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Big Apple Accounting Conference

2023 NYU Big Apple Accounting Conference

The NYU Ross Institute of Accounting Research is pleased to announce the inaugural annual Big Apple Accounting Conference. The conference brings together leading academics for five paper presentations and discussions.

*By Invitation Only



Dates: Thursday, September 7, 2023 - Friday, September 8, 2023

Time:  The conference will begin at 12pm on Thursday and end at 1:30pm on Friday.

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



Earnings Targets and Myopic Patent Sales

Jinhwan Kim (Stanford University), Kristen Valentine (University of Georgia)

Presenter:  Jinhwan Kim (Stanford University)

Discussant: Jayanthi Sunder (University of Arizona)

Moderator: Yiwei Dou (New York University)  

“Glossy Green” Banks: The Disconnect Between Environmental Disclosures and Lending Activities

Mariassunta Giannetti (Stockholm School of Economics), Martina Jasova (Columbia University), Maria Loumioti  (University of Texas, Dallas), Caterina Mendicino (European Central Bank)

Presenter: Maria Loumioti (University of Texas, Dallas)

Discussant: Maria Correia (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Moderator: Aleksander Aleszczyk (New York University)  


How Do Consumers Use Firm Disclosure? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment


Sinja Leonelli (New York University), Maximilian Muhn (The University of Chicago), Thomas Rauter (University of Chicago), Gurpal Sran (New York University)

Presenter: Gurpal Sran (New York University)

Discussant: Mark Bradshaw (Boston College)

Moderator: April Klein (New York University)

Mandatory vs. Voluntary ESG Disclosure, Efficiency, and Real Effects

Cyrus Aghamolla (University of Minnesota), Byeong-Je An (Nanyang Technological University)

Presenter: Cyrus Aghamolla (University of Minnesota)

Discussant:  Ivan Marinovic (Standford University)

Moderator: Ilan Guttman (New York University)  

Bloated Disclosures: Can ChatGPT Help Investors Process Information?

Alex Kim (University of Chicago), Maximilian Muhn (University of Chicago), Valeri V. Nikolaev (University of Chicago)

Presenter: Maximilian Muhn (University of Chicago)

Discussant: Elizabeth Blankespoor (University of Washington)

Moderator: Christine Cuny (New York University)

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