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2019 Accounting Seminars

Fall 2019

Date

Time / Location

Speaker / Institution

Paper Title

  09/27/2019

01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241

 TJ Wong
 University of Southern California

Does Social Media Moderate Information Bias in China? Evidence from the Tone of Social and Traditional Media

  10/04/2019

01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241

 Eric Weisbrod
 University of Miami

The Dissemination and Pricing of Street Earnings

  10/25/2019

01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241

 Jacob Thomas
 Yale School of Management

Measuring the information content of accounting disclosures

  11/22/2019

01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241

 Urooj Khan
 Columbia Business School

 

  12/13/2019

01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241

 Nathan Marshall
 University of Colorado Boulder

 

 

 

Spring 2019

CANCELED 

3/01/2019

 01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

 Daniel Cohen,
 University of Texas at Dallas

Major Government Customers and Loan Contract Terms

 3/08/2019

01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

 Daniel Taylor,
 University of Pennsylvania-Wharton

TBA

 3/15/2019

01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

Zachary Kowaleski, University of Notre Dame

Auditors are Known by the Companies They Keep

 3/22/2019

 01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

 Alon Kalay, Columbia Business School

The Information Environment, Volatility Structure, and Liquidity

 4/05/2019

 01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

 Lorien Stice-Lawrence,
 University of Southern California-Marshall

Attention, Acquisition Costs, or Executive Information? Using Big Data to Uncover the Sources of Local Information

 4/19/2019

01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

 Dane Christensen, University of Oregon

Why is Corporate Virtue in The Eye of The Beholder? The Case of ESG Ratings

 5/03/2019

01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

 Darren Bernard, London Business School

Inferences about the quality of assets offered for sale: Evidence from the market for glue

CANCELED
5/17/2019

01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 109

Sean Wang, SMU Cox School of Business

Acquisition Prices and the Measurement of Intangible




 








 


2018 Accounting Seminars

Date

Time / Location

Speaker / Institution

Title of Paper

 09/14/2018

01:30-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

 Brian Akins, Rice University

The Salience of Creditors' Interests and CEO Compensation

CANCELED
 09/28/2018

01:30-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

 Delphine Samuels, MIT

 

10/26/2018

01:30-02:45PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

Mark Maffett, University of Chicago

Securities Regulation, Household Equity Ownership, and Trust in the Stock Market

  CANCELED
10/26/2018

01:30-02:45PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

 Jordan M. Schoenfeld,
 Georgetown University

 

 11/30/2018

01:30-02:45PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

 Luo Zuo, Cornell,
 SC Johnson College of Business

Knowledge Transfer in Audit Firms

12-07-2018

01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

John L. Campbell, University of Georgia

Do Investors Adjust Their Ratio Analysis...

12-14-2018

01:45-03:00PM
Simon Hall 241, 2nd FL

Francois Brochet,
Boston University

Where do Investor Relations Matter the Most?

2015-2016 Accounting Seminars

Date

Speaker, Institution

Title of Paper

9/11/2015

Josh Madsen, University of Minnesota

"Do Weather-Induced Moods Affect the Processing of Earnings News?"

9/18/2015

Brian Cadman, University of Utah

"Shareholders' use of proxy statement disclosures to evaluate executive pay"

9/25/2015

Rick Laux, Pennsylvania State University

"Assessing the Relation between Taxes and Stock Returns:
The Critical Role of Choosing the Tax Variable"

10/9/2015

Vivian Fang, University of Minnesota

"Imperfect Accounting and Reporting Bias"

10/23/2015

Rebecca Lester, Stanford University

"Made in the U.S.A.? A Study of Firm Responses to Domestic Production Incentives"

11/20/2015

Eva Labro, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Management by the Numbers: A Formal Approach to Deriving Informational and Distributional Properties of "Un-managed" Earnings"

12/11/2015

Mark Bradshaw, Boston College

“Analyst dividend forecasts and their usefulness to investors: International evidence”

1/15/2016

Daniel Cohen, University of Texas at Dallas

"Why do Firms Hold Less Cash? A Customer Base Explanation"

1/25/2016

Thomas Bourveau, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

"The Transmission of Corporate Risk Culture: Evidence from Bank Acquisitions"

2/5/2016

Rick Mergenthaler, University of Iowa

"Audit Fees and Interpretive Guidance"

3/4/2016

Eric So, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Uncovering Expected Returns: Information in Analyst Coverage Proxies"

3/11/2016

Darren Roulstone, Ohio State University

"Attributes of Informative Disclosures"

3/25/2016

Marlene Plumlee, University of Utah

"The Impact of Earnings Announcements on a Firm's Information Environment"

4/1/2016

Eric Floyd, Rice University

"The Real Effects of Mandatory Dissemination of Non-Financial Information Through Financial Reports"

4/8/2016

Page Patrick, University of Washington

"The Use of Adjusted Earnings in Performance Evaluation"

4/15/2016

Ranjani Krishnan, Michigan State University

"Performance Measure Properties and Compensation Design in Strategic Inter-Firm Contracts"

 4/22/2016

Andrew Sutherland, Stanford University

"Information Sharing and Lender Scope: Evidence from the U.S. Commerical lending Market"

4/29/2016

Alvis Lo, Boston College

 





2014-2015 Accounting Seminars

Date

Speaker, Institution

Title of Paper

9/12/2014

Sarah Zechman, University of Chicago- Booth School of Business

"Do managers tacitly collude to withhold industry-wide bad news?"

9/19/2014

Chandra Kanodia, University of Minnesota- Carlson School of Management

"Who Benefits from Fair Value Accounting?"

10/31/2014

Anna Costello, Massachusetts Institute of Technology- Sloan School of Management

"Trade Credit Policy in Long-Term Supply Contracts"

3/20/2015

Ryan Ball, University of Michigan- Ross School of Business

"Can we automate earnings forecast and beat analysts at short horizons?"

4/10/2015

Pepa Kraft, New York University- Stern School of Business

"Qualitative Corporate Disclosure and Credit Analysts' Soft Rating Adjustments"

4/17/2015

Joao Granja, Massachusetts Institute of Technology- Sloan School of Management

"Do Strict Regulators Increase the Transparency of the Banking System?"

5/1/2015

Brian Rountree, Rice University- Jones Graduate School of Business

"Private Equity Net Asset Values and Future Cash Flows"

5/22/2015

Jonathan Rogers, University of Colorado- Leeds School of Business

"Run EDGAR Run: SEC Dissemination in a High-frequency World"

5/29/2015

Sharon Katz, Columbia Business School

"Private Ownership and the Cost of Debt: Evidence from the Bond Market"