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Abteilung Finanzwirtschaft und Banken

Prof. Martin E. Ruckes



Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Abteilung für Finanzwirtschaft und Banken (Prof. Ruckes)

Kaiserstr. 12

76131 Karlsruhe



Karlsuher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Abteilung für Finanzwirtschaft und Banken (Prof. Ruckes)

Geb. 09.21, 2.OG

Blücherstr. 17

76185 Karlsruhe


Tel.: +49 721 608 43427

E-Mail: corpfinIrt6∂fbv kit edu


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Dr. Meik Scholz-Daneshgari

Postdoctoral researcher

Only by appointment (prior request via e-mail required)  mondays, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Raum: 236 (2nd floor, left corridor)
Tel.: +49 721 608 43831
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Organizational topics

  • Member of the main organizing team of the Joint Conference 2014: 21st Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association & 13th Symposium on Finance, Banking, and Insurance
  • Coordination and support of Bachelor's and Master's courses
  • Exam organization and coordination (Bachelor's and Master's courses)
  • Website management
  • ILIAS management



Summer term: Discussion Sessions Financial Management (since 2013)

Winter term: Discussion Sessions Corporate Finance 1 (Valuation) (since 2016)

Supervisor of Bachelor's and Master's seminar papers

Supervisor of Bachelor's and Master's theses



  • Dynamic Aspects in Corporate Governance
  • Choices of Governance Structures and Mechanisms
  • Corporate Governance and Textual Analysis
  • CEO Characteristics and Attributes
  • Structure and Composition of Corporate boards
  • Shareholder Proposals and Shareholder Voting


In refereed journals:


Working papers:

Conference and workshop presentations

  • 23rd Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association (Sept. 30 - Oct. 01, 2016)
  • 78th Annual Meeting of the German Academic Association for Business Research (May 18-20, 2016)
  • 4th ECCCS Workshop on Corporate Governance and Control (March 7-8, 2016)
  • Paris December 2015 Finance Meeting (December 17, 2015)



University education

since 12/2017 Postdoctoral researcher, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
11/2017 PhD in Finance (Dr. rer. pol.), Dissertation entitled "Dynamic Aspects in Corporate Governance and Corporate Leadership" (Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Martin Ruckes, Prof. Dr. Marc Goergen, Cardiff University, UK)
08/2017 - 10/2017 Visiting Scholar, Boston University, Questrom School of Business
11/2012 - 11/2017 Research fellow and PhD candidate, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
10/2008 - 09/2012 Business Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
10/2006 - 09/2008 Business Engineering, Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg

Practical experience

04/2011 - 10/2011 BMW Group Munich, Competitor analysis and market forecasting


04/2012 Research Student Award, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)