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David A. Ziebart
Professor of Accountancy

Educational Background

Ph.D. Accounting, Michigan State University, 1983
M.S. Accounting, Northern Illinois University, 1976
B.A. Accounting, Aurora College, 1975. C.P.A.

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1985. Assistant professor of accounting at Indiana University, 1982-85.

Recent Publications

Ziebard, D., & Yaekura, T. 2004. An analysis of the difficulty in correctly identifying discretionary accruals. Advances in Quantitative Analysis in Accounting and Finance, 1: 1-28.

Ziebart, D., & Yaekura, T. 2003. An analysis of the difficulty in correctly identifying discretionary accruals. In Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, forthcoming.

Ziebart, D., & Guo, H. 2000. The effect of earnings management, inside information, and voluntary disclosure choice on management earnings forecasts. Asian Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, 7: 33-58.

Ziebart, D., & Liu, C.S. 1999. Evidence on the stock market's overreaction to bad news management earnings forecasts. Journal of Empirical Finance, 6: 405-430.

Honors and Awards

St. Louis Accountancy Alumni Teaching Award, 2000. Undergraduate Teaching Award, Commerce Alumni Association, 1997. M.B.A. Teaching Award, 1992.

Academic Service

Editorial board, The International Journal of Accounting and Accounting Inquires. Outstanding Dissertation Award Committee, American Accounting Association, FAR Section, 2001-2002. Director, Midwest Regional Financial Accounting and Reporting Section, American Accounting Association, 1999-2000. Selection Committee, Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award, American Accounting Association, 2000-2001.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in financial accounting. Also teaches in the CPA review course. Research focuses on the application of financial economics methods to evaluate and investigate financial accounting and reporting issues. Has provided litigation support services to Big 5 public accounting firms.

Contact Information:
211 Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 244-0534

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