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Purdue Accounting Theory Conference

2017 Purdue Accounting Theory Conference


The Accounting Faculty is pleased to host the third annual Purdue Accounting Theory Conference to be held on May 19 and 20, 2017.  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 (tentative):

Friday, May 19, 2017

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

12:50 pm - 1:00 pm      Welcoming remarks (Rawls Hall 3058)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm        Tim Baldenius (NYU) (Rawls Hall 3058)

                                                       Biased Boards

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm         Break

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm         Yun Zhang (George Washington University) (Rawls Hall 3058)

                                                       Communication with Endogenous Investor Attention

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm         Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm         Beatrice Michaeli (UCLA) (Rawls Hall 3058)

                                                       Integration of Business Units and Investment Authority

6:00 pm                         Reception and dinner (West Faculty Lounge, Purdue Memorial Union)

Saturday, May 20, 2017

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

9:30 am - 10:30 am        Thomas Hemmer (Rice University) (Rawls Hall 3058)

                                                       Aggregation and Convexity in the Provision of Dynamic Incentives

                                                       Income Smoothing as Rational Equilibrium Behavior? A Second Look

 10:30 am - 11:00 am      Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm      Edwidge Cheynel (Columbia) (Rawls Hall 3058)

                                                       Estimating the Marginal Cost of Manipulation

12:00 pm                        Box lunch (Rawls Hall, 3rd floor atrium)

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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Past Conferences: (2016), (2015)