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Annual Meeting on Methodological and Empirical Advances in Financial Analysis (MEAFA)

24th Jan 2012 9:00am - 25th Jan 2012 5:00pm

The annual MEAFA meeting brings together a multi-disciplinary audience from accounting, finance, business analytics and economics to discuss methodological advances in applied financial analysis. This is a workshop that is set in a relaxed environment and aims to stimulate discussion and encourage interaction amongst participants.

The 2012 meeting will feature extended presentations by international keynote speakers and by MEAFA members from the University of Sydney, including:

  • Prof Stephen Penman, Columbia University, US
  • Prof Karl Muller, PennState University, US
  • Prof Holger Daske, The University of Mannheim, Germany

The program includes papers on the implied cost of equity capital, accounting for risk and return, the econometrics of cash flow estimation, regulatory reporting relief and the pricing of audit fees, union membership and pensions, forecast combinations and takeover prediction. To maximise feedback, each presentation includes a detailed response by a discussant followed by a general discussion amongst participants.

This meeting is a fully-sponsored. For catering reasons, please make sure to register your attendance by completing the online registration form.

To see the full program, the list of presenters and discussants and to reserve a place, please visit the: Fifth Meeting on MEAFA page

Time: 9am - 5pm

Location: Darlington Centre, City Road, University of Sydney.

Cost: Free. Registration Essential

Contact: Dr Demetris Christodoulou

Phone: 9036 7815

Email: business.meafa@sydney.edu.au

More info: MEAFA website