The Accounting and Law Department annually welcomes notable members of the accounting community to its workshop series, in which academic researchers discuss current issues and trends in their fields. These sessions serve as exceptional opportunities for faculty and students to engage in intellectual discourse and new learning.

Fall 2016

  • September 30 - Chan Li, University of Pittsburgh
    The Effect of Information Asymmetry on Auditor Choice, Audit Fees, and Going Concern Options
  • October 28 - Mary Brooke Billings, New York University
    Do Managers Respond to Litigation with Science?
  • November 11 - D. Craig Nichols, Syracuse University
    Proprietary Costs and Nonfinancial Disclosures

Spring 2017

  • January 17 - Wei Wang, University of Missouri-Columbia
    The Consequences of Bank Reporting Failure for Liquidity Creation:  Evidence from Accounting Restatements
  • January 24 - Angie Wang, University of Florida
    The Impact of Mandatory Disclosure on Corporate Voluntary Disclosure:  Patent Law Change and R&D Disclosure
  • January 27 - Judith Hermis, University of Colorado at Boulder
    Corporate Political Influence and Contract Risk:  Evidence from Federal Procurement
  • February 1 - Ian Tarrant, Pennsylvania State University
    Anticipated Incentives in CEO Compensation Contracts:  Estimation and Application
  • March 6 - Brandon Szerwo, University of Washington
    Audit Committee Expertise:  An Examination of the Post-SOX Era
  • March 10 - Sugata Roychowdhury, Boston College
    Does Litigation Deter Real Earnings Management? 
  • April 28 - Lei Ling Lisic, George Mason University
    Technological Competition and Redacted Disclosure