Carlson School of Management, conference to be held in Hanson Hall, Room 1-109
April 20th and April 21st, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Moderator for the event: Friday -Vivian Fang

Time Event
11:15 a.m.

Walk from Hotel to Hubert H. Humphrey School
Courtyard Minneapolis
1500 South Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55455

11:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m.

Lunch in Hubert H. Humphrey School Atrium
Walk to Hanson Hall, Room 1-109 for the Conference

12:45 p.m.

Welcome Guests

  • Frank Gigler, Accounting Department. Chair
12:50–1:50 p.m. Paper 1: Kelly Shue, Yale University
Title:  TBD
Co-Authors:  TBD
1:50–2:00 p.m. Break
2:00–3:00 p.m. Paper 2: Luzi Hail, University of Pennsylvania
Title:   "Do Risk Disclosures Matter When It Counts?  Evidence from the Swiss Franc Shock"
Co-Authors: Maximilian Muhn (Humboldt University of Berlin) and David Oesch (University of Zurich)
3:00–3:30 p.m. Break
3:30–4:30 p.m.

Paper 3: Nemit Shroff, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

4:30–4:40 p.m. Break
4:40–5:40 p.m. Paper 4: Tjomme Rusticus, The University of Minnesota
5:45 p.m. Walk to hotel
5:45–6:25 p.m.

Shuttle Service provided at hotel for dinner

6:30-7:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7:30-9:30 p.m. Dinner
  Shuttle back to hotel

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Moderator for the event: Michael Iselin

Time Event
7:30 a.m.

Walk to Hanson Hall, Room 1-109 from hotel

8:00–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30–9:30 a.m. Paper 5:  Clare Wang, University of Iowa
Title:  "The Effect of Credit Rating Changes on Voluntary Disclosure"
Co-Authors: Riddha Basu and James Naughton, Northwestern University
9:30–9:40 a.m. Break
9:40–10:40 a.m. Paper 6: Rebecca Hann, University of Maryland
10:40-10:50 a.m. Break
10:50-11:50 a.m.

Paper 7:  Steve Karolyi, Carnegie Mellon University
Title: "Does Financial Reporting Matter?  Evidence from Accounting Standards"
Co-Authors: Aytekin Ertan, London Business School
Tom Ruchti and Andrew Bird, Carnegie Mellon University

11:50 a.m. Lunch (box lunches)

A cab can be arranged for you please see the cab signup sheets at the conference.  Deb will call and make the arrangements for you for cabs, or you can call Airport Taxi at 612-888-8000.  Ask them to pick you up at 1925 South 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55455.  Taxi's can take up to 4 people at one time.  Vans are available for up to 8.  Please consider if you are going around the same time to combine.  Please also consider an Uber cab utilizing your phone.