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Martin Holzhacker

Associate Professor
Department: Accounting and Information Systems
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N256
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-3035
Curriculum Vitae
  • Biography
    Martin received his doctorate degree from WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management and his master degree from University of Mannheim in Germany. Prior to joining MSU, he has worked as an assistant professor at Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands. Martin has taught cost and managerial accounting both at the master and undergraduate level. In his research, Martin examines managerial accounting practices such as cost management and target setting in a variety of organizational settings such as health care, government, and the service industry.  
  • Publications
    “Calculative Trust and Interfirm Contracts”, with Anjana Susarla and Ranjani Krishnan, Management Science, forthcoming
    Relative Target Setting and Cooperation“, with Stephan Kramer, Michal Matejka, and Nick Hoffmeister, Journal of Accounting Research (2019), 57 (1), 211-239.
    “Relative Performance Evaluation and the Ratchet Effect“, with Pablo Casas-Arce, Michal Matejka and Matthias D. Mahlendorf, Contemporary Accounting Research (2018), 35(4), 1702-1731.
    “Unraveling the Black Box of Cost Behavior: an Empirical Investigation of Risk Drivers, Managerial Resource Procurement, and Cost Elasticity“, with Ranjani Krishnan and Matthias D. Mahlendorf, The Accounting Review (2015), 90 (6), 2305-2336.  
    “The Impact of Changes in Regulation on Cost Behavior“, with Ranjani Krishnan and Matthias D. Mahlendorf, Contemporary Accounting Research (2015), 32 (2), 534-566.
  • Courses
    • ACC 341: Accounting for Management Decision Making
    • MBA 812: Accounting Decision Making

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Supporting the ‘global village’ of accounting research 
The Broad College hosted the 16th annual Global Management Accounting Research Symposium in June 2019.