Marcel Olbert

Assistant Professor of Accounting

BSc MSc PhD (Mannheim)

Previously a Research Assistant and PhD student at Germany’s University of Mannheim, Dr Marcel Olbert’s broad range of experience includes investment banking within the M&A advisory group of JP Morgan London, strategy consulting with Roland Berger and international tax and private equity with PwC and Flick Gocke Schaumburg. His research interests focus on the real effects of corporate taxation and disclosure regulation – examining how multinational businesses respond to incentives that stem from their regulatory and macroeconomic environment. His work has been accepted for publication in The Accounting Review and the Journal of Accounting and Economics.

Marcel’s current research on tax reforms, multinational firm investment, and economic growth in developing countries is featured in the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development brochure.

Marcel is seeking applications for professional research assistantships.

Marcel teaches in our LBS MBA programme and has been named in the businessbecause’s list of MBA professors to watch in 2022.


How does private firm disclosure affect demand for public firm equity? Evidence from the global equity market

Kim J; Olbert M

Journal of Accounting and Economics 2022 In Press

Real Effects of Private Country-by-Country Disclosure

Olbert M; De Simone L

Accounting Review 2022 Vol 97:6 p 201-232


International Taxation in the Digital Economy: Challenge Accepted?

Olbert M; Spengel C

World Tax Journal 2017 Vol 9:1


Corporate Tax Policy in Developed Countries and Economic Activity in Africa

Hoopes J L; Klein D; Lester R; Olbert M

Social Sciences Research Network

ESG Disclosures in the Private Equity Industry

Abraham J K; Olbert M; Vasvari F P

Social Sciences Research Network

How Do Multinational Companies Respond to Destination-based Taxes?

De Simone L; Olbert M

Social Sciences Research Network

Measuring the Effects of the Global Tax Reform - Evidence from High-frequency Data

Gomez-Cram R; Olbert M

Social Sciences Research Network

Private Equity and Local Public Finances

Olbert M; Severin P

Social Sciences Research Network


Tax competition and employment

Glaeser S; Olbert M; Werner A C

Social Sciences Research Network


Transfer pricing and the decision-making authority of the tax function in multinational companies

Barsch S E; Heckemeyer J H; Olbert M

Social Sciences Research Network

Teaching portfolio

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  • Masters Degrees core courses

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    • Accounting
      Gain a basic understanding of the financial reporting process and of managerial accounting. The financial accounting component will equip you with the skills needed to successfully analyse a relatively complex set of financial statements and to extract information from accounting data to make informed decisions. The managerial accounting component covers basic accounting techniques and the impact of strategic and organisational change on accounting information.
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