
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems

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principal-agent theory, timing; accuracy

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Religion and Ownership

TRR 266 Accounting for Transparency Working Paper Series No. 3
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2021
Christian Hofmann, Laurence van Lent and Nina Schwaiger
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and LMU Munich
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Protestantism, hierarchy, ownership concentration, family ownership, trust

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An Analysis of Net-Outcome Contracting with Applications to Equity-Based Compensation

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2021
Christian Hofmann, Steven J. Huddart and Thomas Pfeiffer
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), Pennsylvania State University, University Park - Department of Accounting and University of Vienna - Accounting and Control
Downloads 102 (319,482)
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dilution, equity-based compensation, moral hazard, team compensation, optimal contracting, pay-for-performance sensitivity, security holdings, stock options

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Does organizational form matter to loan pricing?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2021
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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organizational form; franchise; outsourcing; loans; soft information; decision-making; pricing decisions.

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Public Information and Unknown Capital Market Participants

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Christian Hofmann and Andreas Loeffler
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Freie Universität Berlin
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public information, equilibrium, unkown risk aversion

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To share or not to share? Financial analysts’ questioning in conference calls

TRR 266 Accounting for Transparency Working Paper Series No. 38
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 May 2021
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), LMU Munich School of Management, LMU Munich and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) Munich
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financial analysts’ incentives, conference calls, information sharing, relative forecast accuracy

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Religion, Crime, and Financial Reporting

TRR 266 Accounting for Transparency Working Paper Series No. 16
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 May 2021
Christian Hofmann and Nina Schwaiger
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and LMU Munich
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Injunctive norms, religion, descriptive norms, crime, earnings management, tax avoidance

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Conservative Traits and Managerial Forecasting Style

Posted: 04 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2019
Sara Bormann, Debbie Claassen, Christian Hofmann and Nina Schwaiger
Goethe-University Frankfurt, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and LMU Munich

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management forecasts, conservatism, upper echelons theory, managerial traits

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Identity, Incentives, and the Value of Information

The Accounting Review: July 2012, Vol. 87, No. 4, pp. 1309-1334.
Posted: 19 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2012
Mirko Stanislav Heinle, Christian Hofmann and Alexis H. Kunz
University of Pennsylvania - Accounting Department, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Bern - Institute for Accounting

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Identity, incentives, multi-task agency, performance measure congruity, performance standards

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Estimating the sensitivity of CEO pay to accounting-based performance: gross versus net measures

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Aug 2011
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Darden School of Business University of Virginia, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Vienna - Accounting and Control
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Executive Compensation, Relative Performance Evaluation, Performance Measurement

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Using Different Budgeting Procedures to Coordinate Principal/Agent-Relationships

Schmalenbach Business Review (SBR), Vol. 55, January 2003
Posted: 26 Jun 2003
Christian Hofmann
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)

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