2014-2015 Schedule


University of Notre Dame
Accountancy Research Workshop Series

Jeff Burks, Committee Chair
Committee: Jeremy Griffin, F. Asís Martínez-Jerez, Stephannie Larocque, Jennifer Sustersic

Date Name / Institution Itinerary Time & Location Paper for Download
August 22 No Workshop      
August 29 No Workshop      
September 5 Stephannie Larocque
University of Notre Dame

10:00-11:30 am
McOB 121
Analyst's Effective Tax Rate and Pre-Tax Earnings Forecasts: New Direct Evidence
Note: Paper only available via email
September 11 2014 Notre Dame Accounting Research Conference Opening Dinner   Hesburgh/Joyce Dining Room, Sorin's
6:30-9:30 pm
Dinner Keynote Speaker:
William H Beaver, Joan E. Horngren Professor of Accounting, Stanford University
September 12 2014 Notre Dame Accounting Research Conference

Mary Barth, Stanford University
Rachel Hayes, University of Utah
Kathryn Kadous, Emory University
Russell Lundholm, University of British Columbia


8 am to 4 pm
MCoB 122

~Performance-Contingent Awards and Earnings Management, Rachel Hayes

~Who Likes Quebec? Identifying the Linguistic Origins of an International Investor Home Bias, Russell Lundholm

~Auditor Mindsets and Audits of Complex Estimates, Kathryn Kadous

~The JOBS Act and Information Unvertainty in IPO FirmsMary Barth
September 19 Michael Drake, Brigham Young University
Host: Jennifer Stevens
  1:30-3:00 pm
MCoB 121
The Internet as an Information Intermediary
September 26 Beverly Walther, Northwestern University
Host: Stephannie Larocque
  1:30-3:00 pm
MCoB 121
From K Street to Wall Street: Politically Connected Analysts and Stock Recommendations
October 8 Jeff Burks
University of Notre Dame
  9:30-11:00 am
The Materiality of Accounting Errors:
Manager Judgments and Researcher Proxies

PLEASE NOTE: paper available only via email
October 10 No Workshop      
October 17 Steve Kachelmeier, University of Texas Austin
Host: Jeremy Griffin
  1:30-3:00 pm
MCoB 121

The Disclaimer Effect of Disclosing Critical Audit Matters in the Auditor's Report

October 24 No Workshop      
November 7 No Workshop      
November 14 No Workshop      
November 21 No Workshop      
November 28 No Workshop      
December 5 No Workshop      
December 12 Frank Ecker, Duke University
Host: Stephannie Larocque
  1:30-3:00 pm
MCoB 121
Non-Random Sampling and Association Tests on Realized Returns and Risk Proxies
December 19

No Workshop

December 26

No Workshop

January 2 No Workshop      
January 9 No Workshop      
January 16 No Workshop - FARS      
January 23 Reserved - Recruiting      
January 30 Reserved - Recruiting      
February 6 Reserved - Recruiting      
February 13 Reserved - Recruiting      
February 18 Reserved - Recruiting      
February 20 Reserved - Recruiting      
February 27 Reserved - Recruiting      
March 6        
March 13 No Workshop      
March 20        
March 27        
April 3 No Workshop      
April 10        
April 17        
April 24        
May 1        
May 8 No Workshop      
May 15        
May 22