2007-2008 Accounting Seminars

The Accounting Division seminar series consists of weekly presentations by eminent academics, prospective faculty members and the division's own faculty members. Unless otherwise noted, Spring 2009 seminars are held on Fridays at 2:15 p.m. in 332 Uris. In most years, spring semester seminars are recruiting sessions featuring candidates for faculty positions.

In addition, the division invites distinguished scholars to our annual Burton Workshop.

The current seminar schedule is listed below. If you have any questions, please e-mail the division's Assistant Director.

Date Speaker and Title
9/28/07 Emre Karaoglu (University of Southern California), An Examination of the Impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on the Attractiveness of US Capital Markets for Foreign Firms with Peter Hostak, Thomas Lys, and Yong (George) Yang
10/05/07 Tatiana Sandino (University of Southern California) Organizational Design and Control Access Across Multiple Markets: The Case of Franchising in the Convenience Store Industry with Dennis Campbell and Srikant Datar
10/26/07 Weili Ge (University of Washington) Predicting Material Accounting Manipulations with Patricia Dechow, Chad Larson and Richard Sloan
11/02-03/07 Burton Workshop

Ron Dye (Northwestern) Valuation Issues Related to Buy-in Payments in Cost-Sharing Agreements with Rajiv Gokhale and Timothy Guimond

Paul Newman (University of Texas-Austin) Auditor Liability and Client Acceptance Decisions with Volker Laux

K. Ramesh (Michigan State) The Interdependence between Institutional Investor Stock Ownership and Information Disssemination by Capital Market Data Aggregators with Julia D'Souza and Min Shen

Stephen Ryan (NYU) Characteristics of Securitizations that Determine Issuers’ Retention of the Risks of the Securitized Assets with Weitzu Chen and Chi-Chun Liu

Sid Balachandran (Columbia) Solving the executive compensation problem through shareholder votes? Evidence from the U.K with Fabrizio Ferri and David Maber

Bjorn Jorgensen (Columbia) Voluntary disclosure of sensitivity with Michael Kirschenheiter

Gil Sadka (Columbia) Earnings Dispersion and Aggregate Stock Returns with Bjorn Jorgensen and Jing Li
11/09/07 Anne Beyer (Stanford) The Effect of Trading Commissions on Analysts' Forecast Bias with Ilan Guttman
11/16/07 Valentin Dimitrov (Rutgers) Sell on the News: Differences of Opinion and Returns around Earnings Announcements with Prem C. Jain and Sheri Tice
12/07/07 Tzachi Zach (Washington University) The use of advertising activities to meet earnings benchmarks: Evidence from monthly data with Daniel Cohen and Raj Mashruwala
01/11/08 Eti Einhorn (Tel Aviv) The Role of Disaggregated Accounting Data in Detecting and Suppressing Earnings Management with Eli Amir and Itay Kama
01/18/08 Xiao-Jun Zhang (University of California - Berkeley) Investor Under-reaction to Earnings Announcement and 10-K Report with Haifeng You
332 Uris
Rodrigo Verdi (MIT) The Value of Earnings Comparability with Gus De Franco and S.P. Kothari
332 Uris
Gilles Hilary (HKUST) Sell Recommendations, Market Sentiment, and Analyst Credibility with John Shon
332 Uris
Korok Ray(University of Chicago) Efficient Cost Allocation with Maris Goldmanis
332 Uris
Lillian Mills (University of Texas at Austin) Changes in Tax Reserves in Anticipation of FIN 48 with Jennifer Blouin, Cristi Gleason and Stephanie Sikes
332 Uris
Brett Trueman (UCLA) Earnings Announcement Return of Past Stock Market Winners with David Aboody and Reuven Lehavy
332 Uris
Columbia/NYU Conference

Ajay Maindiratta (NYU), Resource Planning under Uncertainty, Economies of Scope, and Activity Based Costing

Partha Mohanram (Columbia), Can Residual Income Distinguish between Earnings Growth derived from Productivity Improvements and Investment-Driven Growth? with Sid Balachandran
4 Schools Conference
141 Uris
Phillip Stocken (Dartmouth) Analyst Information Acquisition and Communication with Paul E. Fischer
332 Uris
Michael Kimbrough (Harvard)