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2018 Yale SOM Accounting Recruiting Conference

February 9–10, 2018

165 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

This event is being held at the Yale School of Management and is by invitation only.

All presentations and meals will be held in the Farr Classroom #4420

Friday, February 9, 2018

08:30 – 09:00  Breakfast
09:00 – 10:15

Kevin Smith, University of Pennsylvania 

“Option Prices and Disclosure.”

10:15 – 10:30

Break

10:30 – 11:45 

Nick Guest, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Do Journalists Help Investors Analyze Firms’ Earnings News?”

11:45 – 13:00 

Lunch 

13:00 – 14:15

Jessica Watkins, Indiana University

“The Timeliness and Detail Tradeoff in the Mandatory Disclosure of Material Events.”

14:15 – 14:30 Break
14:30 – 15:45

Jim Omartian, University of North Carolina 

“Do Banks Aid and Abet Asset Concealment: Evidence from the Panama Papers.”

15:45– 16:00

Break

16:00 – 17:15

Erik Johannesson, Columbia University

“Former Insiders’ Trading.”

18:00  Dinner at Faculty Member’s Home 

Saturday, February 10, 2018 

08:30 – 09:00  Breakfast 
09:00 – 10:15

Travis Dyer, University of North Carolina

“Does Public Information Acquisition Level the Playing Field of Widen the Gap? An Analysis of Local and Non-Local Investors.”

10:15 – 10:30

Break 

10:30– 11:45

Matthias Breuer, University of Chicago

“How Does Financial-Reporting Regulation Affect Market-Wide Resource Allocation?”

11:45 – 13:00 

 Lunch 

13:00  – 14:15

Christina Zhu, Stanford University

“Big Data as a Governance Mechanism.”

14:15 – 14:30 Break
14:30 – 15:45

Stephen Glaeser, University of Pennsylvania 

“The Effects of Proprietary Information on Corporate Disclosure and Transparency: Evidence from Trade Secrets.”

15:45 – 16:00 Break
16:00 – 17:15

Trung Nguyen, Stanford University

“The Effectiveness of White-Collar Crime Enforcement: Evidence from the War on Terror.”

Contact the Organizers:

Thomas Steffen
Assistant Professor of Accounting

Kristaliz Cordero
Conference Coordinator