Department of Accounting

  • Centre for Owner-Managed Businesses

Room: SOL/C4.13
Thomas Plenborg

I serve as professor at Department of Accounting. My research interests include financial statement analysis, credit analysis, incentive contracts, firm valuation and financial reporting. I work with different research designs and methodologies and appreciate research projects made with the industry. In addition to research I care about teaching and have received various teaching awards.

Primary research areas
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Financial reporting
  • Valuation
  • Risk analysis
  • Executive compensation
Curriculum Vitae
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  • Financial Statement Analysis/graduate (CM fir)
  • Bestyrelsesuddannelserne/executive
Selected publications
  • RIISE JOHANSEN, Thomas and Thomas PLENBORG (2018). “Company responses to demand for annual report changes”, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol 31 (6): 1593-1617
  • KNUDSEN, Jens, Simon KOLD and Thomas PLENBORG (2017). “Stick to your fundamentals and discover your peers”, Financial Analyst Journal, Volume 73, Third Quarter: 85-105.
  • RIISE JOHANSEN, Thomas and Thomas PLENBORG (2013). “Prioritising disclosures in the annual report”, Accounting and Business Research, October
  • PETERSEN, Christian and Thomas PLENBORG (2010). “How do firms implement impairment tests?” ABACUS, December
  • GABRIELSEN, Gorm, Jeffrey GRAMLICH and Thomas PLENBORG (2002). ”Managerial ownership, external ownership and the information content of earnings in a non-US setting”, Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting
Publications List
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Jeppe Christoffersen; Thomas Plenborg; Morten Seitz / Accounting for Employee Flows
In: Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 1.12.2022
Journal article > peer review
Jeppe Christoffersen; Morten Holm; Thomas Plenborg; Morten Seitz / Intern rapportering i Danske SMV'er
Frederiksberg : Center for Ejerledede Virksomheder. Copenhagen Business School 2022, 32 p.
Nigel J. Barradale; Thomas Plenborg; Simone Stæhr / Investor Feedback : Impact on Analyst Biases and Investor Critical Evaluation.
In: Accounting and Finance, Vol. 62, No. 1, 3.2022, p. 767-803
Journal article > peer review
Jesper Banghøj; Jan Marton; Thomas Plenborg; Emmeli Runesson / Revisiting Pay-performance Sensitivity around IFRS Adoption in Europe : The Dominant Role of Germany.
In: Accounting and Business Research, 10.6.2022
Journal article > peer review
Jeppe Christoffersen; Sarah Wassermann Hansen; Jacob Christian Kjeldsmark; Thomas Plenborg / Analytikeres langsigtede budgetadfærd
In: Finans/Invest, No. 5, 10.2021, p. 21-27
Journal article > peer review
Jeppe Christoffersen; Thomas Plenborg / Investeringsbeslutninger i danske SMV'er : Erfaringer fra 3200 virksomheder.
Frederiksberg : Center for Ejerledede Virksomheder. Copenhagen Business School 2021, 30 p.
Jeppe Christoffersen; Felix Holzmeister; Thomas Plenborg / What Is Risk to Managers?
Innsbruck : University of Innsbruck 2021, 19 p. (Working Papers in Economics and Statistics. University of Innsbruck, No. 2021-14)
Working paper
Thomas Riise Johansen; Carsten Allerslev Olsen; Thomas Plenborg / European Financial Reporting Enforcement : Analysis of Practices and Indices.
In: Financial Reporting, No. 1, 6.2020, p. 83-123
Journal article > peer review
Thomas Riise Johansen; Thomas Plenborg / Company Responses to Demands for Annual Report Changes
In: Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 31, No. 6, 2018, p. 1593-1617
Journal article > peer review
Ole Andersen; Vagn Sørensen; Thomas Plenborg / Den løbende rapportering til bestyrelsen om virksomhedens værdiskabelse
In: Finans/Invest, No. 5, 10.2018, p. 25-31
Journal article > peer review
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Research Projects
Outside activities

CBS Executive; Teaching; 2018 – ongoing
Everyday Luxury Feeling A/S (Rosemunde), Copenhagen;  Chairman of Board of Directors; 2018 – ongoing
Cowi Holding A/S;  Member of Board of Directors; 2018 – ongoing
DSV A/S; Chairman of Board of Directors; 2020 – ongoing
Saxo Bank A/S; Member of Board of Directors; - 2018
DSV A/S; Vice chairman of Board of Directors; - 2020
Jyske Bank; - 2020