Tim Martens


City, University of London | Cass Business School

106 Bunhill Row | London EC1Y 8TZ | UK

Email: Tim.Martens@city.ac.uk

Academic Appointments

2019 - Present: Lecturer in Accounting at City, University of London


2019: Visiting PhD Student in Accounting at Columbia University

2017 - 2018: Visiting PhD Student in Accounting at Tilburg University

2014 - 2019: PhD Student in Accounting at University of Mannheim and Goethe University Frankfurt

2012 - 2014: Master Student in Economics at University of Amsterdam

2009 - 2012: Bachelor Student in Economics at University of Mannheim and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Exchange)


City, University of London

Management Accounting (Bachelor), Lecturer, Fall 2019, 2020

Strategic Cost Management (Master), Lecturer, Fall 2019, 2020

University of Mannheim

Introduction to Financial Accounting (Bachelor), TA, Fall 2018

Cost Accounting (Bachelor), TA, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017

Goethe University Frankfurt

Financial Instruments and Financial Institutions: Financial Analysis (Master), TA, Fall 2014

Economic Consequences of Accounting (Master), TA, Fall 2014

Accounting for M&A (Master), TA, Spring 2014

Teaching Qualifications

University Teaching Certificate Baden-Württemberg I


The Disclosure Function of the U.S. Patent System: Evidence from the PTDL Program and Extreme Snowfall (Conditional Acceptance Review of Accounting Studies), Paper

Analyst Coverage Overlaps and Interfirm Information Spillovers (Forthcoming Journal of Accounting Research), with Christoph Sextroh, Paper

Working Papers / Work in Progress

Mobile Communication and Information Flows (Work in Progress), with Christoph Sextroh

Capital Market Feedback and Corporate Innovation (Work in Progress), with Christoph Sextroh and Mustafa Ahçi

Disclosures and Firm Cooperation (Work in Progress), with Carol Seregni


European Meeting of the Econometric Society, 2018

European Accounting Association Annual Congress, 2018

Tilburg Accounting Mini Confernce, 2017

European Accounting Association Doctoral Colloquium in Accounting, 2017

Spring Meeting of Young Economists, 2017

GESS Research Day, University of Mannheim, 2016

Brown Bag, University of Mannheim, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Refereeing Activity

Journal of Business Economics


Landesgraduiertenförderung Baden-Württemberg, 2017

Cass Pump Priming, 2020