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Daniel  Wangerin

Daniel Wangerin

Assistant Professor
Department: Accounting and Information Systems

Office: N231 Business College Complex

Telephone: 517-884-0711


Dan earned his PhD in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2011 and his MPA and BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He worked for Deloitte & Touche in the audit and assurance practice and taught intermediate financial accounting, introductory accounting, and financial statement analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is also a CPA and won top honors on the May 2003 CPA exam in the state of Wisconsin. At Michigan State University, Dan teaches intermediate financial accounting and financial reporting strategy for MBAs. Dan's research examines the use and production of accounting information with a focus on the due diligence process in M&A, financial reporting for business combinations, and corporate taxation.

Mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, corporate tax avoidance, fair value accounting, internal control, corporate governance, and corporate finance


  • Skaife, H. A., D. Veenman, and D. Wangerin. 2013. Internal control over financial reporting and managerial rent extraction: Evidence from the profitability of insider trading. Journal of Accounting and Economics 55 (1): 91"“110.
  • Skaife, H. A., and D. D. Wangerin. 2013. Target Financial Reporting Quality and M&A Deals that Go Bust. Contemporary Accounting Research 30 (2): 719"“749.
  • Dickinson, V., D. Wangerin, and J. Wild. 2016. Accounting Rules and Post-Acquisition Profitability for Business Combinations. Accounting Horizons 30 (4): 427-447.
  • Jiang, J., I. Wang, and D. Wangerin. 2017. How does the FASB make decisions? A Descriptive Study of Agenda Setting and the Role Individual Board Members. Accounting, Organizations, and Society, forthcoming.
  • Koester, A., T. Shevlin, and D. Wangerin. 2017. The Role of Managerial Ability in Corporate Tax Avoidance. Management Science 63 (10): 3285-3310.
  • ACC 300: Intermediate Financial Reporting I
  • MBA 802: Financial Reporting Strategy

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