2018 Review of Accounting Studies Conference

1 Notre Dame Stadium

 

Conference Details

The 2018 RAST Conference will take place in the University of Notre Dame's recently opened stadium complex. 
The Conference will begin at noon on Friday, November 2, and will conclude with a dinner on Saturday, November 3. 

 

 

Conference Agenda

 

 

Friday 
November 2
2018

Sessions to be held in Stadium Complex
Downes Club Ballroom
(Door 4, East Side of Stadium)

Noon - 1:00 pm

Lunch
8th floor, Downes Club

1:00 - 1:15 pm

Opening Remarks
Martijn Cremers
Dean, Mendoza College of Business

Introduction
Peter Easton, Director, Center for Accounting Research and Education
Paul Fischer, Managing Editor, Review of Accounting Studies

1:15 -2:30 pm


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: Tim Loughran, University of Notre Dame
Moderator: Jessie Watkins, University of Notre Dame

2:30 - 3:00 pm

Break

3:00 - 4:15 pm


Securities Regulation and Household Equity Ownership: Evidence from National Accounts
– Hans Christensen (Chicago), Mark Maffett (Chicago), Lauren Vollon (Chicago)
– Discussant: Suresh Nallareddy, Duke University

Moderator: John Donovan, University of Notre Dame

4:15 - 5:30 pm

Stadium Tour

5:30 - 6:30 pm

Reception
8th Floor Downes Club

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Dinner
Downes Club Ballroom

 

 

Saturday 
November 3
2018

Sessions to be held in Stadium Complex 
Danke Ballroom
(Door 14, West Side of Stadium)

8:00 - 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast in Danke Ballroom

8:30 - 9:45 am


Automatic Summaries of Earnings Releases: Attributes and Effects on Investors' Judgements
– Eddy Cardinaels (Tilburg), Stephan Hollander (Tilburg), and Brian J. White (Texas)
– Discussant: Ed deHaan, University of Washington

Moderator: Erik Beardsley, University of Notre Dame

9:45 - 10:15 am

Break

10:15 - 11:30 am


Skin in the Game: Personal 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 Tech)
Discussant: Michael Drake, Brigham Young University
Moderator: Zach Kowaleski, University of Notre Dame

11:30 - 1:00 pm

Lunch
Foley's
Stadium Complex, Door 10

1:00 - 2:15 pm


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: Andrew Imdieke, University of Notre Dame

Moderator: Seanna Asper, University of Notre Dame CARE Research Scholar (Alabama)

2:15 - 2:45 pm

Break

2:45 - 4:00 pm

 

Intra-industry Information Transfers: Evidence from Changes in Implied Volatilities around Earnings Announcements
– Rebecca Hann (Maryland), Heedong Kim (Baruch College), and Yue Zheng (HKUST)
– Discussant: Eric Weisbrod, University of Miami

Moderator: Marcel Tuijn, University of Notre Dame CARE Research Scholar (Erasmus)

4:00 - 6:00 pm Reception
Foley's
Stadium Complex, Door 10 
5:00 pm Mass
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
6:00 - 8:30 pm Dinner
Foley's
Stadium Complex, Door 10 

 

 

 

Please note: hard copies will not be available at the conference

A list of Attendees will be available at a later date


Area Hotels - PLEASE NOTE: The Morris Inn, Fairfield Inn, Embassy Suites, Ivy Court, and Hilton Garden Inn are fully booked. If you plan to walk to the conference try the Inn at St. Mary's on St. Rd. 933 (25 min walk).

University Map

Stadium Parking Map and Entry Doors  

Visitors' Parking Rates:

  • 1st hour free
  • 2nd hour $1
  • 3rd hour $2
  • 4th hour $3
  • 5th hour and beyond $8

 

 

This conference is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors


 

Cambridge Business Publishers

 

 

Morgan Stanley Test

 

 

 

Mendoza Mark Blue M