Campuses:

2013 Empirical Conference

Schedule

Friday, April 19

Moderators–Yu Gao, Friday a.m.; Aiyesha Dey, Friday p.m.

TimeEvent
7:00 and 7:30 a.m.Shuttle Service from Aloft Hotel to Carlson School of Management
7:20–7:55 a.m.Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m.

Welcome Guests
Frank Gigler, Accounting Dept. Chair, Carlson School of Management

8:00–9:15 a.m.Paper 1: Ray Ball, University of Chicago
"Mandatory IFRS Adoption, Fair Value Accounting and Accounting
Information in Debt Contracts
"
9:15–9:45 a.m.Break
9:45–11:00 a.m.Paper 2: Dan Collins, University of Iowa
"Financial Statement Comparability and the Efficiency of Acquisition Decisions"
11:00–11:30 a.m.Break
11:30–12:45 p.m.Paper 3: Eric So, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
"News-Driven Return Reversals: Liquidity Provision Ahead of Earnings News"

12:45–2:00 p.m.
Lunch in Humphrey School of Public Affairs Atrium
2:00–3:15 p.m.Paper 4: Mohan Venkatachalam, Duke University
"MD&A Disclosure and the Firm's Ability to Continue as a Going Concern"
3:15–3:45 p.m.Break
3:45–5:00 p.m.

Paper 5: 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.Reception
7:30–9:30 p.m.Dinner (Please remember to wear your name badge to dinner)
9:30 p.m.Walk back to Aloft Hotel from Sea Change

Saturday, April 20

Moderator– Mo Khan

 

TimeEvent
8:00 and 8:30 a.m.Shuttle Service from Aloft Hotel to Carlson School of Management (Room CSOM 1-147)
8:30–9:00 a.m.Breakfast
9:00–10:15 a.m.Paper 6: Anne Beatty, Ohio State University
"The Information Content of Differences in Financial Constraints
Risk Disclosure Requirements
"
10:15–10:45 a.m.Break
10:45 a.m.–12:00 noonPaper 7: Ivy Zhang, University of Minnesota
"Consequences of Booking Market-Driven Goodwill Impairments"
12:00–1:00 p.mLunch (box lunches)

Speakers & Participants

Invited Speakers

  • Ray Ball, University of Chicago
  • Anne Beatty, Ohio State University
  • Daniel Collins, University of Iowa
  • Sugata Roychowdhury, Boston College
  • Eric So, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Mohan Venkatachalam, Duke University
  • Ivy Zhang, University of Minnesota

Participants

  • Gauri Bhat, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Sanjeev Bhojraj, Cornell University
  • Anna Costello, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Robert Davidson, Georgetown University
  • Peter Easton, Notre Dame
  • Zhaoyang Gu, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Dawn Hukai, University of Wisconsin - River Falls
  • Laksmana Krishna-Moorthy, State University of New Jersey
  • Stephannie Larocque, Notre Dame
  • Ningzhong Li, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Zining Li, Southern Methodist University
  • Scott Liao, University of Toronto
  • Hai Lu, University of Toronto
  • Xiumin Martin, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Mihir Mehta, Temple University
  • Maria Ogneva, University of Southern California
  • Darren Roulstone, Ohio State University
  • Liang Tan, George Washington University
  • Regina Wittenberg-Moerman, University of Chicago
  • Haiwen Zhang, Ohio State University
  • Suning Zhang, George Mason University
  • Yibin Zhou, University of Texas at Dallas

Carlson Faculty

  • Aiyesha Dey
  • Gordon Duke
  • Vivian Fang
  • Yu Gao
  • Frank Gigler
  • Chandra Kanodia
  • Mozaffar Khan
  • Paul (Xiao) Ma
  • Joshua Madsen
  • Judy Rayburn
  • Pervin Shroff
  • Dushyant Vyas

Carlson PhD Students

  • Wen Chen
  • Xin Dai
  • Aysa Dordzhieva
  • Rachel Henderson
  • Sumi Jung
  • Yuanyuan Ma
  • Jonathan Nam
  • Xiaoxia Peng
  • Iman Sheibany
  • Chao Tang