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Purdue Accounting Theory Conference

2018 Purdue Accounting Theory Conference


The Accounting Faculty is pleased to host the fourth annual Purdue Accounting Theory Conference to be held on May 18 and 19, 2018.  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 on campus is available here, and a map including the hotel is available here.

Conference Schedule (tentative):

Friday, May 18, 2018

11:45 am - 12:50 pm     Lunch (Rawls Hall 2nd floor atrium)

12:50 pm - 1:00 pm      Welcoming remarks (Rawls Hall 3082)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm        Sri Sridharan (Northwestern) (Rawls Hall 3082)

                                     The Economic Consequences of the Choice of Sequencing of Accounting and Real Earnings Management

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm         Break

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm         Hao Xue (NYU) (Rawls Hall 3082)

                                                       Word of Mouth, Noise-Driven Volatility, and Public Disclosure

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm         Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm         Xu Jiang (Duke) (Rawls Hall 3082)

                                                        The Economic Consequences of Discrete Recognition and Continuous Measurement

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

Saturday, May 19, 2018

8:30 am - 9:30 am          Breakfast (Rawls Hall, 2nd floor atrium)

9:30 am - 10:30 am        Chandra Kanodia (University of Minnesota) (Rawls Hall 3082)

                                                         To Recognize or Not Recognize Assets when Future Benefits are Uncertain

 10:30 am - 11:00 am      Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm      Rahul Menon (Purdue University) (Rawls Hall 3082)

                                                         Activist Short-Termism vs. Managerial Myopia: Effect on Investment and Disclosure

12:00 pm                        Box lunch (Rawls Hall, 2nd 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: (2017), (2016), (2015)