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Purdue Accounting Theory Conference

2015 Purdue Accounting Theory Conference


The Accounting Faculty is pleased to host the first annual Purdue Accounting Theory Conference to be held on May 29 and 30, 2015.  Papers will be available to download approximately two weeks before the start of the conference.

Hotel Accommodations for invited participants (please mention that you are attending the Purdue Accounting Theory Conference for conference rates)

A map of the key locations is available here.

Conference Schedule:

Friday, May 29, 2015

11:45 am - 12:50 pm    Lunch (Rawls Hall 3rd floor atrium)

12:50 pm - 1:00 pm      Welcoming remarks by Dean David Hummels (Rawls Hall 3082)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm         Ilan Guttman (New York University) (Rawls Hall 3082)

                                                         Strategic Timing of IPO and Disclosure - a Dynamic Model of Multiple Firms

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm         Break

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm         Jeremy Bertomeu (Baruch College - CUNY)

                                                          How Often Do Managers Withhold Information?

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm         Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm         Volker Laux (University of Texas, Austin)

                                                         On the Interdependence of Supporting, Monitoring and Assessing Agents

6:00 pm                            Reception and dinner (Stewart Center 306)

Saturday, May 30, 2015

8:30 am - 9:30 am          Breakfast (Rawls Hall 3rd floor atrium)

9:30 am - 10:30 am          Mirko Heinle (University of Pennsylvania) (Rawls Hall 3082)

                                                                 A Theory of Risk Disclosure

10:30 am - 11:00 am      Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm     Gaoqing Zhang (University of Minnesota)

                                                              Public Disclosure, Liquidity Risk and the Parallel Banking System

12:00 pm                            Box lunch

The Accounting Group wishes to express its appreciation to BKD for supporting the group's research mission and for specifically supporting this conference.

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