NYU Stern

Conference Schedule

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Friday, November 4, 2011

9:30 a.m.  –10:00 a.m.Registration & Breakfast:
Kaufman Management Center (KMC), 44 West Fourth Street

Registration: Lobby, Kaufman Management Center (KMC)

Breakfast: Outside KMC 1-70

Conference Proceedings: KMC 1-70
10:00 a.m.– 10:15 a.m.Welcome & Opening Remarks, KMC 1-70

Bala K.R. Balachandran, Editor-in-Chief
Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, NYU Stern

Ingo Walter, Vice Dean
NYU Stern
 10:15 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.Understanding Cost Behavior and Its Implications for Financial Accounting Research

  Rajiv Banker, Temple University 
11:05 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.The Advisory and Monitoring Roles of Boards of Directors

  Tim Baldenius, NYU Stern
11:55 a.m. – 12: 45 p.m.
(Why) Does Transparency Matter?

Mark Lang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.mLunch
Barr-Kawamura Commons, KMC 5-50
 1:45 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.Continuation Options and Returns-Earnings Convexity by
Mary Brooke Billings, Matthew C. Cedergren and Stephen Ryan, NYU Stern School of Business

Presenter: Mary Billings, NYU Stern 

Discussant: Masako Darrough, Baruch College of the City University of New York
 2:40 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.The Accrual Anomaly and Operating Cash Flows: Evidence from Accrual Components
by Zhaoyang Gu, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and Prem C. Jain, Georgetown University

Presenter:  Zhaoyang Gu, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Discussant:  C S Agnes Cheng, Louisiana State University
3:35 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. 
Coffee Break: Outside KMC 1-70
 3:55 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.On Self-Enforcing Clawback Provisions in Executive Compensation
by Mingcherng Deng, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and Ying-Ju Chen, UC Berkeley

Presenter: Mingcherng Deng, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Discussant: Pierre Jinghong Liang, Carnegie Mellon University 
4:50 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.Implications of firm heterogeneity for the accounting of cash flow hedges under SFAS 133
by Dennis Frestad, University of Agder, Norway and Leif A. Beisland, University of Agder, Norway

Dennis Frestad, University of Agder, Norway

Discussant: A. Rashad Abdel Khalik, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

Saturday, November 5, 2011
 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.Registration & Breakfast
Kaufman Management Center (KMC), 44 West Fourth Street

: Lobby, Kaufman Management Center (KMC)

Breakfast: Outside KMC 2-60

Conference Proceedings: KMC 2-60
 9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.Firm Growth, Firm Size and the Diversification Discount
by Joost Impink, Univeristy of Florida

Joost Impink, University of Florida

Discussant: Suresh Radhakrishnan, University of Texas at Dallas 

 10:20 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.Expected Earnings Growth, Stock Valuation and Investor Sentiment
by Zhao Gao, Lancaster University

Presenter: Zhao Gao, Lancaster University

Discussant: Xue Wang, Tulane University
11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.Coffee Break: Outside KMC 2-60

11:35 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.The BP Oil Spill: Shareholder Wealth Effects and Environmental Disclosure
by Frank Heflin, Florida State University and Dana Wallace, Florida State University

Presenter: Dana Wallace, Florida State University 

Discussant: Michael Jung, NYU Stern 
 12:30 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.Closing Remarks
Bala K.R. Balachandran
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance
 12:35 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.Lunch
Barr-Kawamura Commons, KMC 5-50