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Purdue Accounting Theory Conference 2016

2016 Purdue Accounting Theory Conference


The Accounting Faculty is pleased to host the second annual Purdue Accounting Theory Conference to be held on June 3 and 4, 2016.  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 is available here.

Conference Schedule (tentative):

Friday, June 3, 2016

11:45 am - 12:50 pm     Lunch (Rawls Hall 3rd floor atrium)

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

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm        Jon Glover (Columbia University) (Rawls Hall 3082)

                                                       Team Incentives with Non-Verifiable Performance Measures:

                                                       A Multi-Period Foundation for Bonus Pools

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm         Break

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm         Xiaojing Meng (New York University) (Rawls Hall 3082)

                                                       Board Involvement, Director Expertise and Executive Incentives

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm         Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm         Henry Friedman (UCLA) (Rawls Hall 3082)

                                                       Influence Activities, Coalitions and Uniform Policies

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

Saturday, June 4, 2016

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

9:30 am - 10:30 am        Eva Labro (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) (Rawls Hall 3082)

                                                       Management by the Numbers: A Formal Approach to Deriving

                                                       Informational and Distributional Properties of "Un-managed" Earnings

10:30 am - 11:00 am      Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm      Pingyang Gao (University of Chicago) (Rawls Hall 3082)

                                                        Accounting Manipulation, Peer Pressure, and Internal Control

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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