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Frederik Kohl

Year: 2020

Center: Business

Frederik Kohl comes from a small German town near Luxembourg. He holds both a Bachelor in Business Administration and a Master in Management with specialisation in Accounting and Finance from the University of Mannheim. In the course of his (under-)graduate studies, Frederik spent a semester each at McGill University and Columbia University. During the academic year 2019/2020, Frederik visited the University of Cambridge as a Cambridge Trust scholar to pursue a Research Master in Finance which he passed with distinction in July 2020. He enjoys working interdisciplinarily at the intersection of Accounting, Finance, and Law. In his master thesis, for which he was awarded the Ernst & Young foundation prize, he explored the effect of an exogenous shock to SEC enforcement resources on insider trading. From September 2020 onwards, he will be working as a research associate for Prof. Dr. Jens Wüstemann at the Chair of Business Administration, Accounting and Auditing.

Research interests: 

  • Capital Market Regulation and its Enforcement
  • Financial Misreporting and Corporate Distress
  • Strategic Insider Trading and Trade Disclosure
Frederik Kohl, M.Sc., M.Phil.

Frederik Kohl, M.Sc., M.Phil.

Research Assistant
University of Mannheim
Castle east wing – Room SN 288
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
By appointment only