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Bauer Accounting Research Symposium

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2020 Lone Star Accounting Research Conference

February 20-21, 2020

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Conference Schedule


Thursday, February 20, 2020
11:30 - 12:30 p.m. Lunch at 328/330 CBB (Insperity Classroom & Business Building)
12:30 - 12:35 p.m. Opening remarks:
Volkan Muslu, Ph.D. Coordinator, Bauer College of Business
12:35 - 1:10 p.m. "Protecting Forward Looking Statements"
Daniela De la Parra, Rice University
1:15 - 1:50 p.m. "Litigation Risk and the Independent Director Labor Market"
Elizabeth Tori, Texas A&M University
1:50 - 2:10 p.m. Break
2:10 - 2:45 p.m. "Cash and Tax Evasion"
Ryan Hess, University of Texas at Austin
2:50 - 3:25 p.m. "The role of minority shareholders in private companies"
Devendra Kale, University of Texas at Dallas
3:25 - 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 - 4:20 "Fair Value Opinion Shopping or Unbiased Reporting"
Minjae Koo, University of Houston
4:25 - 5:00 "General Counsels and Material Weaknesses in Internal Control"
Suye Wang, University of Texas at Arlington
5:30 - 6:00 Proceed to dinner (Transportation will be made available.)
6:00 - 8:30 House of Blues
1204 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77002
Friday, February 21, 2020
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast at 328/330 CBB
8:30 - 8:40 a.m. Opening Remarks:
Paul A. Pavlou, Dean and Cullen Distinguished Chair
8:40 - 9:20 a.m. "Auditor-Provided Regulatory Advisory Services and Financial Reporting Quality: an Unintended Consequence of the Dodd-Frank Act"
Hailey Ballew, Assistant Professor at Rice University
9:25 - 10:05 a.m. "Mandatory Disclosure and Management Discretion: On the Case of Changes in Accounting Estimates"
Anne Albrecht, Assistant Professor at Texas Christian University
10:05 - 10:20 a.m. Break
10:20 - 11 a.m. "Auditing the Fair Values of Investment Securities: An Archival Examination of Auditor Response to Risk Cues"
Sarah Stuber, Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University
11:05 - 11:45 a.m. "Organizational Structure, Voluntary Disclosure, and Investment Efficiency"
Hyun Hwang, Assistant Professor at University of Texas at Austin
11:45 - 1 p.m. Lunch
1:10 - 1:50 p.m. "The Information Asymmetry between Top Management and Rank-and-File Employee: Determinants and Consequences"
Meng Li, Assistant Professor at University of Texas at Dallas
1:55 - 2:35 p.m. "The Bright Side of Diversification: The Case of R&D Productivity"
Annika Wang, Assistant Professor at University of Houston
2:35 - 2:50 p.m. Break
2:50 - 3:30 p.m. "Accounting Conservatism as a Social Norm"
Jivas Chakravarthy, Assistant Professor at University of Texas at Arlington
3:35 - 4:15 p.m. "Descriptive and Informational Properties of Accounting Numbers in Compensation Contracts"
Ha Young Yoon, Assistant Professor at Southern Methodist University
4:15 - 4:20 p.m. Closing remark:
Kaye Newberry, Chairperson, Department of Accountancy and Taxation

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