Accounting Workshop


Mike Minnis and Valeri Nikolaev


Thursdays 1:20-2:50 p.m.


Harper Center Lecture Hall C06

Papers and titles will be posted to the website when they become available. If you have any questions about the schedule, please email Gen Hensley or phone her at (773) 702-7460.


Autumn Quarter 2017

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
September 21 Electronic Proxy Statement Dissemination and Shareholder Monitoring Rachel Geoffroy, Chicago Booth
September 28 How Does Financial Reporting Affect Market-Wide Resource Allocation Matthias Breuer, Chicago Booth
October 5 From Corporate Ownership to Corporate Control: Evidence from Shareholder Agreement Contracts Jordan Schoenfeld, University of Utah
October 12 Accruals Quality and Firm Value Oleg Kiriukhin, University of Chicago
October 19 Regulatory Asset Thresholds and Acquisition Activity in the Banking Industry Allison Nicoletti, University of Pennsylvania
October 26 The Effect of Foreign Cash Holdings on Internal Capital Markets and Firm Financing
Lisa De Simone, Stanford University
November 2 No Workshop - JAE Conference  
November 9 Policy Effects of International Taxation on Firm Dynamics and Capital Structure
Adam Spencer, University of Wisconsin
November 16 Governance through Shame and Aspiration: Index Creation and Corporate Behavior Charlie Wang, Harvard University
November 23 No Workshop - Thanksgiving Holiday  
November 30 Optimal Reporting When Additional Information Might Arrive
Henry Friedman, UCLA
December 7 No Workshop - Exam Week  

Winter Quarter 2018

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
January 4 Disclosure Regulation, Corruption, and Investment: Evidence from Natural Resource Extraction Thomas Rauter, Viena
January 11 Option prices and disclosure Kevin Smith, Wharton
January 18 Do Banks Aid and Abet Asset Concealment: Evidence from the Panama Papers James Omartian, UNC
January 25 The Effectiveness of White-Collar Crime Enforcement: Evidence from the War on Terror Trung Nguyen, Stanford
February 1 The Effects of Proprietary Information on Corporate Disclosure and Transparency: Evidence from Trade Secrets Stephen Glaeser, Wharton
February 5 Evidence and Skepticism in Verifiable Disclosure Games Daniel Rappoport
February 8 Big Data as a Governance Mechanism Christina Zhu, Stanford
February 15 Determinants of Tax Avoidance Charles McClure, Stanford
February 22 No Workshop - Utah Winter Ski Conference  
March 1 Understanding the "Numbers Game" Steve Karolyi, Carnegie Mellon University
March 8 Mission Capture Paul Fischer, University of Pennsylvania
March 15 No Workshop - Exam Week  
March 22 No Workshop - Break

Spring Quarter 2018

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
March 29 Incentives, Peer Pressure, and Behavior Persistence
Susanna Gallani, Harvard University
April 5 No Workshop  
April 12 The Revolving Door Between the PCAOB and Large Audit Firms Brad Hendricks, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
April 19 Bank Transparency and Deposit Flows
Rahul Vashishtha, Duke University
April 26 Trade Secrets Protection and Antitakeover Provisions
Aiyesha Dey, Harvard University
May 3 Does Mandated Corporate Social Responsibility Reduce Intrinsic Motivation? Evidence from India Shiva Rajgopal, Columbia University
May 10 No Workshop - JAR Conference  
May 17 Friends in High Places: An Examination of Politically
Connected Governments

Mihir Mehta, University of Michigan
May 24 Complexity of CEO Compensation Packages Ana Albuquerque, Boston University
May 31 No Workshop - EAA Conference  
June 7 Product Market Competition and Disclosure: Evidence from Conference Calls
Anastasia Zakolyukina, University of Chicago

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