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Dr Lars Helge Hass

Reader in Finance and Accounting

Lars Helge Hass

Lancaster University

The Management School



Tel: +44 1524 593981


Lars Helge Hass is Associate Professor (Reader) in Finance and Accounting. He joined LUMS after completing his Ph.D. at WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management (Germany). He holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen University (Germany), a M.Sc. in Business Administration and a M.Sc. in Economics, both from the University of Hagen (Germany).


Diplom-Informatiker (eq. M.Sc. Computer Science), RWTH Aachen University, Germany; Diplom-Kaufmann (eq. M.Sc. Business Administration), University of Hagen, Germany; Diplom-Volkswirt (eq. M.Sc. Economics), University of Hagen, Germany; Dr. rer. pol. (eq. Ph.D. Finance), WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany

Research Interests

Financial Reporting, Corporate Finance, Taxation, Innovation

Research Grants

2016: British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant (GBP 8,178 budget): Does Employment Protection Spur Innovation? International Evidence (with Justin Chircop and Monika Tarsalewska)

2015: LUMS Pump-priming Research Grant (GBP 3,200 budget): Tournament Incentives and Tax Avoidance (with Skrålan Vergauwe)

2015:Lancaster University Early Career Small Grant (GBP 4,400 budget): Does Bank Loan Securitization Affect Borrowers’ Disclosure Incentives? (with Zoltan Novotny-Farkas)

2014: Lancaster University Early Career Small Grant (GBP 4,800 budget): Insider Trading and Corporate Fraud (with Anastasios Kagkadis)

2012 - 2017: Participation in Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Grant (CAD 250,420 budget): Finance and Innovation: Fraud, Ethics and Regulation (with Douglas Cumming and Sofia Johan)

Additional Information

I am willing to supervise Ph.D. dissertations in asset pricing theory, empirical finance, corporate governance or empirical accounting.

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