Peter Fiechter

Chair of Financial Accounting


Peter Fiechter is dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business, and professor of financial accounting at the Institute of Financial Analysis. Prior to joining the University of Neuchatel, Peter Fiechter was assistant professor at the University of Zurich. During his doctorate at the University of Zurich, he also worked for UBS in the Group Accounting Department.

The research of Peter Fiechter focuses on both determinants and economic consequences of financial reporting. Specifically, his research interests include bank accounting, earnings management, international accounting, financial instruments, and corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting.


  • International Accounting
  • Corporate Disclosures
  • Earnings Management
  • Bank Accounting
  • Financial Instruments
  • Fair Value Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Reporting


Main Publications

Invited Papers in Refereed Journals

Working Papers



Credit Swiss Award for Best Teaching 2023