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Yale SOM Municipal Research Conference

Wednesday, Jun 21 2023 at 8:15 am - 5:40 pm

165 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
United States

This event is being held at the Yale School of Management and is by invitation only. Please read Yale's COVID-19 Visitors Policy in preparation for your visit to Evans Hall.

All presentations will be held in Evans Hall, on the second floor, in Blumetti Classroom 2200. Breakfast and break refreshments will be served at Jones Classroom 2220. Lunch will be held in Snyder Forum 1400, on the first floor.

Wednesday, June 21, 2023 | Participants List (PDF)

08:15 – 08:55  Breakfast
08:55 -  09:00  Welcome 
09:00 – 10:00 

Delphine Samuels, Assistant Professor of Accounting and James S. Kemper Faculty Scholar, Chicago Booth

Carrot or Stick? The Impact of Regulatory Leniency on Municipal Disclosure Compliance

10:00 – 10:20 


10:20 – 11:20 

Amanda Beck, Assistant Professor at the School of Accountancy, Georgia State University

State Government Trifectas and Municipal Bond Pricing

11:20 – 11:40 


11:40 –12:40 

Christine Cuny, Associate Professor of Accounting, NYU Stern School of Business

Information Processing Costs in Donor Decision-Making: Evidence from the Field

12:40-2:00  Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 

Keynote Speaker: Joel Black, Chair of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board

Joel's Background

3:00 - 3:20  Break 
3:20 - 4:20 

Joe Weber, George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management and Professor of Accounting, MIT Sloan School of Management

Municipal Organizational Structure and Financial Reporting Quality

4:20 - 4:40 


4:40 - 5:40 

Anya Nakhmurina, Assistant Professor of Accounting, Yale School of Management

Measuring Cities' Climate Adaptation

6:00  Dinner at Barcelona Wine Bar, 155 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510


Contact the Organizers:

Thomas Steffen
Associate Professor of Accounting 

Anya Nakhmurina
Assistant Professor of Accounting                        

Alexandra Taylor
Conference Coordinator