University of Texas at Austin
McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Steve Limberg


Department: AccountingEnergy Management and Innovation CenterMBA Program OfficeSocial Innovation@McCombs Initiative

Additional Titles: Director, MPA Program
PricewaterhouseCoopers Centennial Professorship, 1992-present

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Biography Limberg, Stephen T., Professor and PricewaterhouseCoopers Centennial Professor in Accounting, Department of Accounting.

Stephen Limberg received his B.A. from Occidental College, his M.B.A.
from San Diego State University, and his Ph.D. from Arizona State
University. His research and teaching interests focus on tax incentives.
Stephen T. Limberg and Michael S. Schadewald. 1997. Financial Strategies for Minimizing Corporate Income Taxes Under Brazil's New Global Tax System. Revista de Adminstracao de Empresas 37, 41-52.
John R. Robinson, Stephen T. Limberg, and Raimundo Christians. 1997. International Transfer Pricing Restrictions: Impact on Corporate Financial Policy. Revista de Administracao de Empresas, The Journal of Business Administration 37, 28-41.
John R. Robinson, C. Bryan Cloyd, and Stephen T. Limberg. 1997. The Impact of Federal Taxes on the Debt-Equity Structure of Closely Held Corporations. The National Tax Journal 70, 261-277.
Stephen T. Limberg, Michael S. Schadewald, and Brian Spilker. 1995. Organizing Tax Instruction: Evidence Regarding Student's Knowledge Organization. Journal of Accounting Education 13, 45-58.
Steven J. Kachelmeier, Stephen T. Limberg, and Michael S. Schadewald. 1994. Experimental Evidence of Market Reactions to New Consumption Taxes. Contemporary Accounting Research 10, 505-545.
Stephen T. Limberg and Patrick Wilkie. 1993. Measuring the Explicit Tax (Dis)Advantages for Corporate Taxpayers: An Alternative to Average Effective Tax Rates. Journal of the American Taxation Association 15, 46-71.
Stephen T. Limberg and Michael S. Schadewald. 1992. Effect of Information Order and Accountability on Causal Judgments in a Legal Context. Psychological Reports 71, 615-625.
Stephen T. Limberg and Michael S. Schadewald. 1992. Using Pictorial Models to Teach Complex Tax Rules: An Experimental Investigation. Journal of Accounting Education 10, 133-149.
Steven J. Kachelmeier, Stephen T. Limberg, and Michael S. Schadewald. 1991. A Laboratory Market Examination of the Consumer Price Response to Information About Producers' Costs and Profits. The Accounting Review 66, 694-717.
Steven J. Kachelmeier, Stephen T. Limberg, and Michael S. Schadewald. 1991. Fairness in Markets: A Laboratory Investigation. Journal of Economic Psychology 12, 447-464.
Stephen T. Limberg and Michael S. Schadewald. 1990. Instructor-Provided Versus Student-Generated Explanations of Tax Rules. Issues in Accounting Education, 30-40.
Stephen T. Limberg and Patrick Wilkie. 1990. The Relationship Between Firm Size and Effective Tax Rate: A Reconciliation of Zimmerman [1983] and Porcano [1986]. Journal of the American Taxation Association 11, 76-91.
Stephen T. Limberg and Sally M. Jones. 1988. An Analysis of 'Substantiality' under the Section 704(b) Final Regulations. Journal of the American Taxation Association 10, 60-74.
Stephen T. Limberg. 1987. Incorporating Economic Uncertainty Into the Tax Planning Curricula. Advances in Accounting 4, 131-149.
Stephen T. Limberg, Kevin Lightner, and Sharon Lightner. 1987. Solid Accounting Policy Needed for Data Base Publishers. Data Management 25, 24-27.
Stephen T. Limberg, John Fellingham, and Patrick Wilkie. 1987. Tax Rates, Tax Shelters and Optimal Portfolios. Advances in Taxation 1, 23-48.
Stephen T. Limberg. 1986. Master Limited Partnerships Offer Significant Benefits. The Journal of Taxation 65, 84-92.
Stephen T. Limberg and Edward Deakin. 1986. Production Revenue Recognition for Integrated Oil Producers: Accounting, Taxation and Policy Issues. Journal of Petroleum Accounting 5, 83-100.
Stephen T. Limberg. 1986. Treatment of Oil Exchanges Between Petroleum Companies: What Basis for Non Taxability? The Journal of Taxation 64, 38-41.
Stephen T. Limberg and Sally M. Jones. 1985. Corporate Transfers of Partnership Interests: An Analysis of New Section 386. The Journal of Partnership Taxation 1, 291-309.
Stephen T. Limberg and Sharon Lightner. 1985. Despite Contrary Authority, Favorable Treatment of Prepublication Costs May Still be Available. The Journal of Taxation 63, 82-85.
Stephen T. Limberg and A. Jacobs. 1985. Tax Issues in Petroleum Industry Reorganization. The Energy Journal: Energy Economics 6, 331-351.
Stephen T. Limberg. 1985. Tax Planning for Condominium Conversions After DRA. The Tax Adviser 16, 460-468.
Stephen T. Limberg and Robert W. Wyndelts. 1985. When to Sell, When to Trade: Factors Affecting Tax Planning. The Journal of Real Estate Taxation 12, 177-185.
Stephen T. Limberg. 1984. Bradshaw Provides Support and Guidelines for Capital Gains in Condominium Conversions: An Analysis of the Court of Claims' Decision. The Journal of Real Estate Taxation 11, 328-346.
Robert W. Wyndelts and Stephen T. Limberg. 1984. Converting Ordinary Income Into Long-Term Capital Gain Taxation, in Real Estate Investment Decisions: Taxation and Financial Analysis,
Stephen T. Limberg and R. Black. 1983. An Analysis of the Incentives Provided by the Rehabilitation Tax Credit. The Journal of Taxation 59, 380-386.
Stephen T. Limberg and Bill Schwartz. 1981. Should You Use Multiple Asset Accounts? The C.P.A. Journal 51, 25-31.
Stephen T. Limberg and Robert Behm. 1979. Accountants and Teachers: Education Aims are Similar. The Journal of Studies in Technical Careers 1, 213-219.
Stephen T. Limberg, Robert Behm, and A. Lybarger. 1979. Determining the Essential Elements of Occupational Courses. Community College Research Quarterly 3, 121-128.
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Academic Leadership and Awards
Professional Awards
Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade Grant1995
Ernst & Young Foundation Grant, Research Program in Taxation1994
KPMG Peat Marwick Foundation Grant, Tax Research Opportunities Program1993
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Teaching Awards
McCombs School Teaching Innovation Award2004
MPA Council Outstanding Professor Award1997
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