6th Annual Conference 
Accounting

 
 
21
May
2018
Monday

Institutions and Regulation
Chair: Yachang Zeng (Nanyang Technological University)

Location: Azalea II & III


9:00 am - 10:00 am
Institutional Cross-holdings and Generic Entry in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Joseph Gerakos (Dartmouth College)
Jin Xie* (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Discussant:
Kai Li (University of British Columbia)

10:15 am - 11:15 am
ETFs and Information Transfer Across Firms

Sanjeev Bhojraj* (Cornell University)
Partha Mohanram (University of Toronto)
Suning Zhang (Iowa State University)

Discussant:
Bohui Zhang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen)

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Uneven Regulatory Playing Field and Bank Transparency Abroad

Tai-Yuan Chen (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Yi-Chun Chen (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Mingyi Hung* (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussant:
Yupeng Lin (National University of Singapore)

 
22
MAY
2018
Tuesday 

Taxation and Governance
Chair: Hojun Seo (National University of Singapore)

Location: Azalea II & III

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Traveling Governance Effect of Shareholder Activism: Evidence from Clawback Provision Adoption

C.S. Agnes Cheng* (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Gang Hu (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Zeyu Sun (University of International Business and Economics)
Jing Xie (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Discussant:
Gus De Franco (Tulane University)

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
U.S. Firms on Foreign (tax) Holidays

Travis Chow* (Singapore Management University)
Jeffrey L. Hoopes (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Edward L. Maydew (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Discussant:
Alex Edwards (University of Toronto)

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
How Does Tax Avoidance Affect Corporate Transparency?

Congcong Li (Singapore Management University)
Mark (Shuai) Ma* (American University)
Thomas C. Omer (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Kunpeng Sun (Tsinghua University)

Discussant:
Edward Maydew (University of North Carolina)

23
MAY
2018
Wednesday

Earnings Management and Disclosures
Chair: Yanju Liu (Singapore Management University) 

Location: Gardenia


2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Political Corruption and Accounting Choices

Huai Zhang* (Nanyang Technological University)
Jin Zhang (Monash University)

Discussant:
Doug Skinner (University of Chicago Booth School of Business & ABFER)

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Managers’ Pay Duration and Voluntary Disclosures

Qiang Cheng (Singapore Management University)
Young Jun Cho (Singapore Management University)
Jae B. Kim* (Lehigh University)

Discussant:
Raffi Indjejikian (University of Michigan)

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Making Sense of Soft Information: Interpretation Bias and Loan Quality

Dennis Campbell (Harvard University)
Maria Loumioti (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Regina Wittenberg-moerman* (University of Southern California)

Discussant:
Michael Minnis (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)

* Presenter. Program is subjected to change. Updated 09 April 2018.




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Ke Bin (National University of Singapore)
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Douglas Skinner (University of Chicago Booth School of Business & ABFER)
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Hai Lu (University of Toronto)
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Peter Joos (INSEAD)
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