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Journal of Accounting & Economics Conference

Simon Business School, University of Rochester

October 12-13, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

 

7:00 – 10:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception – Grand Ballroom

Hyatt Regency

125 E Main Street

Rochester, NY 14604

Friday, October 12, 2018

 

7:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Buses arrive at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Main Street Entrance. Buses loop approximately every 15 minutes from Hyatt to University of Rochester (drop-off on Wilson Blvd. opposite Schlegel Hall) until 8:30 a.m.

7:30 – 8:10 a.m.

Registration/Breakfast

Gleason Lobby, 3rd/4th Floors

8:10 – 8:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks

8:15 – 9:45 a.m.

Session I – Gleason Hall, Room 318/418

Moderator:

Robert Holthausen (University of Pennsylvania)

Paper:

“Modeling the Determinants of Meet-or-Beat Behavior in Distribution Discontinuity Tests”

Authors:

Dmitri Byzalov and Sudipta Basu (Temple University)

Discussant:

David Burgstahler (University of Washington)

9:45 – 10:15 a.m.

Break – Gleason Lobby, 3rd/4th Floors

10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Session II – Gleason Hall, Room 318/418

Moderator:

Michelle Hanlon (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Paper:

“Understanding the ‘Numbers Game’”

Authors:

Andrew Bird, Stephen A. Karolyi, and Thomas G. Ruchti (Carnegie Mellon University)

Discussant:

Joseph Gerakos (Dartmouth College)

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Luncheon

Interfaith Chapel, River Level

1:15 – 2:45 p.m.

Session III – Gleason Hall, Room 318/418

Moderator:

S.P. Kothari (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Paper:

“Making Sense of Soft Information: Interpretation Bias and Loan Quality”

Authors:

Dennis Campbell (Harvard Business School),

Maria Loumioti (The University of Texas at Dallas), and

Regina Wittenberg-Moerman (University of Southern California)

Discussant:

Rahul Vashishtha (Duke University)

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.

Break – Gleason Lobby, 3rd/4th Floors

3:15 – 4:45 p.m.

Session IV – Gleason Hall, Room 318/418

Moderator:

Wayne Guay (University of Pennsylvania)

Paper:

“Do Banks Still Monitor When There is a Market for Credit Protection?”

Authors:

Chenyu Shan (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics),

Dragon Yongjun Tang (University of Hong Kong), and

Andrew Winton (University of Minnesota)

Discussant:

Peter Demerjian (University of Washington)

5:00 p.m.

Buses depart University of Rochester (pick-up on Wilson Blvd. opposite Schlegel Hall) for Hyatt Regency Hotel

Dinner:

Irondequoit Country Club, 4045 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14618,

(585) 586-5880 (Dress business casual, no jeans)

6:15 p.m.

Buses depart Hyatt Regency Hotel (Main Street Entrance) for dinner at the Irondequoit Country Club

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception (Living Room & Garden Room)

7:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Dinner (Ballroom)

After-dinner drinks available (Garden Room)

9:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Buses depart the Irondequoit Country Club and return guests to the Hyatt (buses loop approximately every 30 minutes between the ICC and Hyatt until 11:30 p.m.)

Saturday, October 13, 2018

 

7:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Buses arrive at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Main Street Entrance. Buses loop approximately every 15 minutes from Hyatt to University of Rochester (drop-off on Wilson Blvd. opposite Schlegel Hall) until 8:30 a.m.

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast – Gleason Lobby, 3rd/4th Floors

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Session V – Gleason Hall, Room 318/418

Moderator:

John Core (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Paper:

“Accounting Quality and the Transmission of Monetary Policy”

Authors:

Christopher Armstrong (University of Pennsylvania),

Stephen Glaeser (University of North Carolina), and

John Kepler (University of Pennsylvania)

Discussants:

Lindsey Gallo (University of Michigan) and

S.P. Kothari (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Break – Gleason Lobby, 3rd/4th Floors

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Session VI – Gleason Hall, Room 318/418

Moderator:

Joanna Wu (University of Rochester)

Paper:

“The Effects of Financial Reporting and Disclosure on Corporate Investment: A Review”

Authors:

Sugata Roychowdhury (Boston College),

Nemit Shroff (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and

Rodrigo Verdi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Discussants:

Elia Ferracuti and Stephen Stubben (University of Utah)

12:00 p.m.

Box Lunch – Gleason Lobby, 3rd/4th Floors

12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.

Buses loop approximately every 15 minutes between University of Rochester (pick-up on Wilson Blvd. opposite Schlegel Hall) and Rochester International Airport from noon until 3 p.m.

General Contact Info:

Sue North (NORTH@simon.rochester.edu)

 

Gal DiMambro (GalDiMambro@rochester.edu)

 

Joanna Wu (joanna.wu@simon.rochester.edu)

General Information:

 

Hotel:

Hyatt Regency Hotel (585) 456-1234

Transportation:

Airport Taxi – 585-235-0508

Checker Cab – 585-325-2460

Uber and Lyft services are also available in Rochester.

 

 

 
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