dr. S. (Saskia) Kohlhase

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Associate Member ERIM
Field: Finance & Accounting
Affiliated since 2016

Saskia Kohlhase conducts research on economic and societal consequences of taxation. In particular, she investigates consequences of taxing cross-border economic activities, tax incentives of loss-making firms, and how taxation influences the allocation of funds within firms. Her work has been published in the Journal of International Business Studies and the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. 

Saskia has joined the Accounting and Control department of RSM as an assistant professor in 2016 after obtaining her Ph.D. from Vienna University of Economics and Business. During her Ph.D. education, she spent five months as a visiting scholar at Duke University. For her dissertation, she has received the Award of “Nürnberger Steuergespräche” (awarded by the tax advisors association in Nuremberg).

Saskia has teaching experience at the undergraduate and master level in financial accounting and taxation. Currently, she teaches and coordinates the master elective 'Taxation' and the honors class in the Accounting and Financial Management Master at RSM.

  • S. Kohlhase & J.L. Wielhouwer (2020). The relation between tax rates, tariffs, and transfer pricing components.

Editorial positions (3)

  • Accounting and Business Research

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • The European Accounting Review

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • The Accounting Review

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

Organization Memberships


Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T08-16
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

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