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

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

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

Presenter:
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

Presenter:
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

Registration
: 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

Presenter:
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