The 18th London Business School Accounting Symposium will take place during 20-21 June 2019. The Symposium aims to bring together leading accounting scholars in an informal setting to discuss a small number of high-quality research papers.
Papers will be presented on Thursday (morning and afternoon) and Friday (morning only). Lunch will be provided on both days and the Symposium Dinner will be held at the School on Thursday evening.
Attendance at the Symposium is by invitation only..
1. “Why Do Companies Meet with the SEC Chair?” James Naughton* (Northwestern), Rafael Rogo (Indiana) and Xin Zheng (UBC)
Discussant: Marlene Plumlee (Utah)
2. “Intra-quarter Commercial Paper Borrowings,” Aleksander Aleszczyk* (London Business School)
Discussant: Rahul Vashishtha (Duke)
3. “Regulators’ Disclosure Decisions: Evidence from Bank Enforcement Actions,” Anya Kleymenova (Chicago) and Rimmy Tomy* (Chicago)
Discussant: Sugata Roychowdhury (Boston College)
4. “Corporate Governance Reforms Around the World: The Impact on Firm Innovation,” Albert Tsang (York), Kun Tracy Wang* (Australian National University) and Nathan Zhenghang Zhu (Australian National University)
Discussant: Mary Ellen Carter (Boston College)
5. “On the Informativeness of Unexpected Exclusions from Street Earnings,” Brian Bratten (Kentucky), Stephannie Larocque* (Notre Dame) and Teri Yohn (Indiana)
Discussant: Shuping Chen (UT Austin)
6. “Opening the Black Box of Capital Investment: The Roles of Capital Expenditure Budget and Execution,” Gilles Hilary* (Georgetown), Mark Ma (American University) and Wenjia Yan (Hong Kong)
Discussant: Robert Resutek (Georgia)
7. “Machine + Man: A Randomized Field Experiment on the Role of Private Information in Lending Markets,” Anna Costello* (Michigan), Andrea Down (Michigan) and Mihir Mehta (Michigan)
Discussant: Maria Loumioti (UT Dallas)