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.

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.


International Taxation in the Digital Economy: Challenge Accepted?

Olbert M; Spengel C

World Tax Journal 2017 Vol 9:1

Private Equity and Taxes

Olbert M; Severin P

Social Sciences Research Network

Real Effects of Private Country-by-Country Disclosure

DeSimone L; Olbert M

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

    A key part of our Masters programmes curriculum.

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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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  • PhD courses

    The first step to academic excellence.

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