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Professor of Accounting
Head of Accounting Department

Personal Details

Frank Ecker started as Professor of Accounting at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in August 2016. His research focuses on the role of accounting information for capital market participants and has been published in top accounting journals. He also advised on the development of trading strategies for institutional clients.

He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance at Berufsakademie Mannheim, and has an M.B.A and Ph.D. from University of Trier. Prior to his graduate studies, he worked for Deutsche Bank AG and DGZ Dekabank Luxembourg S.A. Before joining the Frankfurt School, Frank Ecker was an assistant professor at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.

Teaching Interests:

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Valuation
  • Empirical PhD Seminar in Accounting


Scholarly journal articles

Office hours

By appointment in the office E4.84


Mary-Ethel Davis-Thieme
Department Assistant