Michigan Ross accounting faculty show how the language of business informs the market and policy.

Accounting is the language of business. The Michigan Ross accounting faculty goes beyond the numbers to show you how this language informs the market, decision-makers, and policy. You will learn in the birthplace of modern accounting research, where faculty members tackle the latest issues in the field with a collaborative yet rigorous approach.

The traditional lines between accounting, finance, and management are dissolving, and technology is changing at a rapid pace. The accounting faculty at Michigan Ross keeps you ahead of the game through expert teaching and cutting-edge research.

Chair: REUVEN LEHAVY

Professor Lehavy's research interests include the usefulness of financial analysts' price targets, stock recommendations and earnings forecasts; firms' use of accounting report discretion (earnings management); and the interaction between analysts' earnings forecasts targets and firms' reporting choices.

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Clea Davis
clea@umich.edu

PhD

The Ross PhD Program in accounting has consistently trained and developed cutting-edge accounting scholars who have pursued influential academic careers at leading research-oriented universities. Our goal is to uphold this rich tradition.

A major strength of the program is the close interaction between faculty and students. Student offices are co-located with faculty offices, a rarity in most business schools. The Paton Fund offers generous research assistantships for PhD students, reinforcing the program’s commitment to research excellence.

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