Schedule for 2013 Empirical Conference
Carlson School of Management in Room CSOM 1-147
April 19th and April 20th, 2013
There will be a limited number of copies of the papers available. Participants are encouraged to print them out beforehand.
Moderators for the event: Yu Gao Friday a.m., Aiyesha Dey Friday p.m. Friday, April 19th
7:00 and 7:30 a.m.
Shuttle Service from Aloft Hotel to Carlson School of Management
7:20 - 7:55 a.m.
- Frank Gigler, Accounting Dept. Chair, Carlson School of Management
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.
Ray Ball, University of Chicago
" " Mandatory IFRS Adoption, Fair Value Accounting and Accounting
Information in Debt Contracts
9:45 - 11:00 a.m.
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Dan Collins, University of Iowa
" " Financial Statement Comparability and the Efficiency of Acquisition Decisions
11:30 - 12:45 p.m.
12:45 - 2:00 p.m.
Eric So, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
" " News-Driven Return Reversals: Liquidity Provision Ahead of Earnings News
Humphrey School of Public Affairs Atrium
2:00 - 3:15 p.m.
3:15 - 3:45 p.m.
Mohan Venkatachalam, Duke University
" " MD&A Disclosure and the Firm's Ability to Continue as a Going Concern
3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
Sugata Roychowdhury, Boston College
" " Do Financial Market Developments Influence Accounting Practices?
Credit Default Swaps and Borrowers' Reporting Conservatism
5:00 and 5:30 p.m.
Shuttle Service to Aloft Hotel
Free Time (walking to restaurant)
Sea Change Restaurant in the Guthrie Theater
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
(Please remember to wear your name badge to dinner)
Walk back to Aloft Hotel from Sea Change
A taxi sign-up sheet will be available for you during the conference. Deb will call and make the arrangements for you or you can call Airport Taxi at (952) 928-0000. Ask them to pick you up at 321 – 19th Avenue South at the Carlson School of Management in the circle drive.