Jannis Bischof is full professor at the University of Mannheim where he holds the Chair of Accounting. His research is at the intersection between financial accounting and banking. In particular, he examines the role of public information in the supervision of banks, the incentives for banks' disclosure behavior, and the relation between disclosure and risk-taking behavior. His research was published in leading international journals such as Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, and Accounting in Europe.
Before Jannis Bischof joined Mannheim in 2015, he was Professor of Accounting and Finance at Goethe University Frankfurt and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He earned both a PhD and a master's degree from the University of Mannheim. During his PhD studies, he visited Harvard University and ESSEC Business School in Paris. Outside of academia, Jannis Bischof has worked with KPMG in accounting advisory services for the financial industry.