2023 Four-School Conference

The Department of Accounting at NYU Stern School of Business will host the Four-School Accounting Research Conference on Friday, April 28, 2023. This annual conference brings together accounting researchers from four leading northeastern business schools, Columbia Business School, NYU Stern, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and Yale School of Management. We invited colleagues at these schools to a day of research presentations and discussions in accounting. Each school would have one paper presentation with a discussant from another school.

*By Invitation Only



Date: Friday, April 28, 2023

Time:  11:00am to 6:30pm

Address: NYU Stern Tisch Hall, 40 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012

Room: 4th Floor Room 415




The Debt Market Role of Asset Valuation Uncertainty 

Aleksander Aleszczyk (NYU Stern), Florin Vasvari (London Business School), and Dushyantkumar Vyas (University of Toronto)

Presenter: Aleksander Aleszczyk (NYU Stern)
Discussant: Thomas Steffen (Yale SOM)

Through the Lens of Internal Information: How Does Internal Communication Technology Affect External Communication?

Ehsan Azarmsa (University of Oklahoma), Lisa Liu (Columbia Business School), and Suzie Noh (Stanford University)

Presenter: Lisa Liu (Columbia Business School)
Discussant: Mirko Heinle (Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania)

Regulating via Social Media: Deterrence Effects of the SEC’s Use of Twitter

Raphael Duguay (Yale SOM), Jinjie Lin (Moody’s), Jacob Thomas (Yale SOM), and Laiyi Yin (Yale SOM)

Presenter: Raphael Duguay (Yale SOM)
Discussant: Eli Bartov (NYU Stern)

Retail Investors and ESG News 

Qianqian Li (Stanford University), Edward Watts (Yale SOM), and Christina Zhu (Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania)

Presenter: Christina Zhu (Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania)
Discussant: Thomas Bourveau (Columbia Business School)

Directions to NYU


The main entrance to the conference location is 40 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012. Please use the revolving doors at Tish Hall. Below are common routes to NYU Stern School of Business.

After arrival at Penn Station, take the blue-line subway (A, C, or E line) in the Downtown direction for three stops to West Fourth Street-Washington Square Station. Walk east on West Fourth Street for about 7 minutes until you reach the Stern School. If you take a cab at Penn Station, the destination address is 40 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10012.

If you drive, three parking lots are also pinned on the map. The addresses are below.

Washington Square Village Parking
3 Washington Square Village, New York, NY 10012
+1 212-253-9061

Minetta Parking Garage
18 Minetta Ln, New York, NY 10012
+1 212-777-3530

Icon Parking
11 5th Ave, New York, NY 10003
+1 212-475-9562

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