Department of Accountancy & Taxation

Accountancy & Taxation Workshops

Workshop Archive

Spring 21

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title Time Location
2/12/2021 Phil Lamoreaux, ASU Has PCAOB international inspection oversight increased firms’ use of real earnings management? 2-3:15 p.m. Zoom
3/26/2021 Lin Cheng, Arizona Skilled Labor and Bank Loan Contracts 2-3:15 p.m. Zoom
4/9/2021 Zeqiong Huang, Yale Accounting Uniformity, Comparability, and Resource Allocation Efficiency 2-3:15 p.m. Zoom
4/23/2021 Dechun Wang, Texas A&M The demand for internal auditors in response to accounting and operational failures 2-3:15 p.m. Zoom

Fall 20

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title Time Location
9/25/2020 Gwen Yu, Michigan Calling For Transparency: Evidence From A Field Experiment 2-3:15 p.m. Zoom
10/9/2020 Brady Williams, UT Aggregating Public-company Financial Accounting Information to Improve State Tax Revenue Forecasts 2-3:15 p.m. Zoom
11/6/2020 Phil Stocken, Dartmouth Credit Ratings and Cheap-Talk 2-3:15 p.m. Zoom
11/20/2020 Eric So, MIT Going by the Book: Valuation Ratios and Stock Returns 2-3:15 p.m. Zoom
12/4/2020 Joyce Tian, Waterloo CEO Overconfidence, Moral Hazard, and Investment 2-3:15 p.m. Zoom

Spring 20

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title Time Location
1/10/2020 Michele Mullaney, UNC "Does Tax Evasion in Foreign Countries Incentivize or Deter Foreign Investment by U.S. Firms?" 2-3:30 p.m. MH 376
1/17/2020 Ben Osswald, University of Wisconsin "Does Tax Risk Attenuate the Positive Association between Internal and External Information Quality?" 2-3:30 p.m. MH 376
1/31/2020 Chris Paparcuri, Arizona State University "Determinants of Lengthy IRS Conflict" 2-3:30 p.m. MH 376
2/14/2020 Hansol Jang, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign "Do Tax Aggressive Executives Influence Corporate Philanthropy?" 2-3:30 p.m. MH 118
3/27/2020 Joyce Tian, University of Waterloo TBA Postponed TBA
4/17/2020 Ed deHaan, University of Washington TBA Postponed TBA

Fall 19

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title Time Location
9/27/2019 Sam Bonsall, Penn State University Wearing Out the Watchdog: SEC Case Backlog and Investigation Likelihood 2-3:30 p.m. TBA
10/4/2019 Ayung Tseng, Indiana University Face-to-Face Private Communication of Soft Information and its Association With Resolution of Investor Uncertainty at Earnings Announcements 2-3:30 p.m. TBA
10/11/2019 Novia Chen, University of Houston Do analysts mind the GAAP? Evidence from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 2-3:30 p.m. TBA
10/18/2019 Mei Feng, University of Pittsburgh Walking the Line between Reducing Information Asymmetry and Protecting Proprietary Information: Management Forecasts by Newly Public Firms 2-3:30 p.m. TBA
10/25/2019 Vlad Porumb, University of Groningen Is More Always Better? Disclosures in the Expanded Audit Report and their Impact on Loan Contracting 2-3:30 p.m. TBA
11/1/2019 Michael Tang, New York University Disclosure Policies in Quarterly Earnings Guidance 2-3:30 p.m. TBA
11/4/2019 Vishal Baloria, Boston College Media Exposure and Corporate Labor Investment Decisions 10-11:30 a.m. TBA
11/8/2019 Ted Goodman, Purdue University Institutional Investors and Auditor-Specific Risk 2-3:30 p.m. TBA
11/11/2019 Eric Weisbrod, Miami University The Dissemination and Pricing of Street Earnings 10-11:30 a.m. TBA
11/15/2019 Bin Li, Oklahoma University Economic Consequences of IFRS Adoption: The Role of Changes in Disclosure Quality 2-3:30 p.m. TBA

Spring 19

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title Time Location
2/15/2019 Shuping Chen, UT Austin The Market for Corporate Control and Information Quality: Evidence from Peer Firm Disclosure Response to Takeover Threat 2-3:30 p.m. TBA
3/8/2019 Lin Nan, Purdue Financial Leverage, Information Quality, and Efficiency 2-3:30 p.m. TBA
3/29/2019 Brian Akins, Rice University Blocking Block-Formation: Evidence from Private Loan Contracts 2-3:30 p.m. TBA
4/5/2019 Haresh Sapra, University of Chicago Accounting versus Prudential Regulation 2-3:30 p.m. TBA
4/12/2019 Sean McGuire, Texas A&M Street vs. GAAP: Which Effective Tax Rate Provides More Information About Future Tax Outcomes? 1-2:30 p.m. TBA
4/26/2019 Ted Goodman, Purdue Human Capital, Goodwill, and Acquisition Performance 2-3:30 p.m. TBA

Fall 18

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title Time Location
10/12/2018 Minjae Koo, University of Houston Lost in Translation?: Analysts' Forecasts of Cross-Listed Firms 2-3:30 p.m. 128 MH
10/19/2018 Rick Mergenthaler, University of Arizona GAAP Restrictions and Voluntary Disclosure 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
10/26/2018 Annika Wang, University of Houston On the Relation Between Accruals and Cash Flows 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
11/02/2018 Lanyi Zhang, University of Houston Prudential Regulation and Bank Accounting 2-3:30 p.m. 128 MH
11/09/2018 Rodrigo Verde, MIT Calendar Rotations: A New Approach for Studying the Relative Timing of Forms’ Earnings Announcements 1-2:30 p.m. 114 MH

Spring 18

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title Time Location
02/09/2018 Gerry Lobo, University of Houston Economic Policy Uncertainty, Monetary Policy Uncertainty, and Bank Earnings Opacity 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
03/09/2018 Yun Zhang, George Washington University Communication with Endogenous Investor Attention 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
03/23/2018 Brian Cadman, University of Utah Investor Horizon and Commitment to Disclosure 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
04/06/2018 Novia Chen, University of Houston Non-GAAP Tax Rates 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
04/13/2018 K. Ramesh, Rice University

Price Discovery in Good and Bad Times: An Analysis of the Annual Corporate Disclosure Cycle

2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
04/20/2018 Chad Larson, University of Houston Discretion Lost? How standardized data affects earnings quality inferences 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
04/27/2018 Raghu Venugopalan, University of Texas at Arlington Covenant Tightness and Conservatism 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH

Fall 17

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title Time Location
10/13/2017 Dr. Arpita Shroff, University of Houston-Downtown Do lenders price tax risk in the debt contract? 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
11/10/2017 Yuping Zhao, University of Houston The Importance of Director External and Internal Social Networks to Stock Price Crash Risk 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
12/01/2017 Haijin Lin, University of Houston Shareholder Empowerment and Board of Directors Effectiveness 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
12/08/2017 Ryan Wilson, University of Oregon 2-3:30 p.m. 376 MH

Spring 17

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title Time Location
03/10/2017 Dr. Korok Ray, Texas A&M University Effects of Accounting Conservatism on Investment Efficiency and Innovation 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
02/24/2017 Edward Sul, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Takeover Threats, Job Security Concerns, and Earnings Management 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
02/17/2017 Annika Wang, University of California, Berkeley R&D Overinvestment Around Seasoned Equity Offerings: Evidence from High-Technology Industries 2-3:30 p.m. 114 MH
02/07/2017 Barrett Wheeler, Indiana University Bloomington Do Investors Impound Information About Unrecognized Expected Credit Losses Into Bank Stock Prices? 2-3:30 p.m. 376 MH

Fall 16

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title
12/09/2016 Brent Garza, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign When Do Professional Judgment Evaluation Processes Improve Audit Quality? An Interactive Experiment
12/02/2016 Jared Jennings, Washington University in St. Louis Using Machine Learning to Identify Narrative Content in Conference Calls
11/18/2016 Gus De Franco, Tulane University Product Market Peers in Lending: Information Processing Efficiencies and Proprietary Costs
11/10/2016 Jeff Zeyun Chen, University of Colorado Boulder The Association Between SFAS No. 157 Fair value Hierarchy Information and Conditional Accounting Conservatism
09/23/2016 Ole-Kristian Hope, University of Toronto Does the Big-4 Effect Exist When Reputation and Litigation Risks are Low? Evidence from Audit-Partner-Auditee Pair Switches
09/09/2016 Erin M. Towery, University of Georgia How Do IRS Resources Affect the Tax Enforcement Process?

Spring 16

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title
4/8/2016 Frank Zhang, Yale University Buy-Side Analysts and Earnings Conference Calls
3/25/2016 Michael Drake, Brigham Young University The Internet as an Information Intermediary
3/11/2016 Volkan Muslu, University of Houston Slack and Crash Risk
3/4/2016 Wei Li, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Leading Indicator Variables and Managerial Incentives in a Dynamic Agency Setting
2/19/2016 Dhananjay Nanda, University of Miami Financial Reporting Differences Around the World: What Matters?

Fall 15

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title
10/23/2015 Jing Li, Carnegie Mellon University Lending Relationships and the Demand for Accounting Convervatism: Theory and Evidence
10/20/2015 Kyle Peterson, University of Oregon Managers' Discussion of Competition in the 10-K, Firms' Investing Activities and Future Operating Performance
10/16/2015 Qi Chen, Duke University Assessing Accounting Quality Using Assets and Earnings
10/14/2015 Jeffrey Ng, Singapore Management University Do Innovative Firms Communicate More? Evidence from the Ralation between Patenting and Management Earnings Forecasts
8/21/2015 Steve Crawford, University of Houston Customer Concentration and Public Disclosure

Spring 15

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title
4/24/2015 Allison Koester, Georgetown University Testing Legislators’ Assertion that Auditor-Provided Tax Services Generate Knowledge Spillover
2/27/2015 Stephen Lusch, Arizona State University The Impact of Financial Constraints on the Relation between Investor-Level Taxes and Capital Structure Decisions
2/25/2015 Novia Chen, University of California–Irvine Repatriation Taxes and the Value of Cash Holdings
2/20/2015 Paul Wong, Texas A&M University The Influence of Institutional Investors on Analyst Earnings Forecast Boldness and Accuracy
2/18/2015 Adam Olson, Texas A&M University The Labor Market Consequences of Executive Influence on Firm Tax Strategy
2/6/2015 Braden Williams, University of Washington Income Shifting Incentives and Offshored U.S. Jobs
1/23/2015 Tharindra Ranasinghe, Singapore Management University Opaque Financial Reporting due to Unemployment Concerns

Fall 14

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title
12/5/2014 Melissa Martin, Rice University Executive Compensation: A Firm Life Cycle Analysis
11/21/2014 Korok Ray, George Washington School of Business Balancing Incentive Weights and Difficulty of Performance Targets: Theory and Evidence
11/14/2014 John (Xuefeng) Jiang, Michigan State University Former Rating Analysts and the Ratings of MBS and ABS: evidence from LinkedIn
11/7/2014 Derek Oler, Texas Tech University A Bold Move or Biting Off More than They Can Chew: Examining the Performance of Small Acquirers
10/31/2014 Joshua Cutler, University of Oregon Disclosure and the Outcome of Securities Litigation
10/24/2014 Hui Zhou, University of Melbourne The Role of Audit Verification in Debt Contracting: Evidence from Covenant Violations
10/17/2014 Casey Schwab, University of Georgia Financial Constraints and Cash Tax Savings
10/10/2014 Jeri Seidman, University of Texas at Austin Tax Behavior under Audit Certainty
10/3/2014 Sabrina Chi, University of Arkansas The Geographic Dispersion of Google Search and the Market Reaction to Earnings Announcements
9/26/2014 Francisco Roman, George Mason University The Role of Labor and Transaction Costs in the Success of Manufacturing Offshore: Evidence from Mexico’s Maquiladora Industry

Spring 14

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title
4/11/2014 Jack Stecher, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University Fair Market Value Could Have Contributed to the Crash
3/7/2014 Andrew Schmidt, Arizona State University Examining the Association between Tax Risk and Tax Outcomes
2/28/2014 Salman Arif, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business The investment perspective of accruals: Do theories of investment under uncertainty provide insight into the factors that shape a firm’s level of accruals?
1/15/2014 Ronny Hofmann, IE Business School Bank Performance Indicators and Financial Distress: A Debt Market Perspective

Fall 13

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title
11/22/2014 Gauri Bhat, Washington University in St. Louis Utilizing Loan Loss Indicators by Loan Type to Sharpen the Evaluation of the Information Content and Economic Consequences of Banks’ Loan Loss Reserving   
11/15/2014 Xiaoyan (Winnie) Wen, University of Illinois at Chicago Scrutiny and Information Influencing*
11/8/2014 Suraj Srinivasan, Harvard Business School Admitting mistakes: Home country effect on the reliability of restatement reporting
10/25/2014 Jieying Zhang, University of Southern California Are rating agencies misled by earnings management? Evidence from credit watch resolutions
10/23/2014 Oktay Urcan, London Business School Corporate Tax Avoidance and Public Debt Costs * 
10/17/2017 Anup Srivastava, Northwestern University Why Have the Measures of Earnings Quality Changed Over Time?
10/4/2014 Steven Crawford, Rice University The Investment Value of Contrarian Buy-side Recommendations* 
9/27/2014 Ravee Chitoor, Indian School of Business BUSINESS GROUP AFFILIATION AND EARNINGS QUALITY
9/20/2014 Richard Price, Utah State University  Assessing the Cost of Accounting-Based Long-Short Trades: Should You Invest a Billion Dollars in an Academic Strategy?

Spring 13

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title
4/5/2013 Minlei Ye, University of Toronto The Economics of Setting Auditing Standards under Different Legal Regimes: Implications for International Auditing Standards*
3/29/2013 Ivan Marinovic Dynamic Costly Disclosure*
3/22/2013 Anup Srivastava, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Changes in firms’ business models and the attributes of financial reporting
3/1/2013 Jieying Zhang, Leventhal School of Business Affiliated Banker on Board and Conservative Accounting
2/8/2013 Hong Xie, University of Kentucky Articulation Errors, Cash Flow Predictability, and Bank Loan Contracting
1/25/2013 Cynthia Tollerson The Data Decision-Usefulness Prediction Model: An Exploration of Post-1998 Reported Segment Data Decision Usefulness
1/24/2013 Luc Paugam, ESSEC Business School Impact of Joint Auditor Pair on Timely Loss Recognition: Evidence from Impairment Tests

Fall 2012

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title


Albert Tsang, City University Hong Kong

The Effect of Mandatory IFRS Adoption on International Cross-Listings


Xiaojing Meng, New York University

Analyst Reputation, Communication and Information Acquisition


Vivian Fang, Carlson School of Management

The Effect of Foreign Institutional Investment on Financial Reporting Comparability


Yuping Zhao, University of Houston

Does it Matter  Who Are in Charge of the Audit? Evidence from Financial Report Misstatements


Chad Larson,  Washington University

Accrual Reversals, Earnings and Stock Returns


Jeremy Bertomeu, Baruch College

Mandatory Disclosure and the Asymmetry in Financial Reporting


George Drymiotes,  University of Cyprus

Biasing Performance Evaluation for Incentive and Screening Purposes


Ganapathi Narayanamoorthy, University of Illinois

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


Amy Sun, Pennsylvania State University

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


Jayaraman Vijayakumar, Virginia Commonwealth University

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


Xiumin Martin, Washington University

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

Spring 2012

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title


Anil Arya, Ohio State University

Input Markets and the Strategic Organization of the Firm


Sam Bosnall, Pennsylvania State University

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


Volkan Muslu, University of Texas at Dallas

Sell-side Analyst Research and Stock Comovement


Brian Akins, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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


Yuan Xie, Fordham University

Pending Approval Patents, Proprietary Information and Bank Loan Spread


Jennifer Brown, Arizona State University

Network ties among low-tax firms


Jeffrey Paterson, Florida State University

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


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


Ningzhong Li, London Business school


Fall 2011

Date Speaker’s Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title


Jayaraman Vijayakumar, Virginia Commonwealth University

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


Qintao Fan, University of California at Berkeley

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


Stephen Huddart, Pennsylvania State University

The Efficiency of Stock-Based Incentives: Experimental evidence


Anwer Ahmed, Texas A&M University

Managerial overconfidence and accounting conservatism


Naomi Soderstrom, University of Colorado at Boulder

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

Spring 2011

Date Speaker's Name & Organization Workshop Paper Title Time & Place
4/22/2011 Mort Pincus, University of California-Irvine Pricing of Book-Tax Differences: Evidence from Short Arbitrage  
4/8- 9/2011 6th Annual Bauer Accounting Research Conference    
3/25/2011 Leslie Hodder, Indiana University Cancelled  
3/11/2011 Cristi Gleason, University of Iowa LIFO Liquidations: Earnings Management, Disclosure Channel, and Price Discovery  
3/04/2011 Michelle (Chelle) Yetman,
University of California-Davis
Are Donors Misled by Inflated Program Ratios?  
2/25/2011 Robert (Bob) Yetman,
University of California-Davis
How Does the Incentive Effect of the Charitable Deduction Vary Across Charities?  
2/22/2011 Yunyan Zhang, Ohio State University Firms’ Disclosure Policies and Capital Investment Constraints around Reg FD Schedule
2/11/2011 Michael Neel, Texas A&M University The Impact of Mandatory IFRS Adoption on Accounting Comparability and Information Quality  
2/08/2011 Brian Burnett, Colorado

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

2/01/2011 Yun Fan, University of Oklahoma Cross–Sectional Determinants of the Impact of Management Cash Flow Forecasts  
2/28/2011 David Huelsback, USC Accounting–based Indicators of Financial Constraint and Firms’ Propensity to Accept Contractual Risk  
1/21/2011 Philip Shane,
University of Colorado-Boulder
Earnings Persistence and Mispricing Implications of Abnormal Changes in Cash  

Fall 2010

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

Spring 2010

Date Speaker Affiliation Workshop Paper Title Time & Place

Hagit Levy

Columbia University Accounts Receivable Financing and Information Asymmetry  

Michael Crawley

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

Yinghua Li

Purdue University Hedge Fund Intervention and Accounting Conservatism  

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

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  

Spring 2009-Fall 2008

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

Spring 2008-Fall 2007

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”

Spring 2007-Fall 2006

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”
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”