Accounting Research Conference

2016 Schedule

Thursday, November 10, 2016

12:00 p.m.Lunch, Charles F Knight Executive Education Center, Anheuser Busch Dining Room, 
3rd floor.

1:00         Welcome, Bauer Hall, Room 330/Active Learning Lab.
               Richard Frankel, Beverly & James Hance Professor of Accounting

1:15        “Does Counter-Cyclical Provisioning Mitigate Bank Lending Contractions? Evidence from Supply Shocks” 
               Presented by Joanna Wu, University of Rochester
               Discussion led by John Gallemore, University of Chicago

2:25         Break

2:40        “Investor Relations and Information Assimilation” 
               Presented by Kimball Chapman, Washington University
               Discussion led by Gwen Yu, Harvard University

3:50         Break

4:05        “When Does Peer Information Matter?”
               Presented by Rodrigo Verdi, MIT
               Discussion led by Ed deHaan, University of Washington 

5:30         Ph.D. Poster Session and cocktails, Whittemore House.

6:30         Welcome, Robert Virgil, Dean Emeritus of the John M. Olin School of Business and Professor Emeritus of Accounting.       
6:45         Dinner, Whittemore House.

 

Friday, November 11, 2015

7:30 a.m.   Continental Breakfast, Bauer Hall, Room 210.

8:00          “Do Analysts Say Anything About Earnings Without Revising Their Earnings Forecasts?” 
                 Presented by Chad Ham, Washington University
                 Discussion led by Alastair Lawrence, University of California, Berkele

9:10           Break

9:25          “Growth Matters: Disclosure Level and Risk Premium” 
                 Presented by Rachel Hayes, University of Utah
                 Discussion led by Judson Caskey, UCLA 

10:35         Break

10:50        “Identifying Accounting Quality” 
                 Presented by Valeri Nikolaev, University of Chicago
                 Discussion led by Mohan Venkatachalam, Duke University

12:00 p.m. Lunch, Charles F Knight Executive Education Center, Anheuser Busch Dining Room, 
3rd floor.