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Accounting Workshop Series


  • 2014-2015
  • 2013-2014
  • 2012-2013
  • 2011-2012
  • 2010-2011
  • 2009-2010
  • 2008-2009

Normal seminar time in the Fall and Spring is Friday from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Fall 2014

Date Seminar speaker (school)
Sept. 5 Shiva Rajgopal
Sept. 12 Haresh Sapra
Sept. 19 Sanjeev Bhojraj
Sept. 26 Shiva Sivaramakrishnan
Oct. 10 Bin Li
Oct. 17 Mark Defond
Oct. 24 RAST Conference
Oct. 31 Ningzhong Li
Nov. 7 JAE Conference
Nov. 14 Stephannie Larocque
Nov. 28 Thanksgiving
Dec. 12 Sunay Mutlu

Spring 2015

Date Seminar speaker (school)
Jan. 16 FARS Conference
Jan. 30 Lone Star Conference
Feb. 27 Peter Easton
Mar. 13 Partha Mohanram
Mar. 20 Xiao-Jun Zhang
Mar. 26 C.S. Agnes Cheng
Apr. 1 Irem Tuna
Apr. 10 Rachel Hayes
Apr. 17 Dan Givoly
May. 8 Doron Nissim

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

Fall 2013

Date Seminar speaker (school)
09/06/13 Meng Li (UTD)

Spring 2014

Date Seminar speaker (school)
01/13/14 Qiang Cheng (SMU, Singapore)
03/28/14 Rashad Abdel-Khalik (UIUC)
04/04/14 Steven Baginski (Georgia)
04/11/14 Thomas Omer (Texas A&M)
04/18/14 Doug Skinner (Chicago)
04/25/14 Rebecca Hann (Maryland)
05/09/14 Mark Soliman (USC)

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

Fall 2012

Date Seminar speaker (school)
09/21/12 Ningzhong Li (UTD)
09/28/12 Jenny Zhang (UBC)
10/05/12 Baruch Lev (NYU)
11/16/12 Gord Richardson (Toronto)
12/07/12 Eugene Soltes (Harvard)

Spring 2013

Date Seminar speaker (school)
03/01/13 Jake Thomas (Yale)
03/22/13 Russ Lundholm (UBC)
03/29/13 Joe Weber (MIT)
04/05/13 Charles Wasley (U. of Rochester)
04/12/13 Swaminathan Sridharan (Northwestern)
04/19/13 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

Fall 2011

Date Seminar speaker (school)
09/30/11 Ted Goodman (UA)
10/28/11 Ron Shalev (NYU)
11/04/11 Mort Pincus (UC-Irvine)
11/18/11 RAS/FEA Conference
12/02/11 Rookie Recruiting Camp (U of Miami)

Spring 2012

Date Seminar speaker (school)
01/06/12 FARS Conference
01/27/12 Lone Star Conference
03/30/12 Mark Bradshaw (BC)
04/06/12 Zoe-Vonna Palmrose (USC)
04/13/12 Charlie Wasley (Rochester)
04/20/12 Gord Richardson (U Toronto)
05/18/12 JAR Conference

Accounting workshops are held on Friday mornings from 10:30 to noon in JSOM 2.902. You may download papers or pick up a copy (JSOM 4.219). For questions about the schedule, you may email Rebecca Files at call (972) 888-5818.

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
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 copy (JSOM 4.219). For questions about the schedule, you may email Umit Gurun at call (972) 888-5917.

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

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

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

UTD Faculty Only:
CPE credits may be earned for attending the seminar. Contact Amy Troutman (JSOM 4.419) for further details.