Marc Altdörfer

Doctoral candidate

Marc holds a B.Sc. in Economics from Heidelberg University and a M.Sc. in Economics and Institutions from Philipp-University of Marburg. During his studies, Marc gathered professional experience working in the financial service industry and public sector. Before joining Ulm University, he worked as a consultant in the Tax Service Line at KPMG.


Research Interests

  • Credit Ratings
  • Home Bias in Ratings
  • Financial Markets
  • Economics Of Crime
  • Public Economics


Working Papers

"European versus Anglo-Saxon Credit View: Evidence from the European Sovereign Debt Crisis" (together with C. De las Salas, A. Guettler and G. Löffler). The paper has been accepted at the 5th Conference on Credit Analysis and Risk Management in Basel, September 14 - 15, 2017.

"A Global Study of Credit Rating Consistency" (together with C. De las Salas, A. Guettler and G. Löffler) - Presented by G. Löffler at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association (DGF) at the University of Bonn. 

Financial Support by the German Research Foundation (DFG, GU 984/3-1)


Teaching Assistant

  • Winter 16/17: Business Unit Strategy and Corporate Finance
  • Summer 16: Advanced Financial Intermediation
  • Winter 15/16: Research in Finance




Marc Altdörfer


Marc Altdörfer
room: 203
phone: +49 (0) 7 31 50-3 10 36
fax: +49 (0) 7 31 50-3 10 32
consultation hour: on appointment



University of Ulm
Institute of Strategic Management and Finance
Helmholtzstraße 22
89081 Ulm