Conference Schedule

Journal of Accounting and Economics Conference Schedule

(All times are Eastern Daylight Savings Time)


Friday, October 23, 2020

10:00 – 10:05     Introduction – Bob Holthausen

10:05 – 11:20    Session I

“Cost Shielding in Executive Bonus Plans”

Authors: Matthew Bloomfield, Brandon Gipper, John Kepler, and David Tsui
Presenter: Matthew Bloomfield
Discussant: Robert Bushman
Moderator:  John Core

11:20 – 11:30    Break

11:30 – 12:45    Session II

“The impact of IP box regimes on the M&A market”

Authors: Sebastien Bradley, Leslie Robinson, and Martin Ruf
Presenter: Sebastien Bradley
Discussant: Rebecca Lester
Moderator:  Joanna Wu

12:45 – 1:30    Lunch Break

1:30 – 2:45      Session III

“Aggregate Accruals and Market Returns: The Role of Aggregate M&A Activity”

Authors: John C. Heater, Suresh Nallareddy, and Mohan Venkatachalam
Presenter: Suresh Nallareddy
Discussant: Maria Ogneva
Moderator: Mark Lang

3:30 – 4:30        PhD Student Meeting

8:00 – 9:15        Wine Tasting!!


Saturday, October 24

10:00 – 11:15 Session IV

“Obfuscation in Mutual Funds”

Authors: Ed deHaan, Yang Song, Chloe Xie, and Christina Zhu
Presenter: Christina Zhu
Discussant: Roger Edelen
Moderator:  Michelle Hanlon

11:15 – 11:25    Break

11:25 – 12:40    Session V

“Economic Consequences of Mandatory Auditor Reporting to Bank Supervisors”

Authors: Karthik Balakrishnan, Emmanuel T. De George, Aytekin Ertan, and Hannah Scobie
Presenter: Emmanuel T. De George
Discussant: Mary Barth
Moderator:  Wayne Guay

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