The accounting and business law faculty publish in top research publications, and organize and present at seminars, conferences, and workshops. Workshops are at 11:00 a.m., Rafik B. Hariri Building, unless otherwise indicated. For room locations or manuscripts, contact Portia Richmond at portia.richmond@georgetown.edu.

Upcoming Events

Fall 2017 Schedule

September 8
Henock Louis
Penn State University
http://php.smeal.psu.edu/smeal/dirbio/displayBio.php?t_user_id=hul4

September 15
Ed Maydew
University of North Carolina
http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/faculty/directory/accounting/edward-maydew

September 22
Jake Thomas
Yale University
http://som.yale.edu/jacob-thomas

October 2
Thomas Bourveau
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
http://www.bm.ust.hk/acct/staff/actb.html

October 27
Mark Bradshaw
Boston College
http://www.bc.edu/schools/csom/faculty/bios/bradshaw.html

November 3,
1:30pm

Greg Miller
University of Michigan
https://michiganross.umich.edu/faculty-research/faculty/greg-miller

November 10
Roby Lehavy
University of Michigan
https://michiganross.umich.edu/faculty-research/faculty/reuven-lehavy

*Workshops are at 11:00 a.m., Rafik B. Hariri Building, unless otherwise indicated.
For room locations or manuscripts, contact Portia Richmond at portia.richmond@georgetown.edu.

 


Past Events

 

January 13
Bjorn Jorgensen

London School of Economics
http://www.lse.ac.uk/accounting/facultyAndStaff/profiles/Jorgensen.aspx
Market-wide Effects of Off-Balance Sheet Disclosures: Evidence from the Oil and Gas Industry
 

February 3
Sonja Rego

Indiana University
https://kelley.iu.edu/facultyglobal/directory/FacultyProfile.cfm?netID=sorego
Who Invests in Corporate Tax Avoiders?
 

February 10, 11:15am
MaryJane Rabier

McGill University
https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/maryjane-rabier
When is goodwill an asset? An examination into the origin of goodwill
 

February 24, 2:45p.m.
Dimitris Vrettos

Southern Methodist University
http://www.smu.edu/Cox/Departments/FacultyDirectory/VrettosDimitris
The Incentive Effect of Relative Performance Evaluation on Early Option Exercise Behavior
 

March 2 (Thursday), 11:15a.m., Room 570
Eric Weisbrod

University of Miami
http://bus.miami.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty-directory/accounting/weisbrod/index.html
Stockholders' Reference-Dependent Preferences and the Market Reaction to Financial Disclosures
 

March 10, 2:00p.m.
Urooj Khan

Columbia Business School
http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/cbs-directory/detail/uk2117
Co-Migration and the Benefits of Relationships in Bank Lending
 

March 17, 11:15a.m.
Xiaoli Tian

Ohio State University
https://fisher.osu.edu/people/tian.241
Is the Market Grossed Out by Gross-ups? An Investigation of Firms that Pay Their CEOs' Taxes
 

April 28, 9:30 a.m., Room 155
Joanna Wu

University of Rochester
http://www.simon.rochester.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty-directory/faculty-profile/index.aspx?Username=joanna.wu
Economic Determinants of the Decision to Voluntarily Adopt Mark-to-Market Accounting for Pension Actuarial Gains and Losses
 

September 9
Eva Labro

University of North Carolina
http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/en/faculty/directory/accounting/eva-labro
Updating Accounting Systems: Long-Run Evidence from the Health Care Sector

 

September 16
Sudarshan Jayaraman

University of Rochester
http://www.simon.rochester.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty-directory/faculty-profile/index.aspx?Username=sudarshan.jayaraman
Does counter-cyclical provisioning mitigate bank lending contractions? Evidence from supply shocks

 

October 14
Jenny Zha Giedt

The George Washington University
http://www.jennyzha.com/
Economic Consequences of Announcing Strategic Alternatives

 

October 24, 10:30 a.m.
Qiang Cheng

Singapore Management University
http://www.smu.edu.sg/faculty/profile/76075/CHENG-Qiang
CEO contractual protection and debt contracting

 

November 4, 1:50 p.m.
Hanna Lee
University of Maryland
http://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/directory/hanna-lee
Can Managers be Wrong and Still be Right? An Examination of the Predictive Information in Management Forecast Errors

 

November 10
Bob Libby
Cornell University
http://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Faculty-And-Research/Profile?id=rl54
PCAOB Guidance and Audits of Fair Values for Level 2 Investments

 

November 18
Susie Wang

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
https://michiganross.umich.edu/faculty-research/faculty/susie-wang
Is Secured Lending Secure? Evidence from Small Businesses

 

November 30
Haifeng You

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
http://www.bm.ust.hk/acct/staff/achy.html
Agency Conflicts and Accounting Conservatism: Evidence from Exogenous Shocks to Analyst Coverage

 

December 2, new time: 2:00 p.m.
Rick Mergenthaler

University of Iowa
http://tippie.uiowa.edu/people/profile/profile.aspx?id=353604

 

January 15
Shelley Li
Harvard Business School
http://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/print-profile.aspx?facId=566347

 

January 29
Mozaffar Khan

Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard Business School
http://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=760412

 

April 8
Christopher Armstrong

Wharton Business School
https://accounting.wharton.upenn.edu/profile/399/

 

April 15
Sharon Katz

Columbia University
http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/cbs-directory/detail/sk2280

 

May 6
Sarah McVay

University of Washington
http://foster.uw.edu/faculty-research/directory/sarah-mcvay/
The Changing Implications of Research and Development Expenditures for Future Profitability