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Analytical Research in Accounting Conference

March 22nd and 23rd

This year's conference is hosted by Professor Volker Laux.

Sponsored by:

  • The C. Aubrey Smith Center for Auditing Education and Research
  • The Ernst & Young Accounting Excellence Fund

All events will be held at The University of Texas’ AT&T Executive Education Conference Center located at 1900 University Avenue in Austin, Texas. Find driving directions here.

Please note: This conference is by invitation only.

March 22nd 2012
Time Event
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Dinner

March 23rd 2012
Time Event
8:00 a.m. - 8: 40 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:40 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Introductory Remarks - Paul Newman, Associate Dean, McCombs School of Business
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Anil Arya - Ohio State University
"Disclosure in the Presence of Dual Distribution Channels" (paper)
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Tim Baldenius - New York University
"Intrafirm Trade, Pay-Performance Sensitivity and Organizational Structure"  (paper)
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Thomas Hemmer Rice University
"Optimal 'Pay-Performance-Sensitivity' in the presence of Exogenous Risk"  (paper)
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Robert Verrecchia - University of Pennsylvania
"Voluntary Disclosure and the Cost of Capital" (paper)
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 pm Closing Remarks
3:35 p.m. Conference Adjourns

We are happy to welcome our distinguished speakers and guests and look forward to engaging with you all.