Accounting Workshop


Hans Christensen and Anastasia Zakolyukina


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 2015

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
September 24 Disclosure Dynamics and Investor Learning Frank Zhou, Chicago Booth
October 1 Assessing the Effects of Disclosing Management Compensation Brandon Gipper, Chicago Booth
October 8 Audit Quality and Agency Costs: Evidence from Hong Kong Brett Lombardi, Chicago Booth
October 15 No Workshop - JAE Conference  
October 22 No Workshop - PCAOB Conference  
October 29 The Real Effects of Mandatory Non-Financial Disclosures in Financial Statements Mark Maffett, Chicago Booth
November 5 Board Involvement and Executive Incentives Xiaojing Meng, NYU
November 12 Management by the Numbers: A Formal Approach to Deriving Informational and Distributional Properties of "Un-managed" Earnings Eva Labro, UNC
November 19 Do Weather-Induced Moods Affect the Processing of Earnings News? Ed deHaan, Stanford University
November 26 No Workshop - Thanksgiving Holiday  
December 3 Joining the conversation: How quiet is the IPO quiet period? Matthew Cedergren, Wharton
December 10 No Workshop - Exam Week  

Winter Quarter 2016

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
January 7 Boss, Cut Me Some Slack: Control and Innovation in a Multitasking Environment (Recruiting) Shelley Xin Li, Harvard University
January 14 Optimal Reporting Systems with Investor Information Acquistion (Recruiting) Zeqiong Huang, Duke University
January 21 Uncertainty, Disagreement and Forecast Dispersion: Empirical Measures from a Model of Analysts' Strategic Conduct (Recruiting) Youfei Xiao, Stanford University
January 25 Renegotiation and the Contractibility of Accounting Information: Evidence from a Bankruptcy Reform (Recruiting) Pietro Bonetti, University of Padova
January 28 Competition and the Use of Discretion in Financial Reporting: Evidence from Community Banks (Recruiting) Rimmy Tomy, Stanford University
February 1 Mitigating Political Uncertainty (Recruiting) Laura Wellman, Northwestern University
February 4 Inter-Firm Information Demand (Recruiting) Darren Bernard, University of Washington
February 8 The Effect of Family Ownership on Firms' Disclosure Policies (Recruiting) Daniele Macciocchi, LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome
February 11 Analyst Herding with Endogenous Leadership, Information Acquisition, and Bias (Recruiting) Cyrus Aghamolla, Columbia University
February 18 No Workshop - Utah Conference  
February 25 Credit Market Disruptions and Liquidity Spillover Effects in the Supply Chain Anna Costello, University of Michigan
March 3 Managers' Cultural Background and Disclosure Attributes Gwen Yu, Harvard Business School
March 10 Accounting Manipulation, Peer Pressure, and Internal Control Pingyang Gao, Chicago Booth

Spring Quarter 2016

Date Topic Speaker, Institution
March 31 A Model of Principles-based vs. Rules-based Standards Haresh Sapra, Chicago Booth
April 7   Dan Taylor, Wharton
April 14 Information and Financial Intermediation: Evidence from Public Disclosure Regulation Max Mueller, WHU
April 21 Taxation and Dividend Policy: The Muting Effect of Diverse Ownership Structure Martin Jacob, WHU
April 28 Effects of Increasing Enforcement on Firm Value and Financial Reporting Quality Ralf Ewert, Karl-Franzens-University Graz
May 5 No Workshop - JAR Conference  
May 12 On Market Concentration and Disclosure Edwige Cheynel, Columbia University
May 19 Assets and Liabilities: When do they Exist? Lisa Koonce, University of Texas, Austin
May 26 Inter-Temporal Variation in the Externalities of Peer-Firm Disclosures Rodrigo Verdi, MIT
June 2 Earnings management, audit adjustments, and the financing of corporate acquisitions: Evidence from China Clive Lennox, University of Southern California

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