Prof. dr. I. (Ingolf) Dittmann

Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Fellow ERIM
Field: Finance & Accounting
Affiliated since 2005

Ingolf Dittmann is a professor of corporate governance and managerial accounting at the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE). Professor Dittmann's major areas of interest lie in corporate finance, corporate governance, executive compensation and behavioural finance.He is a member of both ERIM and the Tinbergen Institute. He chaired the research project "Explaining Stock Options in Executive Compensation" that is financed by a vidi  grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, NWO (2006-2010). Moreover, he currently chairs the research project “Inferring Preferences from Managerial Compensation Data” that is financed by a vici (2013-2017) grant from NWO. Earlier career roles include that of visiting scholar at the University of California in San Diego. Professor Dittmann received his PhD from Dortmund University and his Habilitation (a second German degree) from Humboldt-University at Berlin. Please take a look at his personal website in: https://personal.eur.nl/dittmann/ 

Publications

  • Academic (17)
    • Dittmann, I., Yu, K., & Zhang, D. D. (2017). How Important Are Risk-Taking Incentives in Executive Compensation? Review of Finance, 21(5), 1805-1846. https://doi.org/10.1093/rof/rfx019

    • Dittmann, I., Kübler, D., Maug, E., & Mechtenberg, L. (2014). Why votes have a value? Games and Economic Behavior, 84, 17-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geb.2013.12.004

    • Dittmann, I., Maug, E. G., & Spalt, O. (2013). Indexing executive compensation contracts. The Review of Financial Studies, 26(12), 3182-3224. https://doi.org/10.1093/rfs/hht052

    • Dittmann, I., Maug, EG., & Zhang, D. D. (2011). Restricting CEO Pay. Journal of Corporate Finance, 17(4), 1200-1220. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2011.04.007

    • Dittmann, I., Maug, EG., & Spalt, O. (2010). Sticks or carrots? Optimal CEO compensation when managers are loss-averse. The Journal of Finance, 65(6), 2015-2050. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6261.2010.01609.x

    • Dittmann, I., Maug, EG., & Schneider, C. (2010). Bankers on the boards of German firms: What they do, what they are worth, and why they are (still) there. Review of Finance, 14(1), 35-71. https://doi.org/10.1093/rof/rfp007

    • Dittmann, I. (2010). Discussion of "Are CEOs compensated for value destroying growth in earnings?". Review of Accounting Studies, 15(3), 578-583. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11142-010-9125-4

    • Dittmann, I., & Ulbricht, N. (2008). Timing and wealth effects of German dual class stock unifications. European Financial Management, 14(1), 163-196. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-036X.2007.00388.x

    • Dittmann, I., Maug, EG., & Schneider, C. (2008). How Preussag became TUI: A clinical study of institutional blockholders and restructuring in Europe. Financial Management - FM, 37(3), 571-598. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-053X.2008.00025.x

    • Dittmann, I., & Maug, EG. (2007). Lower salaries and no options? On the optimal structure of executive pay. The Journal of Finance, 62(1), 303-343. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6261.2007.01208.x

    • Dittmann, I. (2006). The optimal use of fines and imprisonment if governments don't maximize welfare. Journal of Public Economic Theory, 8(4), 677-695. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9779.2006.00283.x

    • Dittmann, I. (2004). Error correction models for fractionally cointegrated time series. Journal of Time Series Analysis, 25, 27-32.

    • Dittmann, I., Maug, EG., & Kemper, J. (2004). How fundamental are fundamental values? Valuation methods and their impact on the performance of German venture capitalists. European Financial Management, 10, 609-638.

    • Dittmann, I., & Granger, CWJ. C. (2002). Properties of nonlinear transformations of fractionally integrated processes. Journal of Econometrics, 110(2), 113-133.

    • Dittmann, I. (2001). Fractional cointegration of voting and non-voting shares. Applied Financial Economics, 11, 321-332.

    • Dittmann, I. (2000). Residual-based tests for fractional cointegration: A Monte Carlo study. Journal of Time Series Analysis, 21, 615-647.

    • Dittmann, I. (1999). How reliable should auditors be? Optimal monitoring in principal-agent relationships. European Journal of Political Economy, 15, 523-546.

  • Popular (1)
    • Dittmann, I. (2008). The Structure and Level of Executive Pay. Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (EUR).

  • Academic (1)
    • Lamp, F., & Dittmann, I. (2013). Persistent Optimism or Pessimism in Analysts' Earnings Forecasts: Can an Individual Bias Correction Improve the Consensus Forecast?.

  • Role: Member Doctoral Committee
  • PhD Candidate: Patrick Verwijmeren
  • Time frame: 2005 - 2008
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Dan Zhang
  • Time frame: 2008 - 2012
2014
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