Prof. Dr. Sara Bormann


+49 (69) 798-34742



RuW 3.237

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  • Since 02/2019: Professor (W2) for Accounting, especially Management Control at Goethe-University Frankfurt, Faculty of Business Adminstration
  • 2018-2019: Visiting Assistant Professor at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
  • 2015-2017: Post-Doc at Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
  • 2015: Doctor's Degree at the University of Mannheim with the dissertation „Essays on Relational Contracts and Subjective Performance Evaluations within Firms" (summa cum laude)
  • 2013/2014: Research stay at Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, USA
  • 2012/2013: Short research stays at Tilburg University, Netherlands
  • Incentive contracts und performance measurement
  • Relational contracts
  • Interplay of internal and external information



  • American Accounting Association (AAA)

  • European Accounting Association (EAA)
  • German Economic Association of Business Administration (GEABA)
  • European Accounting Symposium for Young Scholars (EASYS), founder and organizer (

  • The Accounting Review
  • European Accounting Review
  • Journal of Management Accounting Research
  • Journal of Business Economics