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Dr. U. (Ulrike) Thuerheimer

Faculty of Economics and Business
Section Accounting

Visiting address
  • Plantage Muidergracht 12
  • Room number: M 2.16
Postal address
  • Postbus 15953
    1001 NL Amsterdam
  • Profile

    Assistant Professor | University of Amsterdam (2022-today)

    Lecturer (Assistant Professor) | UNSW Sydney (2020-2022)

    PhD Accounting | Maastricht University (2020)

    M.Sc. Business Research (Accounting) | Maastricht University (2015)

    B.Sc. International Business | Maastricht University (2013)



    Ulrike joined the Amsterdam Business School (Universiyt of Amsterdam) in March 2022. Prior to that, she was a lecturer (assistant professor) at the School of Accounting at UNSW Sydney. In 2020, she completed her PhD in Accounting at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. During her doctoral studies, she spent time as a Doctoral Research Fellow at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (2018-2019) and as a visiting PhD student at UNSW (2017, 2018, 2019). She holds a B.Sc. in International Business and an M.Sc. Business Research from Maastricht University.

  • Research


    • Value of auditing
    • Audit quality
    • Audit production



    Ulrike's research centers around the value of auditing and audit quality. She is interested in factors that affect audit production and audit quality. Specifically, her research investigates the quality of group audits, the effectiveness of public oversight and auditor's incentives from regulation and litigation. As a co-investigator of research grants from the Dutch Foundation for Auditing Research, she investigates the auditor's detection and correction of misstatements, audit production and the effect of audit committee involvement on audit quality. She has published in the Journal of Accounting Research.

  • Publications


    • Carson, E., Fu, Y., Thuerheimer, U., & Xu, Y. (in press). The audit market for listed Australian companies from 2012 to 2018: A state of play. Australian Journal of Management.
    • Carson, E., Simnett, R., Thurheimer, U., & Vanstraelen, A. (2022). Involvement of Component Auditors in Multinational Group Audits: Determinants, Audit Quality, and Audit Fees. Journal of Accounting Research , 60(4), 1419-1462.


    • van Raak, J. J. F., & Thürheimer, U. (2016). Opportunities to improve the measurement of audit quality: A call for collaboration between the profession and academics. MAB, 90(9), 352-358.


    • Thuerheimer, U. (2020). Context matters: Essays on factors affecting the supply of audit quality and audit outcomes.


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  • Ancillary activities
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