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Shiing-Wu Wang

Associate Professor of Accounting
Building
ACC
Room / Office
308C

Ph.D., University of Michigan, Business Administration, 1988
M.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Accounting, 1980
B.S., National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, Engineering, 1978

Professor Wang is involved in several international programs at the Marshall School of Business including Global Leadership Program, Pacific Rim Education Program (PRIME), and EMBA training program for major Chinese Universities. A native of Taiwan, his research and teaching interest includes financial accounting, tax and valuation issues in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, and taxes and business strategy. His research has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, and the Journal of the American Taxation Association.

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Shiing-Wu Wang, Merle Erickson () "Potential Loss of Tax Attributes and the Effect on Acquisition Premiums ,".
Merle Erickson, Shiing-Wu Wang () "Built-in Gain and the Effect on Mergers and Acquisition ,"  Cases in Tax Strategy.
Merle Erickson, Shiing-Wu Wang () "Acquisition Premium and Built-in Loss - Wells Fargo's Acquisition of Wachovia ,"  Cases in Tax Strategy.
Merle Erickson, Shiing-Wu Wang () "Tax Benefits as a Source of Merger Premiums in Acquisitions of Private Corporations ,"  The Accounting Review  82, 359 - 387.
Shiing-Wu Wang, Merle Erickson () "Catellus on the REIT Track-An Organizational Form Choice ,"  Cases in Tax Strategy.
Shiing-Wu Wang, Merle Erickson () "How to Save $1 Billion in Taxes: Seagram and Du Pont ,"  Cases in Tax Strategy.
Shiing-Wu Wang () "What factors allowed Enron to Report Losses for Tax Purposes But Large Profits for Financial Accounting Purposes ,"  Cases in Tax Strategy.
Shiing-Wu Wang, Merle Erickson () "The Effect of Transaction Structure on Price: Evidence from Subsidiary Sales ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics, pp. 59-97.
Shiing-Wu Wang, Merle Erickson () "Exploiting and Sharing Tax Benefits: Seagram and Du Pont ,"  Journal of American Taxation Association, pp. 35-54.
Shiing-Wu Wang, Merle Erickson () "Earnings Management by Acquiring Firms in Stock for Stock Mergers ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics, pp. 149-176.
Shiing-Wu Wang, Jerry q Han () "Political Costs and Earnings Management of Oil Companies During the1990 Persian Gulf Crisis ,"  The Accounting Review, pp. 103-117.
Shiing-Wu Wang () "The Relationship Between Financial Reporting Practices and the 1986 Alternative Minimum Tax ,"  The Accounting Review, pp. 495-506.
Shiing-Wu Wang, Dan Dhaliwal, Robert Trezevant () "Taxes, Investment-Related Tax Shields and Capital Structure ,"  The Journal of the American Taxation Association, pp.1-21.
Shiing-Wu Wang, Dan Dhaliwal () "The Effect of the Book Income Adjustment in the 1986 Alternative Minimum Tax on Corporate Financial Reporting ,"  Journal of Accounting and Economics, pp.7-26.
V. Carpenter, Shiing-Wu Wang () "The Relation Between Political Competition and State Government Accounting Practices: A Test Using a Latent Variable Approach ,"  Proceedings of the 1991 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting.
Shiing-Wu Wang () "The Firm Size and Effective Tax Rates Relation: A Test of Firms' Political Success ,"  The Accounting Review, pp. 158-169.