2018 Review of Accounting Studies Conference

1 Notre Dame Stadium


Conference Details

The 2018 RAST Conference will take place Friday and Saturday, November 2-3, in the recently opened stadium complex.


The six conference papers that will be presented are as follows:



  • The Effect of Enforcement Transparency: Evidence from SEC Comment-Letter Reviews
    – Miguel Duro (IESE), Jonas Heese (Harvard), and Gaizka Ormazabal (IESE and C.E.P.R.)
    – Discussant: TBA


  • Securities Regulation and Household Equity Ownership: Evidence from National Accounts
    – Hans Christensen (Chicago), Mark Maffett (Chicago), Lauren Vollon (Chicago)
    – Discussant: TBA


  • Automatic Summaries of Earnings Releases: Attributes and Effects on Investors’ Judgments
    – Eddy Cardinaels (Tilburg), Stephan Hollander (Tilburg), and Brian J. White (Texas)
    – Discussant: TBA

  • Skin in the Game: Personal Stock Holdings and Investors' Response to Stock Analysis on Social Media 
    – John L. Campbell (Georgia), Matthew D. De Angelis (Georgia State), and James R. Moon Jr. (Georgia State)
    Discussant: TBA


  • The Hidden Risk of Auditor Industry Specialization: Evidence from the Financial Crisis
    – Cory Cassell (Arkansas), Emily Hunt (Arkansas), Gans Narayanamoorthy  (Tulane), and Stephen Rowe (Arkansas)
    – Discussant: TBA


  • Intra-industry Information Transfers: Evidence from Changes in Implied Volatilities around Earnings Announcements
    – Rebecca Hann (Maryland), Heedong Kim (Maryland), and Yue Zheng (HKUST)
    – Discussant: TBA


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The Review of Accounting Studies Conference is by invitation only. If you have not received an invitation and would like to attend, please contact Lorie Marsh at lmarsh1@nd.edu


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