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Oliver Binz

Assistant Professor of Accounting and Control


Oliver is an Assistant Professor of Accounting and Control at INSEAD. He received his PhD in Business Administration from Duke University. Prior to academia, he worked for Deutsche Bank’s Asset and Wealth Management division.

Oliver’s interests lie at the intersection of equity valuation and macroeconomics. Some of his recent projects explore how macroeconomic developments affect managers’ and consumers’ decision making, and the resulting consequences for corporate investment efficiency and profits. His research has been published in leading academic journals including the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, and the Accounting Review.

Oliver teaches Financial Accounting in the MBA program.

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Economics & Finance

Sales Numbers Are Up? It May Only Be Inflation

O. Binz, E. Ferracuti, P. Joos

Managers need proper information systems to decipher the real causes of any bump in sales revenue and decide whether investments are required.

Economics & Finance

Covid Cost-Cutting May Backfire in the Long Run

Oliver Binz

Macroeconomic uncertainty makes firms more profitable in the short-term, but the bill comes due later.