Accounting Workshops


Past Workshops


Date Speaker Affiliation Title of
Paper
Location
10/17/14 John Core MIT Why do some CEOs hold so much equity? Cheit Hall Room C230 2-3:30PM
09/19/14 Jonathan Glover Carnegie Mellon Univeristy Relational Contracts With and Between Agents Cheit Hall Room C230 2-3:30PM
09/12/14 Itay Kama University of Michigan Conditional Persistence of Earnings Components and Accounting Anomalies Cheit Hall Room C230 2-3:30PM
05/09/14 Yontae Kim Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University Common auditors in M&A transactions Cheit Hall Room C250 11:00-12:30AM
04/04/14 Paige Patrick Foster School of Business, University of Washington Renegotiations of target CEOs Cheit Hall Room C330 2:00-3:30PM
12/06/13 K.R. Subramanyam Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California Do options price predictable patterns in future stock returns? Evidence from accounting anomalies Cheit Hall Room C320 2:00PM-3:30PM
10/18/13 Siew Hong Teoh University of California, Irvine Limited Attention, Statement of Cash Flow Disclosure, and the Valuation of Accruals Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM - 3:30PM
10/04/13 Brett Trueman Anderson School of Management, UCLA Firm-Specific Investor Sentiment Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM - 3:30PM
4/12/13 William M. Cready University of Texas, Dallas Bonus Rigidity and Future Performance theory and Evidence Cheit Hall, C330 2:30PM - 4:00PM
09/20/13 Christopher S. Armstrong The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Abnormal Accruals in Newly Public Companies: Opportunistic Misreporting or Economic Activity? Cheit Hall C320, 2:00PM - 3:30PM
12/07/12 Mary Ellen Carter Boston College, Carroll School of Management Do Shareholders Welcome Court Intervention In CEO Pay Matters? Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM - 3:30PM
11/09/12 David Erkens Marshall School of Business, USC Affiliated Banker on Board and Conservative Accounting Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM - 3:30PM
10/31/12 Adair Morse University of Chicago, UC Berkeley, NBER How Pervasive is Corporate Fraud? Cheit Hall, C335 2:00PM - 3:30PM
10/25/12 Maureen McNichols Stanford University Decomposition of the Market-to-Book Ratio Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM - 3:30PM
10/19/12 Paul Fischer University of Pennsylvania Projected Earnings Fixation Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM - 3:30PM
10/12/12 Eli Bartov NYU - Stern Does Income Statement Placement Matter to Investors? The Case of Gains/Losses from Early Debt Extinguishment Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM - 3:30PM
09/28/12 Mark Soliman University of Washington The Sharpest Tool in the Tool Shed: Simultaneous Equations of Financial Statement Management Tools during IPOs Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM - 3:30PM
09/14/12 Jacob Thomas Yale University Implications of scale invariance in EPS forecast errors Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM - 3:30PM
09/07/12 Harm Sch�tt Haas PhD
Do Analysts Understand the Relation between Investment Growth and Conservative Accounting? Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM - 3:30PM
08/31/12 Professor Haresh Sapra University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Agency Conflicts, Prudential Regulation, and Marking to Market Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM - 4:00PM
05/18/12 Harm Schuett Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
The Matching Principle: Insights into Earning's Usefulness to Investors Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM - 3:30PM
05/11/12 Scott Richardson Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Macro to Micro: Country exposures, firm fundamentals and stock returns Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM - 3:30PM

Note: Pre-Seminar (for Accounting PhDs only) is 1-2PM in C132
05/04/12 Aydin Uysal

Estelle Sun
Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley A Refinement to the Accrual Anomaly

Earnings Management for Financial Misstatement Firms: An Implication of Discretionary Expenditures
Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM - 3:30PM

Note: Pre-Seminar (for Accounting PhDs only) is 1-2PM in C132
04/27/12 Jackie Siriviriyakul

Fernando Comiran
Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley The Use of DuPont Analysis at the Aggregate Level

Information Advantage or Local GAAP Knowledge? Local vs. Non-local Analyst Forecast Precision
Cheit Hall, C330 2:30PM - 4:00PM

Note: Pre-Seminar (for Accounting PhDs only) is 1-2PM in C132
04/06/12 Michael J. Jung Stern School of Business - NYU
Analyst Interest, Market Visibility, and Stock Returns Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM - 3:30PM
03/02/12 Suresh Nallaredy Marshall School of Business - USC
Does Differential Sensitivity to Aggregate Earnings Shocks Drive Post-Earnings-Announcement Drift? Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM - 3:30PM
02/10/12 Katie McDermott Kenan-Flagler Business School - UNC at Chapel Hill
Financial Reporting Quality and Investment in Corporate Social Responsibility? Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM - 3:30PM
02/03/12 Eric So Stanford Graduate School of Business
A New Approach to Predicting Analyst Forecast Errors: Do Investors Overweight Analyst Forecasts? Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM - 3:30PM
01/27/12 Mark Maffett Wharton School of Business,
University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School
Who Benefits from Corporate Opacity? International Evidence from Informed Trading by Institutional Investors Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM - 3:30PM
01/13/12 Henry Friedman Wharton School of Business,
University of Pennsylvania
Under pressure: reporting costs and managerial power in the CEO-CFO setting Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM - 3:30PM
12/09/11 Fernando Comiran Haas School of Business,
UC Berkeley
Local vs. Non-local Analyst Forecast Precision: Evidence of ADR firms Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM - 4:00PM
12/09/11 Subprasiri Siriviriyakul Haas School of Business,
UC Berkeley
Re-Examination of Real Earnings Management to Avoid Losses Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM - 4:00PM
12/02/11 Maureen McNichols Stanford University
10/31/11 Harm Sch�tt Haas School of Business,
UC Berkeley
The Matching Principle: Insights into Earning's Usefulness to Investors Cheit Hall, C320 2:00PM-3:30PM
10/28/11 Yaniv and Panos Haas School of Business,
UC Berkeley
Accounting Earnings and Future Macroeconomic Growth Cheit Hall, C330 2:30PM-4:00PM
10/20/11 Estelle Sun Haas School of Business,
UC Berkeley
Earnings Management for Financial Misstatement Firms: An Implication of Discretionary Expenditures Cheit Hall, C335 11:00AM-12:30PM
10/13/11 Ayden Uysal Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley A Refinement to the Accrual Anomaly Cheit Hall, C220 4:00PM-5:30PM
09/23/11 Natalya Khimich Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley Cash flow and discount rate news estimation: which method to choose? Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM-3:30PM
09/16/11 Eric Allen Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley Why do IPO firms record a full deferred tax valuation allowance? Cheit Hall, C330 3:00PM-4:00PM
09/02/11 Gilad Livne Cass Business School Mandatory Auditor Rotation, Accounting Conservatism and the Mandatory Adoption of IFRS Cheit Hall, C330 2:30PM-4:00PM
04/29/11 Haifeng You School of Business and Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Valuation-Driven Profit Transfer among Corporate Segments Cheit Hall, C330 3:00PM-4:00PM
04/22/11 Eric C. So Graduate School of Business, Stanford University A New Approach to Predicting Analyst Forecast Errors: Implications for Investment Decisions? Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM-3:30PM
01/21/11 Yaniv Konchitchki Marshall School of Business, USCA Does Superior Knowledge Management Increase Shareholder Value? Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM-3:30PM
12/03/10 Yuan Estelle Sun Berkeley Haas PhD Real Earnings Management for Financial Misstatement Firms Cheit Hall, C330 1:00PM-2:30PM
12/03/10 Karl Mueller Penn State Strategic Disclosure of 10b5-1 Trading Plans Cheit Hall, C330 2:00PM-3:30PM
11/19/10 Asher Curtis University of Utah The Comparability of Accounting Rates of Return Under Historical Cost Accounting Cheit Hall, C330 02:00PM-03:30PM
11/05/10 Madhay Rajan Stanford University Conservation Correction for the Market-to-Book Ratio Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
10/15/10 Gergio Serafeim Harvard University Forecasting Profitability Around the World Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
10/8/10 Panos Patatoukas UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business The Impact of Earnings Surprises on Stock Returns: Theory and Evidence Cheit Hall, C330
02:30PM-04:00PM
09/17/10 Steve Penman Columbia University Returns to Buying Earnings and Book Value: Accounting for Growth and Risk Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
05/07/10 Kevin Li Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley "Has Goodwill Accounting Gone Bad?" Cheit Hall, C330
02:30PM-04:00PM
05/07/10 Eric Allen Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley "The entity choice anomaly: Quantifying the cost of organizing loss-generating startup firms as Corporations" Cheit Hall, C330
02:30PM-04:00PM
04/30/10 Seungmin Chee Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley The Information Content of Commercial Banks� Fair Value Disclosures of Loans under SFAS No. 107 Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
12/04/09 Anne Beyer Stanford University Capital Structure, Cost of Capital, and Voluntary Disclosures Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
11/20/09 Nir Yehuda Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University The Economic Consequences of Perk Disclosure Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
10/23/09 Rodrigo Verdi MIT Sloan School of Management The Benefits of Financial Statement Comparability Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
10/16/09 Aiyesha Dey University of Chicago Booth School of Business Determinants and Implications of Board Leadership Structure Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
09/25/09 Devin Shanthikumar Harvard Business School Geographic Location, Media Coverage and Investor Reactions Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
09/11/09 Mort Pincus University of California, Irvine Book-Tax Differences, Uncertainty about Information Quality, and Cost of Capital Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
04/24/2009 Ilia Dichev Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan Higher Risk, Lower Returns: What Hedge Fund Investors Really Earn Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
02/06/2009 Kai Sandner University of Munich, Munich School of Management Differences in Social Preferences: Are They Profitable for the Firm? Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
11/14/2008 Zvi Singer Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University Managerial Discretion and the Reversal of Abnormal Accruals Cheit Hall, C320
02:00PM-03:30PM
11/07/2008 Bill Mayhew Fuqua School of Business, Duke University The Power of Voice: Managerial Affective States and Future Firm Performance Cheit Hall, C320
02:00PM-03:30PM
04/18/2008 Marlene Plumlee University of Utah An Analysis of the Underlying Causes of Restatements Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
04/11/08 Thomas Hemmer University of Houston Stewardship and Value Relevance Implications of ACcrual Accounting Systems Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
03/21/08 Cathy Shakespeare University of Michigan The Limits of Empire: CEO Compensation and its Link to Acquisitions... and Diverstitures Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
02/29/08 Nahum Melumad Columbia University Operating Profit Variation Analysis: Implications for Future Earnings and Equity Values Cheit Hall, C330
02:00PM-03:30PM
12/14/07 Kevin Li, Kwang Lee, Seungmin Chee, Xue Shuang Haas School of Business "Expected Holding of Cash, Future Performance and Stock Returns," "Summary of Research in Progress," "Revisiting Negative Special Items," "Are Cash Flows Managed? Empirical Evidence from Quarterly Financial Statements of Listed Chinese Firms" Cheit
Hall,
C320
02:00PM-
03:30PM
12/07/07 Richard Sloan Barclay's Global Investors Investor Recognition and Stock Returns Cheit
Hall,
C320
01:00PM-
02:15PM
11/30/07 Michelle Hanlon University of Michigan The Effects of Managers on Corporate Tax Avoidance Cheit
Hall,
C320
02:00PM-
03:30PM
11/01/07 Qintao Fan Haas School of Business Hurdle Rate and Return-Enhancing Effort Cheit
Hall,
C330
01:00PM-
02:30PM
11/02/07 Guochang Zhang Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Relative Firm Profitability and Stop Price Sensitivity to Aggregate Information Cheit
Hall,
C320
01:30PM-
03:00PM
09/28/07 Peter Demerjian Goizueta Business School, Emory University The Role of Debt Covenants in Limiting Operating Performance Risk: Evidence from Private Loan Agreements Cheit
Hall,
C320
02:00-
03:30PM
09/21/07 Shai Levi Haas School of Business Conservatism in Analyst Forecast Revisions
NOTE: This paper will not be distributed by email, but will be available at the seminar.
Cheit
Hall,
C320
02:00-
03:30PM
09/14/07 Sandra Chamberlain University of British Columbia Variation in the Use of Debt Covenants in Public Debt Over Time: The Role of Borrower Reputation and Accounting Quality Cheit
Hall,
C320
01:30 PM-
03:00PM
05/04/07 Haifeng You Haas School of Business A Study of Firms Surrounding the Threshold of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance Cheit
Hall,
C335
02:30-
03:30PM
04/19/07 Nicole Johnson Haas School of Business Dual Transfer Prices with Unknown Costs and Market Demand S518
03:00-
05:00PM
03/16/07 Pierre Liang Carnegie-Mellon University Optimal Team Size and Monitoring in Organizations Cheit
Hall,
C325
01:00-
2:30PM
03/09/07 Rajiv Banker Temple University Strategic Position, Value Creation, and Performance Evaluation in Executive Compensation Cheit
Hall,
C325
1:00PM-
2:30PM
02/09/07 Irem Tuna The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania Management Forecasts, Disclosure Quality, and Market Efficiency Cheit
Hall,
C325
1:00-
2:30pm
02/02/07 Christo Karuna University of California, Irvine CEO Reputation and Corporate Governance Cheit
Hall,
C325
01:00-
2:30 pm
11/03/06 Paul Newman University of Texas, Austin Delegation to Encourage Communication of Problems Cheit
Hall,
C330
01:00-
2:30 pm
10/20/06 Stefan Reichelstein Stanford University Conservatism Growth and Return on Investment Cheit
Hall,
C330
01:00-
2:30 pm
10/13/06 Haresh Sapra University of Chicago A Theory of Auditor Bias and Audit Quality Cheit
Hall,
C330
01:00-
2:30 pm
9/15/06 Maria Nondorf Haas School of Business The SEC Comment Letter Process and its Effects on the Quality of Disclosure for IPO Firms Cheit
Hall,
C330
12:00-
2:30 pm
5/05/06 Charles M. C. Lee Global Head of Equity Research, Barclays Global Investors Tunneling in China: The Surprisingly Pervasive Use of Corporate Loans to Extract Funds from Chinese Listed Companies Cheit
Hall,
C330
1:00-
2:30 pm
4/28/06 James Ohslon W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University Dividend Policy Irrelevancy and the Construct of Earnings Cheit
Hall,
C330
1:00-
2:30pm
4/21/06 Bill Rogerson Northwestern University Inter-Temporal Cost Allocation and Investment Decisions Cheit
Hall,
C330
1:00-
2:30pm
4/13/06 Shivakumar Lakshmanan University of Chicago Earnings Quality at Initial Public Offerings: Managerial Opportunism, or Public-firm Conservatism? Cheit
Hall,
C220
1:00-
2:30pm
2/10/06 Eli Amir London Business School The Effects of Disclosure, Medium, Timing, and Detail on Market Reactions to Earning Announcements Cheit
Hall,
C330
12:30-
2:00pm
2/2/06 Carol Marquardt New York University SEC Scrutiny and the Evolution of Non-GAAP Reporting Cheit
Hall,
F320
12:30-
2:00pm
12/13/05 Desmond Tang Haas School of Business Comparing the Quality of Accruals for Alternative Summary Performance Measures in the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Industry Cheit
Hall,
C325
10:00-
11:30am
12/9/05 Zvi Singer Haas School of Business Discretionary Financial Reporting: Its Ability to Mislead Investors and Changes over Time in an IPO Setting Cheit
Hall,
C250
10:00-
11:30am
12/2/05 Frank Gigler University of Minnesota On the Economic Value of Limiting Commitment in Agencies with Renegotiation Cheit
Hall,
C110
1:00-
2:30pm
11/18/05 Tim Baldenius Columbia University Non-Financial Performance Measures as Coordination Devices Cheit
Hall,
C110
1:00-
2:30pm
10/19/05 Madhav Rajan Stanford University Objective versus Subjective Performance Cheit
Hall,
S518
1:00-
2:30pm
10/14/05 Richard Sloan University of Michigan Investor Recognition and Stock Returns Cheit
Hall,
C110
1:00-
2:30pm
10/7/05 Chandra Kanodia   Cash Flow Hedges: Assessing the Information Content of Mark-to-Market and Historical Cost Accounting Cheit
Hall,
C250
10:00-
11:30am
9/30/05 Mohan Venkata
chalam
Duke University Accelerated Vesting of Employee Stock Options in Anticipation of FAS 123-R Cheit
Hall,
C110
1:00-
2:30pm
5/6/05 Steve Huddart Pennsylvania State University Jeopardy, Non-Public Information, and Insider Trading around SEC 10K and10Q Filings Cheit
Hall,
C110
1:00-
2:30pm
4/29/05 Patty Dechow University of Michigan The Persistence of Earnings and Cash Flows and the Role of Special Items: Implications for the Accrual Anomaly Cheit
Hall,
C325
12:30-
2:00pm
4/8/05 Sri Sridharan Northwestern University Determinants of Audit Failure Cheit
Hall,
C110
12:00-
1:30pm
4/1/05 Siew Hong Teoh Ohio State University Accruals and NOA Anomalies: Risk or Mispricing Cheit
Hall,
C110
1:00-
2:30pm
12/03/04 Zhaoyang Gu Carnegie Mellon University Measuring the Precision of Analysts' Private and Common Information:
Generalization and an Application
Cheit
Hall,
C110
12:30-
2:00pm
11/19/04 Teri Yohn Georgetown University Does Industry-level Analysis Improve Profitability Forecasts? Cheit
Hall,
C110
12:30-
2:00pm
11/17/04 Shijun Cheng University of Michigan Accounting versus Stock Based Performance Incentives:
An Agency Solution or an Agency Problem?
F320
12:30-
2:00pm
10/29/04 Elizabeth Demers University of Rochester IPO Failure Prediction: Are There Differences in the "New Economy" Cheit
Hall,
C110
12:30-
2:00pm

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