Accounting Workshop Series

Seminar time in the Fall and Spring is Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Fall 2013

Spring 2014

Date Seminar speaker (school) Date Seminar speaker (school)
Aug. 30 Jan. 10
Sept. 6 Meng Li (UTD) Jan. 13 (M) Qiang Cheng (SMU, Singapore)
Sept. 13 Jan. 17
Sept. 20 Jan. 24
Sept. 27 Jan. 31
Oct. 4 Feb. 7
Oct. 9 Feb. 14
Oct. 11 Feb. 21
Oct. 18 Feb. 28
Oct. 21 Mar. 7
Oct. 25 Mar. 14
Oct. 30 Mar. 21 Rashad Abdel-Khalik (UIUC)
Nov. 1 Mar. 28 Carol Ann Frost (UNT)
Nov. 8 Apr. 4 Steven Baginski (Georgia)
Nov. 15 Apr. 11 Thomas Omer (Texas A&M)
Nov. 18 Apr. 18 Doug Skinner (Chicago)
Nov. 22 Apr. 25 Rebecca Hann (Maryland)
Nov. 29 May 2
Dec. 6 May 9 Mark Soliman (USC)
Dec. 13 May 16

Seminar time in the Fall is Friday from 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Seminar time in the Spring is Friday from 10:30 a.m. – noon
Last updated: October 10, 2012

Fall 2012

Spring 2013

Date Seminar speaker (school) Date Seminar speaker (school)
Aug. 31 Jan. 4
Sep. 7 Jan. 11
Sep. 14 Jan. 18
Sep. 21 Ningzhong Li (UTD) Jan. 25
Sep. 28 Jenny Zhang (UBC) Feb. 1
Oct. 5 Baruch Lev (NYU) Feb. 8
Oct. 12 Feb. 15
Oct. 19 Feb. 22
Oct. 26 Mar. 1 Jake Thomas (Yale)
Nov. 2 Mar. 8
Nov. 9 Mar. 15
Nov. 16 Gord Richardson (Toronto) Mar. 22 Russ Lundholm (UBC)
Nov. 23 Mar. 29 Joe Weber (MIT)
Nov. 30 Apr. 5 Charles Wasley (U. of Rochester)
Dec. 7 Eugene Soltes (Harvard) Apr. 12 Swaminathan Sridharan (Northwestern)
Apr. 19 Anne Beatty (Ohio State)

Seminar time in the Fall is Friday from 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Seminar time in the Spring is Friday from 10:30 a.m. – noon
Last updated: May 6, 2011

Fall 2011

Spring 2012

Date Seminar speaker (school) Date Seminar speaker (school)
Aug. 26 Jan. 6 FARS Conference
Sep. 2 Jan. 13
Sep. 9 Jan. 20
Sep. 16 Jan. 27 Lone Star Conference
Sep. 30 Ted Goodman (UA) Feb. 10
Oct. 7 Feb. 17
Oct. 14 Feb. 24
Oct. 21 Mar. 2
Oct. 28 Ron Shalev (NYU) Mar. 9
Nov. 4 Mort Pincus (UC-Irvine) Mar. 16
Nov. 11 Mar. 23
Nov. 18 RAS/FEA Conference Mar. 30 Mark Bradshaw (BC)
Nov. 25 Apr. 6 Zoe-Vonna Palmrose (USC)
Dec. 2 Rookie Recruiting Camp (U of Miami) Apr. 13 Charlie Wasley (Rochester)
Dec. 9 Apr. 20 Gord Richardson (U Toronto)
Apr. 27
May 18 JAR Conference

Accounting workshops are held on Friday mornings from 10:30 to noon in JSOM 2.801. You may download papers or pick up a copy from Gail Thompson in JSOM 4.219. For questions about the schedule you may contact Rebecca Files at (972) 883-5818 or Email.

UT Dallas faculty are also invited to attend SMU’s accounting and finance workshops.Information can be found at: SMU workshops. Unless otherwise noted, the papers presented are preliminary drafts. Please do not quote without the author’s permission.

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Topic

08/20/10 Rebecca Files UT Dallas The Impact of Restatements on Bank Loans: Evidence from the Supply Chain
09/10/10 Darren Roulston Ohio State Googling for Information Around Earnings Announcements
09/24/10 Orie Barron Penn State Earnings Announcement Disclosures That Spur Differenced in Interpretations
10/01/10 Christian Leuz Univ of Chicago Capital-Market Effects of Securities Regulation: The Role of Implementation and Enforcement
10/08/10 Yuanto Kusnadi City Univ of Hong Kong Insider Trading Laws Enforcement and Corporate Investment
10/29/10 Regina Wittenberg Moerman Univ of Chicago The Role of Bank Reputation in “Certifying” Future Performance Implications of Borrower’ Accounting Numbers
11/05/10 Jennifer Francis Duke University Credibility, Commitment and Voluntary Environmental Disclosures
02/04/11 Guang Ma UT Dallas The Market Reaction to Meeting or Beating the Concensus
03/11/11 Jieying Zhang USC Debt Covenants and Risk Taking
03/25/11 Ole-Kristian Hope Univ of Toronto Relationship-Specificity, Contract Enforceability, and Income Smoothing
04/08/11 Mo Khan MIT
04/22/11 Andrew Leone Univ of Miami

Accounting workshops are held on Friday mornings from 10:30 to noon in JSOM 2.902. You may download papers or pick up a hard copy from Gail Thompson in JSOM 4.219. For questions about the schedule, you may contact Umit Gurun at (972) 888-5917 or Email

UT Dallas faculty are also invited to attend SMU’s accounting and finance workshops. Information can be found at: SMU workshops.

Unless otherwise noted, the papers presented are preliminary drafts. Please do not quote without the author’s permission.

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Topic

09/18/09
Richard Mendenhall
Notre Dame Who, if Anyone, Reacts to Accrual Information?
10/02/09  
Suresh Radhakrishnan
UT Dallas Implicit/Explicit Incentives and Management Earnings Forecasts
10/09/09
Anwer Ahmed
Texas A&M The Effect of Mandatory Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards in Accounting Quality: Preliminary Evidence
10/23/09
Gil Sadka
Columbia Capacity Utilization, Profit Margins and Stock Returns
10/30/09
Umit Gurun
UT Dallas
Good News Is Endogenous
11/06/09
Carol Marquardt
City Univ of New York Why Do Managers Avoid EPS Dilution?
11/20/09
Kathy Petroni
Michigan State What Is the Impact of Eliminating the Reconciliation Between IFRS and US GAAP? Early Evidence
12/04/09
Weining Zhang
UT Dallas
CEO Tenure and Financial Reporting Quality
01/15/10
Jerry Zimmerman
Rochester A Unified Framework of Management Earnings Forecasts: Voluntary, Opportunisitic and Disclose or Abstain Incentives
02/05/10
Ilia Dichev
Emory Higher Risk, Lower Returns: What Hedge Fund Investors Really Earn
02/12/10
Terry Shevlin
U. Washington Real Effects of Accounting Rules: Evidence from Multinational Firms’ Investment Location and Profit Repatriation Decisions
03/26/10
Michael Clement
UT Austin The Relative Profitability of Analysts’ Stock Recommendations: What Role Does Investor Sentiment Play?
04/02/10
Stan Markov
UT Dallas
Analyst Tipping: Additional Evidence
04/16/10
Eamonn Walsh
UCD
04/23/10
Gordon Richardson Toronto
04/30/10
Shuling Wu
UT Dallas
Unless otherwise noted, the papers presented are preliminary drafts. Please do not quote without the author’s permission.

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Topic

09/11/08 Jeff Callen University of Toronto An Analytical and Empirical Measure of the Degree of Conservatism
09/19/08 Shiva Rajgopal Univ of Washington Geography and the Incidence of Financial Misreporting
10/17/08 April Klein NYU The Implication of Hedge Fund Activisim on the Target Fund’s Existing Bondholders
10/24/08 Wayne Thomas Univ. of Oklahoma Capital Market Consequences of Conference Presentations
10/31/08 Shyam Sunder Yale University Are Regulatory Mandate and Independence Neccessary for Audit Quality?
11/07/08 William Baber George Washington University Investor Perceptions of the Earnings Quality Consequences of Hiring an Affiliated Auditor
12/05/08 Daniel Lanier TCU Customer Profitability Analysis and Market Valuation: Differential Pricing and the Comparative Profitability of Major Customer Sales
01/30/09 Ranjani Krishnan Michigan State University Accounting Performance, Cost Structure, and Firms’ Capacity Investment Decisions
04/10/09 Dan Dhaliwal Univ. of Arizona Do Mandatory Pension Contributions Lead to Increases in Firms’ Cost of Debt?
05/01/09 Paul Zarowin NYU Economic Consequences of Real and Accrual-Based Earnings Management Activities