Seminars & Events

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Date Speaker Time/Location Title/Paper
Friday March 24, 2023 UCLA Accounting Conference Held at Anderson by Invitation Only Title/Paper
Friday March 24, 2023

Robert Bushman

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Activist Fraud Campaign Disclosures:
Private Information Revelation or Market Manipulation?
Friday March 24, 2023

Judson Caskey

UCLA Anderson Amendment thresholds and voting rules in debt contracts*
Friday March 24, 2023

Colin Camerer

Caltech  Predictable Effects of Visual Salience in Experimental Decisions and Games
Friday March 24, 2023

Anna Costello

University of Chicago Booth Editing a Woman's Voice*
Friday March 24, 2023

Dain Donelson

University of Iowa Information Production and Translation of Legalese:
The Media’s Role in Impounding Price Information from Case Filings
Friday March 24, 2023

Thomas Bourveau

Columbia Business School  How Private Companies Win the Market's Attention*
Date Speaker University Title/Paper
Friday, April 2, 2021 John Kepler (Stanford) 1:00pm-2:15pm via Zoom Creditor Control Rights and Executive Bonus Plans
Friday, April 23, 2021

Stephen Glaeser (UNC)

1:00pm-2:15pm via Zoom
Friday, April 30, 2021

Florin Vasvari (LBS)

1:00pm-2:15pm via Zoom
Friday, May 14, 2021

Sehwa Kim (Columbia)

1:00pm-2:15pm via Zoom
Friday, May 21, 2021

Christina Zhu (Wharton)

1:00pm-2:15pm via Zoom
Friday, May 28, 2021

Zeqiong Huang (Yale)

1:00pm-2:15pm via Zoom
Friday, December 4, 2020 Xiaojing Meng New York University
Friday, December 11, 2020 Xu Jiang Duke University
Friday, November 20, 2020 Andrew Sutherland MIT
Friday, November 13, 2020 Jung Hoi Choi Stanford University
Friday, November 6, 2020 Luzi Hail  University of Pennsylvania
Friday, October 30, 2020 Miguel Minutti-Meza University of Miami
Friday, October 23, 2020 Cyrus Aghamolla University of Minnesota
Friday, October 9, 2020 Jaron Wilde University of Iowa Beyond Borders: Supragovernmental Tax Enforcement and Investment
Friday, October 2, 2020 Thomas Keusch INSEAD Board Risk Oversight and Environmental and Social Responsibility
Friday, September 25, 2020 Rick Mergenthaler University of Arizona A time-series analysis of the macro-level factors affecting annual report length
Friday, February 7, 2020 Siew Hong Teoh University of California, Irvine Visuals and Attention to Earnings News on Twitter
Monday, November 25, 2019 Rafael Rogo  Indiana University
Friday, November 22, 2019 Jeffrey Hales University of Texas at Austin
Friday, November 15, 2019 Regina Wittenberg Moerman University of Southern California  Lifting the Banking Veil: Credit Standards' Harmonization through Lending Transparency 
Friday, November 01, 2019 Brandon Gipper Stanford University Cost Shielding in Executive Bonus Plans
Thursday, October 17, 2019 Matthias Breuer Columbia University Mandated Financial Reporting and Corporate Innovation 
Monday, September 23, 2019 Pingang Gao Univerosty of Chicago Accounting Information, Renegotiation, and Debt Contracts
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Jonathan Glover  Columbia University Accounting Conservatism and Relational Contracting
Friday, March 29, 2019 Annual Accounting Conference Held at Anderson by invitation only
Rebecca Hann  University of Maryland
Jonathan Bonham  University of Chicago
Bugra Ozel  University of Texas
Daniel Aobdia  Northwestern University
Tsahi Versano  Tel Aviv University
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Yonca Ertimur  University of Colorado
Investor-Driven Governance Standards and Firm Value
Friday, March 15, 2019 Clare Wang  University of Iowa Exogenous Credit Rating Changes and the Provision of Voluntary Disclosure
Monday, March 11, 2019 Mohan Venkatachalam  Duke Fuqua School of Business The effect of capital gains tax policy changes on long-term investments
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Alastair Lawrence  London Business School Measurement Error in Dependent Variables: An Illustration within the Accounting Literature
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Raphael Duguay The Economic Consequences of Financial Audit Regulation in the Charitable Sector
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Yuan Zou Lost in the Rising Tide: ETF Flows and Valuation
Monday, February 18, 2019 Jinhwan Kim Mandatory Corporate Patent Disclosures and Innovation
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Kirti Sinha Spillover Effects of State Regulated Corporate Disclosures on the Mortgage Market
Monday, February 11, 2019 Chenqi Zhu Investor Demand for Contextual Information: Evidence from Wikipedia
Thursday, January 17, 2019 Mark Kim Principles-based accounting standards and regulatory enforcement
Monday, January 14, 2019 Mark Ma Torpedo Your Competition: Strategic Reporting and Peer Firm IPO
Friday, December 14, 2018 Eugene Soltes  Harvard
Friday, November 2, 2018 Michael Minnis  University of Chicago
Friday, September 28, 2018 Annette Beatty  Ohio State University
Friday, September 21, 2018 Khrysyna Bochkay  University of Miami
April 27, 2018 Sharon Katz  Columbia Conforming Tax Avoidance and Capital Market Pressure
April 20-21, 2018

UCLA Accounting Conference

Held at Anderson by Invitation Only

Sam Bonsall  Pennsylvania State Issuer Default Risk and Rating Agency Conflicts
Patricia DeChow  USC Maintaining a Reputation for Consistently Beating Earnings Expectations and Slope to Earnings Manipulation
Ed deHaan  University of Washington Why do individual investors disregard accounting information? The roles of information awareness and acquisition costs
Pete Lisowsky  University of Illinois Competitive Externalities of Tax Cuts
Sam Bonsall  Pennsylvania State Issuer Default Risk and Rating Agency Conflicts
Beatrice Michaeli  UCLA Responsibility Centers, Decision Rights, and Synergies
Stefan Reichelstein  Stanford Capacity Rights and Full Cost Transfer Pricing
March 16, 2018 Anya Kleymenova The Real Effects of Financial Disintermediation: Evidence from the ECB Corporate Sector Purchase Program
March 9, 2018 Andrew Bird  Carnegie Mellon Do Lenders Have Favorite Auditors?
March 2, 2018 Peter Demerjian  University of Washington Inside Debt and Agency Conflicts: Evidence from the Financial Crisis
February 6, 2018 Trung Nguyen  Stanford The Effectiveness of White-Collar Crime Enforcement: Evidence from the War on Terror
February 5, 2018 Jessica Kim-Gina  U. Pennsylvania External Verifiability of Accounting Information and Intangible Asset Transactions
February 2, 2018 Kevin Smith  U. Pennsylvania Option Prices and Disclosure
January 26, 2018 Rachel Geoffroy  Chicago Booth Electronic Proxy Statement Dissemination and Shareholder Monitoring
January 22, 2018 Heidi Packard  MIT Are Long-Term Earnings Targets Forecasts?
January 19, 2018 Kurt Gee  Stanford Readbility, Profitability, and Discretinary MD&A Text
January 16, 2018 Charles McClure  Stanford Determinants of Tax Avoidance
January 15, 2018 Nicholas Guest  MIT Do Journalists Help Investors Analyze Firms' Earnings News?
January 8, 2018 James Omartian  UNC Do Banks Aid and Abet Asset Concealment: Evidence from the Panama Papers
April 21-22, 2017 UCLA Accounting Conference Held at Anderson by Invitation Only
Paul Fischer  Wharton Accounting Tinder:Acquisition of Information with Uncertain Precision
Lillian Mills  UT, Austin Analyst Inattention, Transitory Tax Items, and Non-GAAP Earnings
Phillip Stocken  Dartmouth Persuasion under Second-Order Uncertainty∗
Sugata Roychowdhury  Boston College Does Litigation Encourage or Deter Real Earnings Management?*
Rodrigo Verdi  MIT Financial Reporting Regulation and Financing Decisions
Henry Friedman  UCLA Infuence activities, coalitions, and uniform policies
March 11, 2017 UCLA/USC/UCI Joint Conference
December 9, 2016 Hans Chrstensen University of Chicago Proactive Financial Reporting Enforcement and Firm Value
November 18, 2016 Valeri Nikolev University of Chicago Identifying Accounting Quality
October 28, 2016 Brian Mittendorf The Ohio State University Public Disclosures in the Presence of Suppliers and Competitors
October 21, 2016 Chandra Kanodia University of Minnesota Mark-to-Market: Real Effects and Social Welfare
September 9, 2016 Leslie Robinson Dartmouth University The Impact of Public Tax-Return Disclosure
September 30, 2016 Rachel Hayes University of Utah Private Information and the Granting of Stock Options
April 16, 2016 Jonathan Glover, Panos Patatoukas Columbia University, UC Berkeley Team Incentives With Non-verifiable Performance Measures Identifying Conditional Conservatism in Accounting Data
April 15, 2016 Tim Baldenius, Gavin Cassar, Jennifer Blouin, Daniel Saavedra New York University INSEAD, University of Pennsylvania, UCLA Career Concerns for NCAA Coaches Understanding the Informativeness of Book Tax Differences Why Don't Firms Claim Their Tax Returns
March 3, 2016 Ronald Dye Northwestern University Hedging Executive Compensation Risk Through Investment Banks
February 3, 2016 Pietro Bonetti University of Padova Renegotiation and the Contractibility of Accounting Information: Evidence from a Bankruptcy Reform
February 1, 2016 Rimmy Tomy Stanford University Competition and the Use of Discretion in Financial Reporting: Evidence from Community Banks
January 28, 2016 Anywhere Sikochi Pennsylvania State University Corporate Families and Agency Costs of Debts
January 25, 2016 Youfei Xiao Stanford University Uncertainty, Disagreement and Forecast Dispersion: Empirical Estimates from a Model of Analysts’ Strategic Conduct
January 21, 2016 Allison Nicoletti Ohio State University The Effects of Auditors and Regulators on Bank Financial Reporting: Evidence from Loan Loss Provisions
January 18, 2016 James Ryans UC Berkeley Textual Classification of SEC Comment Letters
January 15, 2016 John Donovan Washington University in St. Louis The Role of Accounting Information in Equity Crowdfunding
December 11, 2015 Ilan Gutman New York University Strategic Timing of IPO - A Dynamic Model of Multiple Firms*
November 20, 2015 Daniel Aobdia Kellogg
November 13, 2015 Sunil Dutta UC Berkeley Information Disclosure, Growth, and the Cost of Capital
November 6, 2015 Patricia Naranjo Rice University The Causal Effects of Short-Selling Bans: Evidence from Eligibility Thresholds
November 2, 2015 Lisa DeSimone Stanford University Examining IRS Audit Outcomes of Income Mobile Firms
October 9, 2015 Anastasia Zakolukina University of Chicago
September 4, 2015 Ron Shalev New York University Fair Value Accounting and Firm Indebtedness – Evidence from Business Combinations under Common Control