Jörg Rocholl

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Hans W. Friederiszick
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Economist, E.CA Economics
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Professor, Lufthansa Chair in Competition and Regulation, and Director of PhD Studies, ESMT
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Team Assistant, E.CA Economics
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Manager, E.CA Economics
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Senior Economist, E.CA Economics
Alia Mölder
Senior Economist, E.CA Economics
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Michael Rauber
Manager, E.CA Economics
Steffen Reinhold
Associate Principal, E.CA Economics
Jörg Rocholl
President, Professor of Finance, and EY Chair in Governance and Compliance, ESMT
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Paula Schneider
Economist, E.CA Economics
Juri Simons
Economist, E.CA Economics
Birgit Stoberock
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Economist, E.CA Economics
Christoph von Muellern
Senior Economist, E.CA Economics
Stefan Witte
Senior Economist, E.CA Economics
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President, Professor of Finance, and EY Chair in Governance and Compliance, ESMT

Jörg Rocholl has been the president of ESMT since July 2011. He joined ESMT in July of 2007 as an associate professor. In July 2010 he was promoted to professor and awarded the first EY Chair in Governance and Compliance. In September 2010 he was named as the associate dean of faculty and in April 2011, dean of faculty. Jörg holds both his PhD in Finance and Economics and his MPhil from Columbia Business School and received his “Diplom-Ökonom mit Auszeichnung” (Economics degree with distinction) from the Universität Witten/Herdecke in Germany.

Jörg’s research interests are in the areas of Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, and Financial Intermediation. His research has been accepted for publication in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and the Review of Financial Studies.

Jörg is a member of the economic advisory board of the German Federal Ministry of Finance. He is also a research professor at the Ifo Institute in Munich and Duisenberg Fellow of the European Central Bank (ECB). He has worked with Boston Consulting Group in Frankfurt and London and Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and New York. Furthermore, he has been a visiting researcher at the Bundesbank’s Economic Research Center in Frankfurt. Jörg received the Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award and was awarded the Lamfalussy Fellowship from the European Central Bank. He has received several research grants from Columbia Business School, Kenan-Flagler Business School, and the FDIC; the Weatherspoon Teaching Award at Kenan-Flagler Business School; and a grant from the Westphal Foundation to conduct research in Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong.

Jörg's research has been portrayed in leading international media such as New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Financial Times, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Handelsblatt, and Börsen-Zeitung. He appears regularly as an expert on ARD, ZDF, and Deutsche Welle TV.