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Dr. Othar Kordsachia

Assistant Professor
Sustainable Finance & Investments
ESG Non-Disclosure: A Risk Factor for Companies' Market Valuation?
FFF-Förderprojekt, January 2024 until December 2024

This study addresses an important gap in our understanding of how industry-specific ESGs affect market valuations and risks. While investor attention on ESG factors has increased, there is an urgent ... more ...

Student Literacy in Sustainable Finance
ERASMUS, September 2023 until February 2026

Recognising the challenges ahead, in 2018 the European Commission published its Action Plan for Sustainable Financial Growth, which aims, among other things, to redirect capital flows towards a more ... more ...

Bibliometric analysis on the EU Taxonomy
FFF-Förderprojekt, July 2023 until April 2024

The European Union Taxonomy Regulation, adopted in 2020, plays a crucial role in promoting sustainable investments and supporting the transition to a greener economy. As a comprehensive framework, it ... more ...

  • Dai, Y., Kordsachia, O., & Tan, W. (2023). How does firm prestige affect the cost of bank loans? The European Journal of Finance, 29(8). (ABDC_2022: A; ABS_2021: 3; VHB_3: B)

  • Kordsachia, O., Bassen, A., Fieberg, C., & Wolters, K. (2023). Market perceptions on the role of female leadership in adapting to climate change. Journal of Risk Finance, 24(4), 424-448. (ABDC_2022: B; ABS_2021: 1; VHB_3: B)

  • Kordsachia, O., Focke, M., & Velte, P. (2022). Do sustainable institutional investors contribute to firms’ environmental performance? Empirical evidence from Europe. Review of Managerial Science, 16. (ABS_2021: 2; VHB_3: B)

  • Bassen, A., Fieberg, C., Kordsachia, O., Lopatta, K., & Nendza, B. (2022). Index construction for sustainable development investing. Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment. (ABS_2021: 1)

  • Bassen, A., Kordsachia, O., Lopatta, K., Tammen, T., & Alexander, E.-K. (2022). Views and perceptions of financial analysts during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment. (ABS_2021: 1)

  • Kordsachia, O. (2021). A risk management perspective on CSR and the marginal cost of debt: empirical evidence from Europe. Review of Managerial Science, 15(6), 1611-1643. (ABS_2021: 2; VHB_3: B)

  • Obermann, J., Velte, P., Gerwanski, J., & Kordsachia, O. (2020). Mutualistic symbiosis? Combining theories of agency and stewardship through behavioral characteristics. Management Research Review, 43(8), 989-1011. (ABDC_2022: C; ABS_2021: 1; VHB_3: C)

  • Gerwanski, J., Kordsachia, O., & Velte, P. (2019). Determinants of materiality disclosure quality in integrated reporting: Empirical evidence from an international setting. Business Strategy and the Environment, 28(5), 750-770. (ABDC_2022: A; ABS_2021: 3; VHB_3: B)