Conference Schedule

Carlson School of Management, conference to be held in Hanson Hall, Room 1-106
April 26th and April 27th, 2019

Please print copies of all papers prior to coming to the conference.  Copies of the papers will not be available at the conference

Friday, April 26, 2019

Moderator for the event: Friday - Michael Iselin
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 Forum
Walk to Hanson Hall, Room 1-106 for the Conference

12:45 p.m.

Welcome Guests

12:50–1:50 p.m.

Paper 1: Mark Lang, University of North Carolina
Title: "Regulatory Cooperation and Foreign Portfolio Investment" (Working Paper)
Co-Authors: Mark Maffett, University of Chicago, James Omartian, University of Michigan, and
Roger Silvers, University of Utah

1:50–2:00 p.m. Break
2:00–3:00 p.m.

Paper 2: Michael Minnis, University of Chicago
Title:  "Auditors are Known by the Companies They Keep"
Co-Authors:Jonathan Aaron Cook, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Zachary T Kowaleski, University of Notre Dame
Andrew Sutherland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Karla M Johnstone, University of Wisconsin - Madison

3:00–3:30 p.m. Break
3:30–4:30 p.m.

Paper 3: Leslie Hodder, Indiana University
Title:  "Fair Value Measurement Discretion and Opportunistic Avoidance of Impairment Loss Recognition"
Co-Author:  Amy Sheneman, Ohio State University

4:30–4:40 p.m. Break
4:40–5:40 p.m. Breakout Sessions
5:45 p.m. Walk to hotel
6:00 -6:15 p.m.


Shuttle Service provided at hotel for dinner
Fogo de Chao
645 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN

6:30-7:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7:30-9:30 p.m. Dinner


Shuttle back to hotel

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Moderator for the event: Tjomme Rusticus
Time Event
7:30 a.m.

Walk to Hanson Hall, Room 1-106 from hotel

8:00–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30–9:30 a.m.

Paper 4:  Yonca Ertimur, University of Colorado - Boulder
Title: "Investor-Driven Governance Standards and Firm Value"
Co-Author:  Paige Patrick, University of Washington

9:30–9:40 a.m.

9:40–10:40 a.m.

Paper 5: Rebecca Lester, Stanford University
Title: "Do Targeted Tax Subsidies Achieve Expected Benefits?"
Co-Authors:  Lisa De Simone, Stanford University and Aneesh Raghunandan, London School of Economics

10:40-10:50 a.m.


10:50-11:50 a.m.

Paper 6:  Paul Ma, University of Minnesota
Title: "rTSR:  When Do Relative Performance Metrics Capture Relative Performance?"
Co-Authors:  Jee-Eun Shin, University of Toronto and Charles Wang, Harvard Business School

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.