Faculty & Research

Accounting Research


Mike Minnis and Valeri Nikolaev. If you have any questions about the schedule, please email Gen Hensley or phone her at 773.702.7460.

When possible, links to the workshop papers are posted to this page for printing. Occasionally, speakers opt not to circulate their papers. Therefore, the link will be unavailable.

Autumn 2018

Date Time Location Topic Speaker Institution
Thursday, Sept 20 11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. HC-C01
Do Delays in Banks' Loan Loss Provisioning Affect Economic Downturns? Evidence from the U.S. Housing Market Sehwa Kim Chicago Booth
Monday, Sept 24
11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. HC-C06 The Economic Consequences of Financial Statement Audit Regulation in the Charitable Sector Raphael Duguay Chicago Booth
Thursday, Sept 27
1:20–2:50 p.m.
HC-C06 Why Was Loan Loss Provisioning Delayed? An Information Quality-Based Explanation Ling Yang Chicago Booth
Thursday, Oct 1
11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. HC-C06
Limited Attention: Implications for Financial Reporting Jinzhi Lu Chicago Booth
Thursday, Oct 4 No Workshop—PCAOB/JAR Conference
Monday, Oct 8
11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. HC-C06 Consequences of the US States’ Monitoring Policies on the Local Governments: Disclosure, Financial, and Political Effects Anya Nakhmurina Chicago Booth
Thursday, Oct 11 No Workshop—JAE Conference
Thursday, Oct 18 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06 The Effect of Exogenous Information on Voluntary Disclosure and Market Quality Ilan Guttman New York University
Thursday, Oct 25 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06 
Information costs and Financial Re-intermediation: Evidence from Corporate Frauds Karthik Balakrishnan London Business School
Thursday, Nov 1 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06 Buying the Verdict Umit Gurun University of Texas, Dallas
Thursday, Nov 8 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06
The Economic Consequences of Discrete Recognition and Continuous Measurement Pingyang Gao Chicago Booth
Thursday, Nov 15
1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06
The Effects of Ratings Disclosure by Bank Regulators

Yadav Gopalan Indiana University
Thursday, Nov 22
No Workshop—Thanksgiving Holiday
Thursday, Nov 29
1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06

Mirko Heinle University of Pennsylvania
Thursday, Dec 6
1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06

Thursday, Dec 13
No Workshop—Exam Week

Winter 2019

Date Time Location Topic Speaker Institution
Thursday, Jan 10
1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06
Towards a Positive Theory of Regulatory Enforcement of Financial Reporting Wenjie Xue Carnegie Mellon University
Monday, Jan 14
11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. HC-C06 Can Disclosure Regulation Impede Innovation? Kristen Valentine University of Texas at Austin
Thursday, Jan 17
1:20–2:50 p.m.
HC-C06 Mandatory Corporate Patent Disclosures and Innovation Jinhwan Kim MIT
Thursday, Jan 24
1:20–2:50 p.m.
Financial Transparency of Private Firms: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment Maximalian Muhn Humbolt - Berlin
Thursday, Jan 31
1:20–2:50 p.m.
Toward an Accounting-Centric Principal-Agent Framework: Theory and some Applications Amoray Riggs-Cragun Rice University
Thursday, Feb 7
1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06 Organizational Structure, Voluntary Disclosure, and Investment Efficiency Hyun Hwang Carnegie Mellon University
Thursday, Feb 14
 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06
Spillover Effects of State Regulated Corporate Disclosures on the Mortgage Market Kirti Sinha Northwestern University
Thursday, Feb 21
No Workshop—Utah Winter Accounting Conference
Thursday, Feb 28 1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06
Co-opetition and the Firm's Information Environment Brian Bushee University of Pennsylvania
Thursday, March 7
1:20-2:50 p.m.
Audit Process, Private Information, and Insider Trading Joe Schroeder Indiana University
Thursday, March 14
1:20–2:50 p.m.
Consequences of CLO Portfolio Constraints Florin Vasvari London Business School
Thursday, March 21
No Workshop—Exam Week

Thursday, March 28

No Workshop—Spring Break

Spring 2019

Date Time Location Topic Speaker Institution
Thursday, Apr 4
1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06
Do Corporate Tax Cuts Increase Income Inequality? Ethan Rouen Harvard University
Thursday, Apr 11
1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06 When you talk, I remain silent: Spillover effects of peers' mandatory disclosures on firms' voluntary disclosures Katharina Hombach Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Thursday, Apr 18
1:20–2:50 p.m.
HC-C06 Bias and the Efficacy of Stress Test Disclosures Thomas Ruchti Carnegie Mellon University
Thursday, Apr 25
1:20–2:50 p.m.
Separation in the Municipal Debt Market: Evidence from GASB 34
Amanda Beck Georgia State University
Thursday, May 2
1:20–2:50 p.m.
Firm-Level Political Risk: Measurement and Effects
Laurence van Lent
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Thursday, May 9

No Workshop—JAR Conference

Thursday, May 16
1:20–2:50 p.m. HC-C06
Do targeted business tax subsidies achieve expected benefits? Rebecca Lester
Stanford University
Thursday, May 23
1:20–2:50 p.m.
HC-C06 When Accruals Aren't Productive
Jonathan Bonham University of Chicago
Thursday, May 30
1:20–2:50 p.m.
No Workshop—EAA Conference (Paphos, Cyprus)

Thursday, June 6
1:20–2:50 p.m.
HC-C06 rTSR: When Do Relative Performance Metrics Capture Relative Performance? Paul Ma University of Minnesota
Thursday, June 13

No Workshop—Exam Week