5th Annual Conference
Accounting

 
 
22
May
2017
Monday

Session: Analyst and Auditing
Chair: Haifeng You (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Venue: Azalea II & III

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Looking Under the Hood: Quantitative Vs Qualitative Inputs to Analyst Forecasts of Fundamental Risk
Khrystyna Bochkay (University of Miami)
Peter Joos* (INSEAD)

Discussant:
Sanjeev Bhojraj (Cornell University)
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Beauty Premium? Evidence from Institutional Investors’ Voting for All-Star Analysts
Congcong Li (Singapore Management University)
An-Ping Lin* (Singapore Management University)
Hai Lu (University of Toronto)
Kevin Veenstra (McMaster University)

Discussant:
Daniel Bens (INSEAD)
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Role of Big 4 Auditors in the Global Primary Market: Does Audit Quality Matter Most When Investors Are Protected Least?
Inder Khurana Trulaske (University of Missouri)
Chenkai Ni* (Fudan University)
Charles Shi (National University of Singapore)

Discussant:
Jeffrey Pittman (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

 
23
May
2017
Tuesday

Session: Disclosures
Chair: Hai Lu (Singapore Management University)

Venue: Azalea II & III

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Market Perceptions of the Informational and Comparability Effects of Fair Value Reporting for Tangible Assets: US and Cross-Country Evidence
Jenelle K. Conaway (Boston University)
Lihong Liang* (Syracuse University)
Edward J. Riedl (Boston University)

Discussant:
Richard Sloan (University of California, Berkeley)
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Naughty Firms, Noisy Disclosure Effects of Cartel Enforcement on Corporate Disclosure
Thomas Bourveau* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Guoman She (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Alminas Zaldokas (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussant:
Rachel Hayes (University of Utah)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Disclosure Frequency Induced Earnings-Cash Flow Conflict and the Decision to be Public
Kevin Ke Li* (University of California, Riverside)
Vicki W. Tang (Georgetown University)

Discussant:
Patricia Dechow (University of California, Berkeley)

 
24
May
2017
Wednesday

Session: Tax and Contracting
Chair: Bin Ke (National University of Singapore)

Venue: Gardenia

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Why Do Publicly Listed Firms Evade Taxes? Evidence from China
Travis Chow* (Singapore Management University)
Bin Ke (National University of Singapore)
Hongqi Yuan (Fudan University)
Yao Zhang (Tongji University)

Discussant:
Erin Towery (University of Georgia)
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Bank Monitoring and Corporate Tax Planning: Evidence from Loan Covenants
Yupeng Lin (National University of Singapore)
Xiangang Xin (City University of Hong Kong)
Liandong Zhang (City University of Hong Kong)
Zilong Zhang* (City University of Hong Kong)

Discussant:
Dushyantkumar Vyas (University of Toronto)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
CEO Contractual Protection and Debt Contracting
Xia Chen* (Singapore Management University)
Qiang Cheng (Singapore Management University)
Alvis K. Lo (Boston College)
Xin Wang (University of Hong Kong)

Discussant:
Xiumin Martin (Washington University in St. Louis)

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Bin Ke (National University of Singapore)
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Douglas Skinner (University of Chicago)
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Hai Lu (Singapore Management University)
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Haifeng You (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
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