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How can analysts improve their forecasting performance?

Wednesday 16 May, 6.30pm
Old Theatre, Old Building

When and how do managers use earnings management and earnings preannouncements to help avoid missing earnings targets? How can analysts improve their forecasting performance in response to these disclosure strategies?

On Wednesday 16 May, Professor Robert Libby, David A Thomas Professor of Management and Professor of Accounting and Behavioural Science at Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, will address these issues in a lecture at the London School of Economics and Political Science at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, Houghton Street, WC2A.

Professor Libby was the American Accounting Association Outstanding Educator in 2000 and he received the AICPA/AAA Notable Contributions to the Accounting Literature Award in 1985 and 1986. He is also co-author of a best-selling accounting text, Financial Accounting (McGraw-Hill/Irwin 2001).

The lecture is free and open to all, no ticket is required. For further information please call 020 7955 6043 or email events@lse.ac.uk|


Journalists are invited to attend this lecture. For further information or to reserve a press seat please contact Susanne Baker, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email pressoffice@lse.ac.uk|

11 May 2001