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Leadership Preparedness in an Increasingly Tech-Driven World
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Date Speaker Time/Location Title/Paper
Monday, September 23, 2019 Pingang Gao (University of Chicago) 1:00PM-2:15PM; Cornell Hall D310 Accounting Information, Renegotiation, and Debt Contracts
Thursday, October 17, 2019 Matthias Breuer (Columbia University) 1:00PM-2:15PM; Collins Hall A201 Mandated Financial Reporting and Corporate Innovation
Brian Akins (Rice University)


The Salience of Creditors' Interests and CEO Compensation
Friday, November 01, 2019 Brandon Gipper (Stanford University) 


Cornell Hall D310

Cost Shielding in Executive Bonus Plans
Friday, November 15, 2019 Regina Wittenberg Moerman (USC) 1:00 PM-2:15PM; Cornell Hall D310 Lifting the Banking Veil: Credit Standards' Harmonization through Lending Transparency
Friday, November 22, 2019 Jeffrey Hales (University of Texas at Austin) 1:00 PM-2:15PM; Cornell Hall D310
Monday, November 25, 2019 Rafael Rogo (Indiana University) 1:00PM-2:15PM; Cornell Hall D307
Date Speaker University Title/Paper
Monday, February 11, 2019 Chenqi Zhu 1:15pm-2:30pm; Cornell Hall D310 Investor Demand for Contextual Information: Evidence from Wikipedia
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Kirti Sinha 9:00am-10:15am; Cornell Hall D307 Spillover Effects of State Regulated Corporate Disclosures on the Mortgage Market
Monday, February 18, 2019 Jinhwan Kim 1:15pm-2:30pm; Cornell Hall D307 Mandatory Corporate Patent Disclosures and Innovation
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Yuan Zou 9:00am-10:15am; Cornell Hall D307 Lost in the Rising Tide: ETF Flows and Valuation
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Raphael Duguay 9:00am-10:15am; Collins Center A201 The Economic Consequences of Financial Audit Regulation in the Charitable Sector
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Alastair Lawrence (London Business School) 1:00pm-2:15pm; Collins Center A201 Measurement Error in Dependent Variables: An Illustration within the Accounting Literature
Monday, March 11, 2019 Mohan Venkatachalam (Duke Fuqua School of Business) 1:00pm-2:15pm; Cornell Hall D310 The effect of capital gains tax policy changes on long-term investments
Friday, March 15, 2019 Clare Wang (University of Iowa) 1:00pm-2:15pm; Cornell Hall D313 Exogenous Credit Rating Changes and the Provision of Voluntary Disclosure
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Yonca Ertimur (University of Colorado) 1:00pm-2:15pm; Cornell Hall D301 Investor-Driven Governance Standards and Firm Value
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)  
Tsahi Versano (Tel Aviv University)  
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Jonathan Glover (Columbia University) 10:15am-11:30am; Cornell Hall D313  Accounting Conservatism and Relational Contracting
Thursday, January 17, 2019 Mark Kim 9:00am-10:15am; Cornell Hall D307 Principles-based accounting standards and regulatory enforcement
Monday, January 14, 2019 Mark Ma 1:15pm-2:30pm; Cornell Hall D310 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)/strong>
Friday, September 21, 2018 Khrysyna Bochkay (University of Miami)
April 27, 2018 Sharon Katz (Columbia) 1pm/Anderson B117 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 1:45pm/Anderson D313 The Real Effects of Financial Disintermediation: Evidence from the ECB Corporate Sector Purchase Program
March 9, 2018 Andrew Bird (Carnegie Mellon) 1pm/Anderson D313 Do Lenders Have Favorite Auditors?
March 2, 2018 Peter Demerjian (U. Washington) 1pm/Anderson D313 Inside Debt and Agency Conflicts: Evidence from the Financial Crisis
February 6, 2018 Trung Nguyen (Stanford) 9:15am/Anderson A202 The Effectiveness of White-Collar Crime Enforcement: Evidence from the War on Terror
February 5, 2018 Jessica Kim-Gina (U. Pennsylvania) 9:15am/Anderson D310 External Verifiability of Accounting Information and Intangible Asset Transactions
February 2, 2018 Kevin Smith (U. Pennsylvania) 9:15am/Anderson C315 Option Prices and Disclosure
January 26, 2018 Rachel Geoffroy (Chicago Booth) 8:30am/Anderson D310 Electronic Proxy Statement Dissemination and Shareholder Monitoring
January 22, 2018 Heidi Packard (MIT) 9:15am/Anderson D313 Are Long-Term Earnings Targets Forecasts?
January 19, 2018 Kurt Gee (Stanford) 9:15am/Anderson D313 Readbility, Profitability, and Discretinary MD&A Text
January 16, 2018 Charles McClure (Stanford) 9:15am/Anderson B312 Determinants of Tax Avoidance
January 15, 2018 Nicholas Guest (MIT) 9:15am/Anderson D310 Do Journalists Help Investors Analyze Firms' Earnings News?
January 8, 2018 James Omartian (UNC) 2:30pm/Anderson B313 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
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