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Coordinated by Alex Edwards and Dushyant Vyas

Winter/Spring 2017 Accounting Seminars

Wed. Jan. 11

10:30 to 12:00

Room 151

Robert Stoumbos,

Yale University

RECRUITING CANDIDATE

How Does Quarterly Reporting Reduce Information Asymmetry?

Wed. Jan. 18

10:30 to 12:00

Room 127

Nayana Reiter,

University of Michigan

RECRUITING CANDIDATE

Investor Communication and the Benefits of Cross-Listing

Wed. Jan. 25

10:30 to 12:00

Room 157

Sara Toynbee,

University of Washington

RECRUITING CANDIDATE

Implications of disclosing order backlog

Thurs. Jan. 26

10:30 to 12:00

Room 1065

Rajesh Vijayaraghavan,

Harvard Business School

UTM RECRUITING CANDIDATE

Recognizing Loan Losses in Banks: An Examination of Alternative Approaches

Mon. Jan. 30

10:30 to 12:00

Room 133

Annika Yu Wang,

University of California,

Berkeley

UTM RECRUITING CANDIDATE

R&D Overinvestment around Seasoned Equity Offerings:

Evidence from High-Technology Industries

 

Wed. Feb. 1

10:30 to 12:00

Room 157

Eunhee Kim,

Carnegie Mellon University

ROTMAN/UTM RECRUITING CANDIDATE

The Market for Reputation: CEO Turnover and Firm Performance

Mon. Feb. 6

10:30 to 12:00

Room 1065

Xinlei Li,

Columbia University

UTM RECRUITING CANDIDATE

Relationship Lending in Syndicated Loans: a Participant’s Perspective

Wed. Feb. 8

10:30 to 12:00

Room 127

Heemin Lee,

University of Chicago

RECRUITING CANDIDATE

Does the Threat of Whistleblowing Reduce Accounting Fraud?

Wed. Feb. 15

10:30 to 12:00

Room 157

Akash Chattopadhyay,

Harvard Business School

ROTMAN/UTM RECRUITING CANDIDATE

Managing Activists: Earnings Management during

Activism Campaigns

Wed. Mar. 8

10:30 to 12:00

Room 157

Michael Jung,

New York University

Analyst Spin

Wed. Mar. 29

10:30 to 12:00

Room 157

Siqi Li, Santa

Clara University

Tone at the Top: CEOs’ Religious Beliefs and Earnings Management

Wed. Apr. 5

10:30 to 12:00

Room L1010

Asis Martinez Jerez,

University of Notre Dame

Leader Effects in Competition Among Teams: Evidence From a Field Intervention

Wed. Apr. 19

10:30 to 12:00

Room L1010

Urooj Khan,

Columbia University

Co-Migration and the Benefits of Relationships in Banking Lending

 Wed. May 17 10:30 to 12:00
Room 147

Stephanie Cheng,

Rotman School of Management

The Informational Role of Corporate Financial Information in the Secondary Municipal Bond Market

Wed. May 24

10:30 to 12:00

Room 147

Mahfuz Chy,

Rotman School of Management

Wealth Destruction Effects of Annual Management Forecasts

Fall 2016

 

Wed. Sept. 14

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Lynn Hannan
(Tulane University)

Team Member Subjective Communication in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Teams

Wed. Sept. 28

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Wuyang Zhao
(Rotman)

Activist Short-Selling

Wed. Oct. 5

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Michelle Hanlon
(MIT)

TaxRates and Corporate Decision Making

 

Wed. Oct. 12

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Thomas Hemmer
(Rice University)

Optimal Dynamic Relative Performance Evaluation

Wed. Oct. 19

10:30 to 12:00

Room 1065

Barbara Su
(Rotman)

The Impact of Banks’ Cross-Selling on Debt Contracting and Firm Financial Reporting

Wed. Oct. 26

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Zahn Bozanic
(Ohio State University)

Securities Law Expertise and Corporate Disclosure

Wed. Nov. 2

10:30 to 12:00

Room 1065

Ross Lu
(Rotman)

 

 

 

Economic Consequences of Corporate Governance Disclosure:Evidence from the 2006 SEC Regulation on Related-Party Transactions

Wed. Nov. 16

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Cathy Shakespeare
(University of Michigan)

 

 

 

Responding to Regulatory Uncertainty:Evidence from Basel III

Wed. Nov. 23

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Alexander Bleck

(University of British Columbia)

Risk-insensitive Regulation

Wed. Nov. 30

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Muhammad Azim(Rotman)

Does Employee Monitoring Reduce Agency Issues?Evidence from the Whistleblower Provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act

11:15 to 12:00
Room 142 Jingjing Wang(Rotman) Big Bath Accounting, Management Deception, and Information Asymmetry:
Evidence from Linguistic Analysis
 

Wed. Dec. 7

1:00 to 3:00

Room 147

Stefan Anchev

(Umeå University)

Individual Investors and the Volume of Firm Disclosure

Wed. Dec. 14 11:00 to 12:00 Room 142 Feng Chen(Rotman) Do Audit Clients Engage in Opportunistic or Informational Opinion Shopping?

 

Winter Spring 2016

Wed. Jan. 6  10:30 to 12:00   Room151

Allison Nicoletti,
Ohio State University

RECRUITING CANDIDATE
The Effects of Auditors and Regulators on Bank Financial Reporting:  Evidence from Loan Loss Provisions
Wed. Jan. 13 10:30 to 12:00  Room133 Shiwon Song,
USC Leventhal
RECRUITING CANDIDATE
The Informational Value of Disaggregated Segment Data:  Evidence from the Textual Features of Business Descriptions
Mon. Jan. 18
10:30 to 12:00
 Room 1065
Youfei Xiao,
Stanford Graduate School of Business
UTM RECRUITING
Uncertainty, Disagreement and Forecast Dispersion:  Empirical Estimates from a Model of Analysts’ Strategic
Wed. Jan. 20 10:30 to 12:00  Room157 Jacquelyn Gillette,
University of Rochester
RECRUITING CANDIDATE
The Information Content of Debt Analyst Reports for Firms in Financial Distress
Wed. Jan. 27 10:30 to 12:00  Room151 Daehyun Kim,
University of Texas at Austin
RECRUITING CANDIDATE
Board Classification and Shareholder Value:  Evidence from Corporate Law Amendments
Thurs. Jan. 28
10:30 to 12:00
 Room 1065
Chris Small,
University of Iowa
UTM RECRUITING
The Effect of Analysts on the Market Response to Earnings Announcements
Wed. Feb. 3 10:30 to 12:00  Room151 James Ryans,
University of California at Berkeley
RECRUITING CANDIDATE
Textual Classification of SEC Comment Letters
Thurs. Feb. 4 10:30 to 12:00 Room 1065
Yu Ting Forester Wong,
Columbia University
UTM RECRUITING
Wolves at the Door:  Look at Hedge Fund Activism
Wed. Feb. 10 10:30 to 12:00 Room 151 Xin (Shelley) Li,
Harvard Business School
RECRUITING CANDIDATE
Boss Cut Me Some Slack:
Control and Innovation in a Multitasking Environment
Mon. Feb. 22
 
10:30 to 12:00
Room 1065 Frank Zhou,
University of Chicago
 UTM RECRUITING
Disclosure Dynamics and Investor Learning
Wed.Mar. 16  10:30 to 12:00
Room 151 Alex Edwards,
Rotman School of Management
Supercharged IPOs: Rent Extraction or Signal of Future Firm Performance?
Wed. Mar. 23 1:00 to 2:30 Room 1065
 
Hila Fogel Yaari,
Tulane University
MD&A Textual Similarity and Auditors
Wed. Mar. 30
 
10:30 to 12:00
 
Room 1065
 
Roger Silvers,
University of Utah
 

The effects of cross-border information-sharing on enforcement and earnings attributes

Wed. Apr. 6
 
10:30 to 12:00 Room 151 
 
Paul Zarowin,
New York University
 
Capitalization vs Expensing and the Behavior of R&D Expenditures
Wed. Apr. 13 10:30 to 12:00 Room 151 Wuyang Zhao,
Rotman School of Management
Activist Short-Selling
Wed. Apr. 20
 
10:30 to 12:00
 
Room 368, 371B
 
Devin Shanthikumar,
University of California, Irvine
CFO Incentives and Product Development Innovation:  Insights from Trademarks
Wed. Apr. 27
 
10:30 to 12:00
 
Room 368, 371B
 
George Serafeim,
Havard Business School
 
Investor Activism on Sustainability Issues
Wed. May 18 10:30 to 12:00
 
Room 127 Ross Lu,
Rotman School of Management
Economic Consequences of Control-Procedure Disclosure:  Evidence from the 2006 SEC Regulation on Related-Party Transactions
Mon. May 30 10:30 to 12:00
 
Room 127 Barbara Su,
Rotman School of Management
TBA

 

Fall 2015

Wed. Sept. 16

10:30 to 12:00

Room 151

Nico Lehnmann,
Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen

Do corporate governance analysts matter?

Wed. Sept. 23

10:45 to 12:00

Room 151 

Franco Wong, Rotman School of Management Buy-side analysts and earnings conference calls

Wed. Sept. 30

10:30 to 12:00

Room 151

Chandra Kanodia,
University of Minnesota

What are the Economic Consequences of Fair Value Accounting?

Wed. Oct. 7

10:30 to 12:00

Room 157

Yaniv Konchitchki, UC Berkeley

Accounting and the Macroeconomy:  The Housing Market                                                                                

Wed. Oct. 14

10:30 to 12:00

Room 151

Danqi Hu,
Rotman School of Management

Does the Public Availability of Market Participants’ Trading Data Affect Firm Disclosure?  Evidence form Short Sellers

Wed. Oct. 21

10:30 to 12:00

Room 151

Ramy Elitzur,
Rotman School of Management

Is Moneyball a Myth? Perceived Advantages to Sabermetrics vs Reality

Wed. Oct. 28

1:00 to 2:30

Room 151

Leila Peyravan,
Rotman School of Management

Financial Reporting Quality and Dual-Holding of Debt and Equity

Wed, Nov. 4

10:30 to 12:00

Room 151

Brian Bushee, University of Pennsylvania

Linguistic Complexity in Firm Disclosures:  Obfuscation or Information?

Wed. Nov. 11

10:30 to 12:00

Room 151

Shane Heitzman,
University of Southern California

Corporate Tax Planning and Stock Returns

Wed. Nov. 18

10:30 to 12:00

Room 151

Lars Hamers, Visiting Phd. student -
Maastricht

Firm Life Cycle, Heterogeneity in Investor Beliefs, and Stock Price Crash Risk

Wed. Dec. 2

10:30 to 12:00

Room 151

Cathy Shakespeare, University of Michigan

CANCELLED

Wed. Dec. 9

10:30 to 12:00

Room 151

John Gallemore, University of Chicago

The Effect of Corporate Taxation on Bank Transparency:
Evidence from the Deductibility of Loan Losses

 

Winter/Spring 2015

Wed., Jan. 28

10:30 to 12:00

Room 151

Sasan Saiy,Rotman School of Management

The impact of operational control quality on operational efficiency and valuation: Evidence from U.S. bank holding companies

Wed. Feb. 4

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Partha Mohanram,Rotman School of Management

Fundamental Analysis:  Combining Financial Statement Analysis Driven and Intrinsic Value Driven Approaches

Wed. Feb. 11

11:00 to 12:00

Room 157

Jessie Zhu,University of Manchester

Corporate Dividend Payout and Earnings Management:
Evidence from Chinese Regulatory Changes

Wed., Mar. 4

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

April Klein,New York University

Costs and Benefits of Acquiring Information:  How Hedge Fund Managers Trade on the Freedom of Information Act

Wed., Mar. 18

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

 

Ranjani Krishnan,Michigan State University

Influence of Observable but Unverifiable Information on Contact Form

Wed., April 1

10:30 to 12:00

Room 1065

Karthik Balakrishnan,London Business School

Equity Market Liberalization, Information Asymmetry and Cost of Capital

Wed., April 8

10:30 to 12:00

Room 1065

Weili Ge,University of Washington

Does Internal Control over Financial Reporting Curb Corporate Corruption?  Evidence from China

Wed., April 15

2:00 to 3:30

Room 1065

Patricia Dechow,University of California - Berkeley

Separating the Wheat from the Chaff:  Identifying the Signal and Predictable Error Components of Target Price Implied Returns

Wed., April 22

2:00 to 3:30

Room 142 Mahfuz Chy,Rotman School of Management Does Auditor Legal Liability Impede Innovation? Evidence from Natural Experiments

Wed., April 29

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

 

Suresh Nallareddy,Columbia Business School

On the Disparity between Corporate Profits and Economic Growth

Wed., May 6 10:30 to 12:00 Room 1035 Francesco Bova, Rotman School of Management State-Owned Enterprises, Competition, and Disclosure
Wed., May 13 10:30 to 12:00 Room 1035 Aida Wahid,Rotman School of Management Professionalization of Corporate Boards and Its Consequences
Wed., May 20 10:30 to 12:00 Room 1035 Wuyan Zhao,Rotman School of Management Third-Party Consequences of Short-Selling Threats:  The Case of Auditor Behavior
Wed., May 27 10:30 to 12:00 Room 1035 Danqi Hu,Rotman School of Management Does the Public Availability of Market Participants’ Trading Data affect Firm Disclosure? Evidence from Short Sellers
Wed. June 3 10:30 to 12:00 Room 1035 Leila Peyravan,Rotman School of Management Firm Opacity and Dual-Holding of Debt and Equity
Fri. June 12 11:00 to 12:00 Room 1035 Gord Richardson,Rotman School of Management Have SFAS 166 and SFAS 167 Improved the financial reporting for securitizations?

Wed. June 17
10:30 to 12:00 Room 1030 Francesco Bova, Rotman School of Management National Culture and the Timing of Employee Stock Option Exercise
Wed. June 24 11:00 to 12:00 Room 127 Alex Edwards,Rotman School of Management Taxes and Peer Effects

 

Fall 2014

Coordinated by Alex Edwards and Dushyant Vyas

 

Date

Time

Location

Speaker

Presentation/Paper

Wed., Sept. 10

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

John Jiang, Michigan State University

Former rating analysts and the ratings of MBS and ABS: Evidence from LinkedIn

Wed., Sept. 17

11:00 to 12:00

Room 142

Feng Chen, Rotman School of Management

Flight to Quality in International Markets:  Political Uncertainty and Investors’ Demand for Financial Reporting Quality

Wed., Sept. 24

11:00 to 12:00

Room 142

Wuyang Zhao, Rotman School of Management

Permanent Shocks to Blockholder Exit Threats and Operating Performance: Evidence from China’s Split-Share Structure Reform

Wed., Oct. 1

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Thomas Omer, University of Nebraska

Does Audit Office Industry Diversity Affect Audit Quality? Evidence from Tax and Non-Tax Accounts

Wed., Oct. 8

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Vivian Fang, University of Minnesota

Equity Vesting and Managerial Myopia

Wed., Oct. 15

2:15 to 3:45

Room 142

Itay Kama, University of Michigan

Conditional Persistence of Earnings Components and Accounting Anomalies

Wed., Oct. 22

10:30 to 12:00

Room 1065

Hila Fogel-Yaari, Rotman School of Management

CEO Characteristics, Information Asymmetry, and Innovation

Wed., Nov. 5

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Lin Cheng, University of Arizona

Unionization, Product Market Competition, and Strategic Disclosure

Wed., Nov. 12

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Shiva Sivaramakrishnan, Rice University

Voluntary Disclosure and Real Investment Distortions in IPOs

Wed., Nov. 26

11:15 to 12:00

Room 142

Stephanie Cheng, Rotman School of Management

Does Voluntary CSR Reporting Affect the Informativeness of Mandatory Financial Disclosures?

Wed., Dec. 3

10:30 to 12:00

Room 142

Jenny Zhang, University of British Columbia

CEO Incentives and the Health of Defined Benefit Pension Plans

Wed., Dec. 10

12:00 to 1:00

Room 142

Barbara Su,

Rotman School of Management

Green Disclosures? Social Media and Prosocial Behaviour

 

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