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  • Shakespeare Speaks to WSJ About Accounting’s Future

    Will automation lead to the death of accountants? U-M Professor Cathy Shakespeare says no. Though basic bookkeeping can be handled by software, there’s still a strong need for well-trained accountants who can interpret the results.

  • Impact of the Government Shutdown of 2013

    Just how much impact did the U.S. government shutdown of 2013 have on the nation’s financial markets? Michigan Ross Professors Ryan Ball and Venky Nagar recently studied the effects of this 16-day phenomenon and co-authored a paper on it with a University of Utah expert. Their conclusion? “Liquidity significantly deteriorated."

  • 2017 Honorary Paton Fellow Awardees Selected

    Gregory Jonas, who served for 23 years at Arthur Andersen, and Robert Anthony, long associated with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, will be recognized as honorees during the Paton Fellow Induction Ceremony to be held March 30, 2017 at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business building.



Each year Michigan Accounting hosts conferences, seminars and events in support of accounting excellence in research and teaching.

  • Accounting Kapnick Spring Conference
    THURSDAY & FRIDAY, APRIL 12-13, 2018
    Ross School of Business Colloquium.
    Read more about this event

    Information will be provided closer to event.


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