Review of Accounting Studies 2017 Conference


Conference Program


Friday, October 13, 2017

9:00 a.m.Bus from IESE to the Sagrada Familia
10:00-11:00 a.m.Visit to the Sagrada Familia
11:00-12:00 p.m.Bus from the Sagrada Familia to IESE
12:00-12:30 p.m.Registration at North Campus
12:00-1:30 p.m.Lunch at North Campus Dining Room
1:30-1:45 p.m.Conference Begins - Opening Remarks
1:45-3:00 p.m.“Information Transfers and Conference Calls”
Authors: Alina Lerman (Yale), Kalin Kolev (Yale), and Francois Brochet (Boston University)
Presenter: Alina Lerman (Yale)
Discussant: Pietro Bonetti (IESE)
3:00-3:30 p.m.Break
3:30-4:45 p.m.“Opportunistic Financial Reporting Around Municipal Bond Issues”
Authors: Amanda Beck (Georgetown)
Presenter: Amanda Beck (Georgetown)
Discussant: James Naughton (Northwestern)
4:45-5:15 p.m. Break
5:15-6:30 p.m.“The Effect of Income Shifting on the Information Environment: Evidence from Two-Stage Least Squares and SFAS 131”
Authors: Ciao-Wei Chen (Illinois), Bradford Hepfer (Texas A&M), Phillip Quinn (Washington), and Ryan Wilson (Oregon)
Presenter: Bradford Hepfer (Texas A&M)
Discussant: Jennifer Blouin (Penn)
6:45 p.m.Bus picks up guests from IESE to restaurant
8:00-10:00 p.m.Gala Dinner at "Restaurante Tropical"
10:00 p.m.Bus back to IESE and surrounding hotels

Saturday, October 14, 2017

12:00-1:30 p.m.Lunch at North Campus Dining Room
1:45-3:00 p.m.“When and Why do IPO Firms Manage Earnings?”
Authors: Yonca Ertimur (Colorado), Ewa Sletten (Boston College), Jayanthi Sunder (Arizona), and Joseph Weber (MIT)
Presenter: Ewa Sletten (Boston College)
Discussant: Dan Taylor (Penn)
3:00-3:30 p.m.Break
3:30-4:45 p.m.“Debt Contracts in the Presence of Performance Manipulation”
Authors: Ivan Marinovic (Stanford) and Ilan Guttman (NYU)
Presenter: Ivan Marinovic (Stanford)
Discussant: Steve Hillegeist (ASU)
4:45-5:15 p.m.Break
5:15-6:30 p.m.“Defining, Measuring and Modeling Accruals: A Guide for Researchers”
Authors: Chad Larson (Houston), Richard Sloan (Berkeley/USC), and Jenny Zha Giedt (George Washington)
Presenter: Jenny Zha Giedt (George Washington)
Discussant: Mark Soliman (USC)
6:45 p.m.Cocktail at the terrace of the North Campus
8:30 p.m.Bus picks up guests from IESE to restaurant
9:00-10:30 p.m.Gala Dinner at "El Principal"
10:30 p.m.Bus back to IESE and surrounding hotels

IESE Business School
C/ Arnús i Garí 3-7
08034 Barcelona

Deadline for Conference Submission
April 24th, 2017

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