Department of Accountancy & Taxation

Accountancy & Taxation Workshops

Speakers Series for Fall 2012

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title

9/07/2012

Xiumin Martin, Washington University

The Effect of Sharing a Common Auditor with Customers on Accounting Misstatements by Supplier Firms

9/21/2012

Jayaraman Vijayakumar, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

9/28/2012

Amy Sun, Pennsylvania State University

Economic Consequences of Voluntary Disclosure Before Seasoned Equity Offerings: The Impact of the 2005 Securities Offering Reform

10/05/2012

Ganapathi Narayanamoorthy, University of Illinois

Did the SEC Impact Banks’ Loan Loss Reserve Policies and their Informativeness?

10/09/2012

George Drymiotes,  University of Cyprus

Biasing Performance Evaluation for Incentive and Screening Purposes

10/19/2012

Jeremy Bertomeu, Baruch College

Mandatory Disclosure and the Asymmetry in Financial Reporting

10/26/2012

Chad Larson,  Washington University

 

11/09/2012

Vivian Fang, Carlson School of Management

 

11/30/2012

Xiaojing Meng, New York University

 

12/07/2012

Albert Tsang, City University Hong Kong

 

Speakers Series for Spring 2012

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title

1/13/2012

Ningzhong Li, London Business school

 

1/27/2012

7th Annual Lone Star Accounting Research Conference

 

 

Thomas Hemmer, Rice University

Optimal Pay-Performance-Sensitivity in the Presence of Exogenous Risk

Yuping Zhao, University of Houston

Individual Auditor Experience and Audit Quality

Rick Cazier, Texas Christian University

Executive Labor Markets, TARP’s Pay Restrictions, and Top Management Turnover

Hyungshin Park, Southern Methodist University

Are Stock Price Reactions around Bright Line Earnings Surprises Really Asymmetric?”

Nate Sharp, Texas A & M University

Who’s Heard on the Street? Determinants and Consequences of Financial Analyst Coverage in the Business Press

Todd Kravet, University of Texas at Dallas

The Effect of SFAS 141 and 142 on the Market for Corporate Control

John McInnis, University of Texas at Austin

Predicting credit losses: loan fair values vs. historical costs

2/03/2012

Jeffrey Paterson, Florida State University

Unmuddying the Waters: Using Actuarial Services to Examine the Association between Non-audit Services and Audit Quality

2/17/2012

Jennifer Brown, Arizona State University

Network ties among low-tax firms

2/21/2012

Yuan Xie, Fordham University

Pending Approval Patents, Proprietary Information and Bank Loan Spread

2/24/2012

Brian Akins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Financial Reporting Quality and Uncertainty about Credit Risk among the Ratings Agencies

3/02/2012

Volkan Muslu, University of Texas at Dallas

Sell-side Analyst Research and Stock Comovement

3/09/2012

Sam Bosnall, Pennsylvania State University

The Informational Effects of Firm-Funded Certification: Evidence from the Bond Rating Agencies

4/27/2012

Anil Arya, Ohio State University

Input Markets and the Strategic Organization of the Firm

Speakers Series for Fall 2011

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title

10/07/2011

Naomi Soderstrom, University of Colorado at Boulder

Financial Analysis Used in Clean Development Mechanisms: Fact or Fiction?

10/14/2011

Anwer Ahmed, Texas A&M University

Managerial overconfidence and accounting conservatism

11/11/2011

Stephen Huddart, Pennsylvania State University

The Efficiency of Stock-Based Incentives: Experimental evidence

11/18/2012

Qintao Fan, University of California at Berkeley

Earnings Management and Pay-Performance Sensitivity in a Multiperiod Agency Setting

12/02/2011

Jayaraman Vijayakumar, Virginia Commonwealth University

Earnings Loss Announcements, Differential Volume and Price Reactions, and Information Content

Speakers Series for Spring 2011

Date Speaker's Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title Time & Place
1/21/2011 Philip Shane,
University of Colorado-Boulder
Earnings Persistence and Mispricing Implications of Abnormal Changes in Cash  
2/28/2011 David Huelsback, USC Accounting–based Indicators of Financial Constraint and Firms’ Propensity to Accept Contractual Risk  
2/01/2011 Yun Fan, University of Oklahoma Cross–Sectional Determinants of the Impact of Management Cash Flow Forecasts  
2/08/2011 Brian Burnett, Colorado

Market Implications of Voluntary Accounting Disclosures in the Absence of a Mandatory
Disclosure Requirement: Evidence from the OTCBB

 
2/11/2011 Michael Neel, Texas A&M University The Impact of Mandatory IFRS Adoption on Accounting Comparability and Information Quality  
2/22/2011 Yunyan Zhang, Ohio State University Firms’ Disclosure Policies and Capital Investment Constraints around Reg FD Schedule
2/25/2011 Robert (Bob) Yetman,
University of California-Davis
How Does the Incentive Effect of the Charitable Deduction Vary Across Charities?  
3/04/2011 Michelle (Chelle) Yetman,
University of California-Davis
Are Donors Misled by Inflated Program Ratios?  
3/11/2011 Cristi Gleason, University of Iowa LIFO Liquidations: Earnings Management, Disclosure Channel, and Price Discovery  
3/25/2011 Leslie Hodder, Indiana University Cancelled  
4/8- 9/2011 6th Annual Bauer Accounting Research Conference    
4/22/2011 Mort Pincus, University of California-Irvine Pricing of Book-Tax Differences: Evidence from Short Arbitrage  

 

2010 - 2009 Accountancy & Taxation Workshops

Fall 2010

Date Speaker's Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title
8/19/2010 Sudhakar Balachandran, Columbia University Using residual income to refine the relationship between earnings, growth and stock returns
10/04/2010 Prem Jain, Georgetown University It’s Showtime: Do Managers Manipulate Stock Prices before Annual Shareholder Meetings?
10/15/2010 Shyam Sunder, Yale University Research on Accounting Policy
11/12/2010 Sanjay Gupta, Michigan State University Tax Cushion Earnings Management: Pre and Post-FIN 48
11/19/2010 Rabih Zeidan, Texas A & M University- Corpus Christi Opportunistic Pricing and Incentives in Nonprofit Hospitals

Spring 2010

Date Speaker Affiliation Workshop Paper Title Time & Place
03/12/2010

Hagit Levy

Columbia University Accounts Receivable Financing and Information Asymmetry  
03/10/2010

Michael Crawley

U-T at Austin Macroeconomic Consequences of Accounting: The Effect of Accounting Conservatism on Macroeconomic Indicators and the Money Supply  
03/5/2010

Yinghua Li

Purdue University Hedge Fund Intervention and Accounting Conservatism  
02/19/2010

Weiming Zhang

U-T at Dallas CEO Tenure and Earnings Quality  
02/17/2010 James Chayz University of Arizona Personally Tax Aggressive Managers and Firm Level Tax Avoidance  
02/12/2010 Mihir Mehta MIT Financial Reporting Quality and the Quiet Life  
02/10/2010 Yuping Zhao GWU The Audit Pricing Implications of Differential Reliability Of Accurals and Cash Flows  

Fall 2009

Date Speaker Affiliation Workshop Paper Title Time & Place
11/13/2009

Gopal Krishnan,

Lehigh University An Analysis Of Auditor Responses To Potentially Misleading Disclosures By managers: The Case Of Pro-Forma Earnings  
11/06/2009 Andy Van Buskirk, University of Chicago Human Capital Risk and Initial CEO Compensation Contracts  
10/22/2009 Steve Hillegeist, INSEAD Implied Volatility Skew and Firm-Level Tail Risk  
10/09/2009 Jayanthi Sunder Northwestern U. SFAS 123 ® and Stock Option Vesting Terms  
09/25/2009 Shyam Sunder Northwestern U. The Role of Managerial Overconfidence in the Design of Debt Covenants  
09/18/2009 Aiyesha Dey University of Chicago Disproportional Control And Insider Entrenchment: Evidence From Capital Structure Choices And Institutional Investment  

Previous Accountancy & Taxation Workshops

Date Speaker's Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title
02/20/2009 Stephanie Rasmussen, Texas A&M University Sell-in Versus Sell-through Revenue Recognition: An Examination of Firm Characteristics an Financial Information Quality
02/17/2009 Kirk Marcus, Emory University The Effect of Investor Relations on Income Objectives and Meeting Expectations
02/13/2009 Urooj Khan, University of Washington, Seattle Does Fair Value Accounting Contribute to Systemic Risk in the Banking Industry?
02/10/2009 Brian Bratten, UT Austin Analysts' Use of Earnings Components in Predicting Future Earnings
02/05/2009 Serena Wu, University of British Columbia Private Information in Executive Compensation: The Information role vs. the Monitoring Role of the Board
02/03/2009 Reining Chen, Ohio State University Regulation Fair Disclosure and Capital Structure
01/30/2009 Todd Kravet, University of Washington Accounting Conservatism and Acquisition Decisions: Benefits and Costs
01/27/2009 Li Ninzhong, University of Chicago Negotiated Measurement Rules in Debt Contracts
01/23/2009 Rebecca Files-Texas A&M University Do More Transparent Corporate Actions Following a Restatement Influence the SEC's Decision to Issue an Enforcement an Enforcement Action?
12/11/2008 Qiang Cheng, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Consequence of Aggressive Financial Reporting: The Case of External Financing
11/20/2008 Yvonne Lu, University of Southern California Earnings Management at the Segment Level
11/14/2008 Robert Magee, Northwestern University Resonably Certain Estimates, Recognition,and Communication of Uncertainty
11/07/2008 Christo Karuna, University of California, Irvin CEO Reputation and Internal Corporate Governance
11/05/2008 Bin Srinidhi, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Does Gender Diversity in Board of Directors improve Information Flow?  Evidence from Idiosyncratic Volatility
10/24/2008 Jinyoung Wynn, Louisiana Tech University Managerial Opportunism, Legal Liability Rule and Audit
09/24/2008 Eva Labro, London School of Economics Heuristics for Evaluating and Refining Product Costing Systems

2008 - 2007 Accountancy & Taxation Workshops

Date Speaker's Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title
03/13/2008 Ling Lei, George Mason University “Auditor-provided Tax Services and 'Last-chance' Earnings Management: The Importance of Audit Committees”
02/28/2008 Linda Krull, University of Oregon “Bringing it home: A study of the incentives surrounding the repatriation of foreign earnings under the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004”
02/24/2008 Chareles Shi, Univ. of California-Irving “Does Disclosure Regulation Work? Evidence from International IPO Markets”
02/21/2008 Wei-Yi Liao, Ohio State University “Dedicated Investors and Debt Financing”
02/14/2008 Pingyang Gao, The University of Chicago “Disclosure Quality, Cost of Capital, and Investors' Welfare”
02/07/2008 Jason Smith, University of Arizona “The Auditor's Loss Function and Investors' Perceptions of Audit Effectiveness: Effects of Regulatory Change”
01/31/2008 David Erkens, Arizona State University “The Influence of R&D Investments and Property Rights on Compensation Arrangements”
01/28/2008 Kirsten Cook, University of Arizona “Managing Earnings by Manipulating Production: The Effects of Timing, Tax, Compensation, and Governance Considerations”
01/24/2008 Haijin Lin, University of Florida “Assest Revaluation Regulations”
12/06/2007 Bin Ke, Penn State University “Insider Trading and Corporate Governance”
11/30/2007 Sundaresh Ramnath, University of Miami “Do Industry Level Analyses Improve Forecasts of Financial Performance?”
11/15/2007 Stephen Ryan, New York University “Characteristics of Securitizations that Determine Issuers' Retention of the Risks of the Securitized Assets”
11/02/2007 Volker Laux, University of Texas-Austin “Auditor Liability and Client Acceptance Decisions”
10/25/2007 Dechun Wang, Michigan State University “Founding Family Ownership and Tax Reporting Aggressiveness”
10/18/2007 Jenny Tucker, University of Florida “Why Do Firms Issue Disaggregated Earnings Guidance? The Archival Evidence”

2007 - 2006 Accountancy & Taxation Workshops

Date Speaker's Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title
03/30/2007 Somnath Das, University of Illinois “Comprehensive Income, Future Earnings and Market Mispricing”
03/29/2007 Anne Beatty, The Ohio State University “Do Internal Control Reforms Improve Earnings Quality?”
03/28/2007 Ramji Balakrishnan from University of Iowa “Capacity Utilization and Unit Variable Cost: Evidence from California Hospitals”
03/28/2007 Ramji Balakrishnan from University of Iowa “Capacity Utilization and Unit Variable Cost: Evidence from California Hospitals”
03/07/2007 Raghu Venugopalan, University of Minnesota “Accounting Conservatism and the Efficiency of Debt Contracts”
02/23/2007 Mary Lea McAnally, Texas A&M University “EXECUTIVE STOCK OPTIONS, MISSED EARNINGS TARGETS AND EARNINGS MANAGEMENT”
01/27/2007 Gilles Hillary, HKUST “How Does Accounting Quality Improve Investment Efficiency? ”
01/19/2007 Christian Leuz, University of Chicago “Cost of Capital Effects and Changes in Growth Expectations around U.S. Cross Listings.”
11/03/2006 Brian Bushee, University of Pennsylvania “Investor Relations, Firm Visibility, and Investor Following”
10/20/2006 Adrian Sawyer, University of Canterbury “Developing an International (World) Tax Organisation for Administering Binding Rulings and APAs – The Way Forward”
10/13/2006 Dan Givoly, Pennsylvania State University “What do Analysts Really Predict?  Inferences from Earnings Restatements and Managed Earnings”
10/06/2006 Pierre Liang, Carnegie Mellon University “New Classical Measurement: A Choice-Theoretic Axiomatic Approach”