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Research Workshops

2017 Accounting Workshops

Friday, April 14, 2017
Tim Rupert (Northeastern University)

Friday, March 31, 2017
Lisa Koonce (University of Texas)

Friday, March 24, 2017
Shane Dikolli (Duke University)

Friday, March 3, 2017
Willie Choi (University of Pittsburgh

2016 Accounting Workshops

Friday, November 18, 2016
Mark Zimbelman
(Brigham Young University)

Friday, October 28, 2016
Adam Vitalis
(Georgia Tech)

Friday, August 26, 2016
Kevin Jackson
(University of Illinois), "The Effects of Managers' Strategic Disclosure Responses to Negative Media-Mentions on Investors' Judgments."

Friday, April 1, 2016
Shane Stinson (University of Alabama), "The Effects of Income Tax Timing & Goal Feedback on Employees' Retirement Investment Decisions."

2015 Accounting Workshops

Friday, September 25, 2015

Anne Magro (George Mason University), "The Potential of the Review Process to Detect & Mitigate Advocacy Bias."

Friday, April 24, 2015
Bowe Hansen (Virginia Tech) will present his research, title to be announced.

Friday, March 27, 2015
Kee Jae Hong
(University of North Carolina - Charlotte) presented "The Expected Rate of Return on Equity Capital Implied by Analysts’ Forecasts of Earnings and Target Prices,” (co-authored with Zhi Da and  Peter Easton).

Friday, February 20, 2015

Alan Webb (Waterloo University), “The Effects of Hedonic Gift Card Rewards Versus Cash Rewards in a Sales Tournament: A Field
Experiment,” co-authored with Khim Kelly (University of Waterloo) and Adam Presslee (University of Pittsburgh).

Friday, February 6, 2015
Vicki Dickinson
(Ole Miss), "Leaders vs. Laggards: Conditional Firm Life Cycle and its Effect on Operating and Market Performance," (co-author, Brett Cantrell, University of Mississippi).

2014 Accounting Workshops

October 17, 2014
Joe Brazel
(NC State), David A. Bush Distinguished Lecturer, "Hindsight Bias and Professional Skepticism," (co-authors, Scott Jackson, USC; Tammie Schaefer, Univ. of Missouri; and Bryan Stewart, BYU).

September 26, 2014
Mark Nelson (Cornell University), "Reporting Accounting Changes and Their Multi-Period Effects," (co-author, Scott Emett, New York University).

Friday, September 19, 2014
Shankar Venkataraman (Georgia Tech), "More than Just Frequency: The Effect of Guidance Consistency on Investor Judgment," (co-author, Michael Tang, New York University).

Friday, April 11, 2014
Velina Popova (Virginia Tech), "Are Non-professional Investors' Attitudes Consistent with their Behaviors toward Earnings Management?"

Friday, March 28, 2014
Marcus Doxey (University of Alabama), "Communication Risk in External Auditing: A Model of Client Knowledge Sharing and Withholding"

2013 Accounting Workshops

Friday, October 25, 2013
Alex Woods (College of William & Mary), "Consistency and Organizational Justice: The role of calibration committees in subjective performance evaluation systems (co-authored with Karen Sedatole: Michigan State University)."

Friday, October 11, 2013
Joel Owens (University of South Carolina), "Rational Selections and Earnings Management."

Friday, September 13, 2013
Charles Boster
(University of South Carolina), "An Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Mutual Shared Interest on Honest in Managerial Reporting (co-authored with Michael Majerczyk: University of South Carolina)."

Thursday, July 11, 2013
Marsha Keune (University of South Carolina), "Local Audit Market Competition: The Determinants and Effects of Non-Big N Leadership."

Friday, March 22, 2013
David Wood, (Brigham Young University), "Recruiting Internal Auditors: The Effect of Using the Internal Auditor Function as a Management Training Group and Performing Consulting Services."

Friday, February 15, 2013
Beth Vermeer (Drexel University), "IRS Oversight, Client Risk, and Tax Professionals: Does Increased Control Deter Aggressive Decision Making?"

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Jason Rasso (University of Florida), "The Influence of Mindsets on Professional Skepticism in Auditors."

Friday, January 25, 2013
Bryan Stikeleather (University of Pittsburgh), "Relying on goodwill versus financial self-interest to induce whistle-blowing on internal misconduct."

2012 Accounting Workshops

Monday, Nov. 19, 2012
Jon Pyzoha (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), "The Effects of Executive Compensation and Auditor Specialization on CFO Decision-Making during a Potential Restatement That Will Lead to a 'Clawback'"

Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
Steve Kachelmeier (University of Texas - Austin), "Be Careful What You Wish For: The Effects of Communicated Values on Performance-Based Incentives"

Friday, April 13, 2012
Thomas Vance (University of Waterloo), "The Moderating Effects of Ex Post Subjectivity on the Relation between Goal Difficulty and Performance"

Friday, April 6, 2012
Lillian Mills (University of Texas-Austin), "The Effect of Political Sensitivity and Bargaining Powe on Taxes: Evidence from Federal Contractors"

Friday, March 16, 2012
Mohan Venkatachalam (Duke University), "Voice Pitch Predicts Labor Market Success"

Friday, Feb. 17, 2012
Stephen Brown (University of Florida), "Specialization Through Client Commonality and its Effect on Audit Production Costs"

Monday, Feb. 13, 2012
Timothy Brown (Cornell University), "Advantageous Comparison and the Slippery Slope to Fraud"

Friday, Feb. 10, 2012
Adam Vitalis (University of Wisconsin-Madison), "The Impact of Client-Specific Experience and Efficiency Pressure on Risk Assessment Effectiveness"

Friday, Feb. 3, 2012
Justin Lieby (University of Illinois), "How Do Consultants Persuade Managers to Adopt Management Control Systems?"

2011 Accounting Workshops

November 14, 2011
Nicole Jenkins (Vanderbilt University), "Relevant but Delayed Information in Negotiated Audit Fees: Evidence from Stock Price Crashes"

November 11, 2011
Bryan Church (Georgia Tech), "Shared Interest and Honesty in Budget Reporting"

November 7, 2011
Mina Pond (Southern Methodist University), "The Impact of Internal Audit Function Quality and Contribution on Audit Delays"

November 4, 2011
Bill Tayler (Emory University), "To Compensate or Control? Motivating Employees in a Multidimensional Task"

October 14, 2011
Rick Hatifled (University of Alabama), "The Effect of the Social Mismatch Between Staff Auditors and Client Management on the Collection of Audit Evidence"

September 30, 2011
Brooke Elliott (University of Illinois), "How Do Investors' Affective Reactions to Corporate Social Responsibility Performance Influence Their Estimates of Fundamental Value?"

April 8, 2011
Bob Libby (Cornell University), "Financial Statement Disaggregation and Auditors' Tolerance for Misstatement"

February 11, 2011
Jim Hunton (Bentley University), "External Auditors' Reliance on the Internal Audit Function: The Role of Second-Order Belief Attribution"

January 21, 2011
Dave Ziebart (University of Kentucky), "Does the choice of forecast precision reflect management's intentions to use irregularities?"

2010 Accounting Workshops

November 5, 2010
Jeffrey Hales (Georgia Institute of Technology), "Accounting for Lease Renewal Options: The Tradeoff between Transaction Structuring and Informational Effect"

September 24, 2010
Joseph Brazel (North Carolina State University), "Do Nonprofessional Investors React to Fraud Red Flags?"

April 2, 2010
Susan Jurney (University of Alabama), "The Effects of Varying Levels of Relevance and Reliability on Nonprofessional Investors' Judgment"

2009 Accounting Workshops

November 13, 2009
Mark Peecher (University of Illinois), presented "Informal Consultation and Auditors' Belief Revision: The Effects of Advisor Affiliation and Advice Quality."

October 30, 2009
Michael Williamson (University of Texas - Austin), presented "Corporate Social Responsibility and Implicit Contracting."

October 2, 2009
Kathryn Kadous (Emory University), presented "When do Jurors Second-Guess Accounting Estimates? The Effects of Accounting Standard Structure and Accounting Norms on Auditor Liability."

April 15, 2009
Brian Mayhey (University of Wisconsin), presented "Self-Regulation: Experimental Evidence on Reputation and Peer Review."

April 3, 2009
Wayne Thomas (University of Oklahoma), presented "International Evidence on Analyst Stock Recommendations, Valuations, and Returns."

February 27, 2009
Kevin Jackson (University of Illinois), presented "The Effect of Management Forecast Disaggregation on Investor's Susceptibility to Earnings Fixation."