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March 13, 2012

UW-Eau Claire business faculty to participate in MBAA International Conference, Liu to receive distinguished paper award

MBAA InternationalThe Midwest Business Administration Association (MBAA) will hold its 48th Annual International Conference at The Drake Hotel in Chicago, March 28-30, 2012.

Dr. Ling Liu, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Department of Accounting and Finance, is the recipient of the North American Accounting Society’s 2012 MBAA International McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper Award for her paper, “Analyst Firm Coverage and Forecast Accuracy: The Effect of Regulation Fair Disclosure.”

MBAA consists of eleven formal organizations with over 700 active members. These organizations represent a variety of disciplines, including accounting; case research; economics; finance, real estate, insurance and risk management; health administration; human resources and industrial relations; information systems and quantitative methods; international business; legal studies; management; marketing; and operations management and entrepreneurship.

Since 1999, the annual MBAA International conference has been attended by participants from all 50 states and dozens of other countries. For more information about MBAA, or to learn more about the conference, please visit the MBAA website at

UW-Eau Claire COB Faculty in Leadership Roles

  • MBAA Advisory Council: Robert Erffmeyer
  • North American Accounting Society: Past President: D’Arcy Becker
  • Academy of Finance: Past President: Rajarshi Aroskar
  • Marketing Management Association: Past President: Rama Yelkur

2012 MBAA Best Paper Award: North American Accounting Society

Presented to Ling Liu, UW-Eau Claire, for her paper, “Analyst Firm Coverage and Forecast Accuracy: The Effect of Regulation Fair Disclosure”

MBAA 2012 Sessions with UW-Eau Claire COB faculty

Wednesday, March 28
Tenth Annual MMA Master Teaching Competition. Sponsored by Hormel Foods.
Judges include Robert Erffmeyer

Thursday, March 29
“Analyst Firm Coverage and Forecast Accuracy: The Effect of Regulation Fair Disclosure”
Ling Liu

“Over-Reaction to the CALPERS Focus List?”
Dean Johnson, Michigan Technological University; Tyler Yoder, Ball State University; Srinivasan Sundaram, Ball State University; William Ogden

Friday, March 30
“China Dual Degree Programs, Students' Perceptions of Academic Issues: The Experience of Accounting Students”
D’Arcy Becker and Ingrid Ulstad

Theme: Global Marketing Strategy Challenges and Considerations
Chair: Rama Yelkur

Theme: Advising Student Clubs: Insights and Perspectives
Panelists: Rama Yelkur

“Business Student Expectations and Perceptions Regarding Internships”
Scott R. Swanson

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