Maximilian Muhn is broadly interested in empirical accounting research. His current work focuses on the determinants and consequences of firms’ financial transparency and the effects of financial market and transparency regulation. Muhn joined Chicago Booth as an Assistant Professor of Accounting in 2019. He earned a PhD in accounting from Humboldt University of Berlin and holds an MSc and a BSc in business administration from the University of Münster, Germany. During his studies, he gained work experience in consulting (McKinsey and Boston Consulting Group), auditing (KPMG and Deloitte), and management accounting (BASF and ThyssenKrupp Steel).