Conference Schedule

Wharton Spring Accounting Conference
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
May 17-18, 2018

All Sessions will be held in Vance B10

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Thursday, May 17, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Box Lunches
1:20 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Session 1 – Michael Jung (NYU) – How Transparent are Firms about their Corporate Venture Capital Investments?
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. Session 2 – Haresh Sapra (Chicago) – Covenant Tightness and Conservatism
4:10 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Break
4:30 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. Session 3 – Linda Krull (Oregon) – R&D and the Rising Foreign Profitability of U.S. Multinational Corporations
5:40 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Reception in Accounting Suite (SHDH 1300)
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Dinner at Pod
Friday, May 18, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Session 4 – Joe Weber (MIT) – IPO Price Formation and Analyst Coverage
9:40 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. Break
10:10 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Session 5 – Yonca Ertimur (Colorado) –┬áInvestor-Driven Governance Standards and Firm Value
11:20 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. Break
11:40 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Session 6 – Matt Cedergren (Wharton) – Externalities of Credit Default Swaps on Corporate Disclosure
12:50 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Box Lunches

Wharton Spring Accounting Conference