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Ernst Maug has been professor for Corporate Finance at the University of Mannheim since February 2006. He was Professor of Business Administration at the Department of Business and Economics at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

In his previous positions he served as Assistant Professor of Finance at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University from 1996 to 2000. He held a similar position at the London Business School, where he taught from 1993 to 1996. He taught a range of courses from introductory MBA level to senior executive programs.

Professor Maug obtained his PhD from the London School of Economics in 1993, where he was a member of the Financial Markets Group.

His main research interest is in the theory of corporate finance with a particular emphasis on corporate governance. Recent work analyzes executive compensation contracts, the role of bankers on corporate boards, and shareholder voting. His research was published in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Finance, and the European Economic Review.

Research Interests

Corporate governance, finance and labor, executive compensation, shareholder voting, blockholders

Working Papers


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