Inaugural Accounting and Economics Society Annual Conference (AES 2021/2022)

*In light of the global coronavirus pandemic, we have regretfully had to postpone the first AES Annual Conference that was scheduled to take place at NYU in summer 2020. The plan is to host the conference around December 2021 or summer 2022. Please check back here for updates, and we hope you will join us once we are safely able to host the conference.

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Conference dates



New York University, New York, NY


The AES Conference aims to provide a forum for the exchange and flourishing of economic analysis in accounting, in an active and stimulating research environment. The conference embraces all methodologies and encourages crossovers with other areas of the social sciences that can contribute to, and benefit from, insights in accounting research.

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Tim Baldenius, Paul M. Montrone Professor of Private Enterprise in the Faculty of Business, Columbia Business School
Professor Baldenius' interests include managerial accounting, performance measurement, and corporate governmance. Prior to joining Columbia, he was on the faculty of the NYU Stern School of Business from 2011-2017. He served as chair of NYU Stern's Accounting Department from 2011-2016. Prior to that, he was on the faculty of Columbia Business School from 1998-2011, where he served as chair of the Accounting Division from 2009-2011. Professor Baldenius is an editor at Management Science and serves on the editorian boards of The Accounting Review, Review of Accounting Studies, and Review of Managerial Sciences.  

Thomas Hemmer, Houston Endowment Professor of Accounting, Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University
Professor Hemmer's research examines information economics-based theory with a major focus on measurement and incentive problems in organizations, as well as problems pertaining to the use and valuation of employee stock options. He has previously been on the faculties of University of Washington, UCLA, University of Chicago, London School of Economics, and University of Houston, where he taught over 80 Ph.D courses on analytical economics-based accounting theory. He has been an invited speaker and participant at the AAA Doctoral Colloquium four times and serves as editor at The Accounting Review and the Journal of Accounting Research.

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Chris Armstrong, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Phil Berger, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Jeremy Bertomeu, Rady School of Management, UC San Diego
Qi Chen, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Hans Christensen, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Vivian Fang, Carlson School of Managament, University of Minnesota
Henry Friedman, Anderson School of Management, UC Los Angeles
Joseph Gerakos, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
Ilan Guttman, Stern School of Business, New York University
Jonathan Glover, CBS, Columbia University
Mirko Heinle, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Edward Li, Baruch College, City University of New York
Ivan Marinovic, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Maureen McNichols, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
Xiaojing Meng, Stern School of Business, New York University
Haresh Sapra, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Suraj Srinivasan, HBS, Harvard University
Daniel Taylor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Accounting and Economics Society

For general inquiries please contact Emma Gutman.

AES 2021/2022 Program Chairs:
Jeremy Bertomeu,
Ilan Guttman,

The conference will be held at Stern School of Business.

Stern is located at 44 West 4th Street, at the intersection of West 4th Street and Greene Street and the southeastern corner of Washington Square Park.

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