Tenth MEAFA Research Meeting, 19-20 Jan 2017

Description

The annual MEAFA meeting brings together a multi-disciplinary audience from Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, Economics and other related areas to discuss methodological and empirical advances in applied financial analysis. The meeting is set in a relaxed workshop-style environment and aims to stimulate discussion and encourage interaction amongst participants. To maximise feedback, each presentation is followed by a detailed response from a designated discussant. General discussion takes place throughout the presentations.

The research meeting is free, fully-sponsored by the University of Sydney Business School and MEAFA and it is open to all academics, research students, and practitioners. Full catering is provided in both days, so please make sure to register your attendance by completing the online registration form.


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Venue

The meeting takes place at The University of Sydney Business School, Abercrombie Street Case Study Lecture Theatre 1050. For directions, go to Campus Maps and search for the Abercrombie Building.

Programme

Thursday 19 January 2017

08:00-08:50

Arrival - welcoming tea and coffee

08:50-09:00

Welcoming address by Prof Elizabeth Cowley, Deputy Dean

09:00-10:30

Prof Alfred Wagenhofer, University of Graz
Increasing internal controls incentives and welfare through conservative accounting

Discussant: Prof David Johnstone, The University of Sydney

10:30-11:00

Morning break

11:00-12:30

Prof Jeremy Bertomeu, City University of New York
Efficient disclosure laws

Discussant: Prof Steven Huddart, PennState University

12:30-13:30

Lunch break

13:30-15:00

Prof Edwige Cheynel, Columbia University
When Dye meets Verrecchia: A structural estimation of disclosure theory

Discussant: Dr Guillaume Roger, The University of Wollongong

15:00-15:30

Afternoon break

15:30-17:00

Dr Andrew Jackson, University of New South Wales
Decomposing the market, industry and firm components of profitability: Implications for forecasting

Discussant: Prof Douglas Foster, The University of Sydney


Friday 20 January 2016

08:00-09:00

Arrival - welcoming tea and coffee

09:00-10:30

Prof Steven Huddart, PennState University
Accounting information systems, investor learning, and stock return regularities

Discussant: Prof Mark Tippett, The University of Sydney

10:30-11:00

Morning break

11:00-12:30

Prof Stephen Penman , Columbia University
Accounting-based estimates of the cost of capital: A third way

Discussant: Prof Terry Walter, The University of Sydney

12:30-13:30

Lunch break

13:30-15:00

Prof Martien Lubberink, Victoria University at Wellington
Value relevance of regulatory capital components

Discussant: Prof Stuart McLeay, The University of Sydney

15:00-15:20

Afternoon break

15:20-16:10

Prof David Johnstone, The University of Sydney
Priced Diversifiable Risk and Other Unknown Corollaries of the Capital Asset Pricing Model

16:10-17:00

Mr Zihang Peng, MEAFA PhD student, the University of Sydney
News impact on investor uncertainty: The asymmetric effects of earnings announcements on implied volatility

N.B. The papers will be made available in PDF about a week before the conference.


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