11th Annual Conference 
Accounting

 
 
21
May
2024
Tuesday

Technology
Chair: Yue ZHENG (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Location: Ocean 5

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Breaking the Language Barriers Machine Translation Technology and Analysts’ Forecasts for Multinational Firms
Bingxu FANG (Singapore Management University)
Pengkai LIN* (Singapore Management University)

Discussant:
Gilles HILARY (Georgetown University & ABFER)
2:45 pm – 3:30pm
Mobile Internet and Analyst Forecast Performance
Bingxu FANG* (Singapore Management University)
Sterling HUANG (Singapore Management University)
Sugata ROYCHOWDHURY (Northwestern University)
Ewa SLETTEN (The Ohio State University)

Discussant:
Stanimir MARKOV (University of Texas at Dallas)
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Does Algorithmic Trading Affect Forced CEO Turnover?
Jaewoo KIM (University of Oregon)
Jun OH (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Hojun SEO* (Purdue University)
Luo ZUO (National University of Singapore)

Discussant:
Xiumin MARTIN (Washington University)
4:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Do firms respond to calls for environmental improvements made by retail investors?
T.J. WONG* (University of Southern California & ABFER)
Gwen YU (University of Michigan)
Shubo ZHANG (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
Tianyu ZHANG (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen)

Discussant:
Bin KE (National University of Singapore & ABFER)


 
22
MAY
2024
Wednesday 

Governance
Chair: Yanju LIU (Hong Kong Baptist University)

Location: Ocean 4

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Socially Responsible Investors and Stock Price Informativeness
Yong George YANG* (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Xintong (Eunice) ZHAN (Fudan University)
Weiming (Elaine) ZHANG (IE University)
Yaojia (Zoe) ZHANG (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Discussant:
John (Xuefeng) JIANG (Michigan State University)
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm
Do Sustainability Ratings Induce ESG Window-Dressing by Mutual Funds?
Kevin C. W. CHEN (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Wilbur Xinyuan CHEN* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Haifeng YOU (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussant:
Yun LOU (Singapore Management University)
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Strategic Secrecy or Managerial Shielding: Examining the Motives Behind Confidential Advertising Expenditures
Ofir GEFEN (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Po-Hsuan HSU (National Tsing Hua University & ABFER)
Hsiao-Hui LEE (National Chengchi University)
Hunghua PAN* (National Tsing Hua University)
David REEB (National University of Singapore & ABFER)

Discussant:
Douglas SKINNER (University of Chicago & ABFER)
4:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Bankruptcy and Restructuring Outcomes of CLO-held Loans: The Role of CLO-Bank Relationships
Yupeng LIN (National University of Singapore)
Dushyantkumar VYAS* (University of Toronto)
Wanrong XU (National University of Singapore)

Discussant:
Mary BARTH (Stanford University)

23
MAY
2024
Thursday 

ESG
Chair: Rencheng WANG (Singapore Management University)

Location: Ocean 4

9:00 am – 9:45 am
The Effect of Mandatory Carbon Disclosure Along Global Supply Chains
Jin DENG (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Mingyi HUNG* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology & ABFER)
Shiheng WANG (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussant:
Luo ZUO (National University of Singapore)
9:45 am – 10:30 am
Check the Box: Does Information on the Existence of Public Climate Disclosure Reduce Federal Suppliers' Emissions?
Shushu JIANG* (National University of Singapore)
Rachel Xi ZHANG (National University of Singapore)

Discussant:
Tianyu ZHANG (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen)
10:30 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am – 11:45 am
The Spillover Effects of Environmental Lawsuits on Industry Peers
Xia CHEN* (Singapore Management University & ABFER)
Qiang CHENG (Singapore Management University & ABFER)
Xuefan PENG (Singapore Management University)
Ziliang ZHAN (Tsinghua University)

Discussant:
Kelvin LAW (Nanyang Technological University)
11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Navigating Emission Reduction: The Interaction of Disclosure Regulation and Institutional Support in China
Serene Qian HUANG (Peking University)
Hai LU* (University of Toronto & ABFER)
Yue ZHANG (Peking University)

Discussant:
Qiang CHENG (Singapore Management University & ABFER)

* Presenter. Program is subjected to change. Updated 8 Mar 2024.

Session Format

Four papers will be presented during each session. Each paper presentation lasts for 45 minutes, including 20 minutes for presentation, 15 minutes for discussion and 10 minutes for Q&A. There will be 30 minutes break after two papers.

Contact Information

Program Director Conference Organizer
Qiang CHENG (Singapore Management University)
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Douglas SKINNER (The University of Chicago & ABFER)
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Allen HUANG (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
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Sterling HUANG (Singapore Management University)
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