Yale School of Management

2018 Yale SOM Accounting Recruiting Conference

February 9 – 10, 2018

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 

Edward P. Evans Hall
165 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
United States
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