JATC 2014

The fourth year of the JATC was in Atlanta, GA, August 3rd 2014 and sponsored by the J. Mack Robinson College of Business.




Conference Program 2014

8:00   - 8:25                Breakfast

8:25   - 8:30                Introduction by D. Stevens, Georgia State University

8:30   - 9:30                Asymmetric reporting
                                  Dan Taylor, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

9:30   - 10:30              Reporting Discretion, Market Discipline, and Panic-based Runs
                                  Xu Jiang, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

10:30 - 11:00               Break/coffee

11:00 - 12:00              Information Quality, Debt Contracting, and Endogenous Project Outcome 
                                 Xiaoyan Wen, School of Business, University of Illinois at Chicago


12:00 - 13:00               Lunch


13:00 - 14:00              Conservative accounting, agent’s participation andstewardship value
                                         Francois Larmande, School of Business, EM-Lyon

14:00 - 15:00              A Theory of Prominent Disclosure
                                 Jack Stecher, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

15:00 - 15:30               Break/coffee

15:30 - 16:30              Shareholder Empowerment and Board of Directors Effectiveness
                                 George Drymiotes, Neeley School of Business,Texas Christian University



Registered participants


HebaAbdel RahimGeorgia State University
ChrisArmstrongUniversity of Pennsylvania
SanjayBanerjeeUniversity of Alberta
JeremyBertomeuBaruch College
AndrewBirdCarnegie MellonUniversity
JudsonCaskeyUniversity of Texas
HuiChenUniversity of Colorado, Boulder
CarlosCoronaCarnegie Mellon University
MingDengBaruch College
MichaelEbertUniversity of Mannheim
QintaoFanUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
GeorgiosFarfarasConcordia University
BenediktFrankeUniversity of Mannheim
HenryFriedmanUCLA
PingyangGaoUniversity of Chicago
MirkoHeinleUniversity of Pennsylvania
XuJiangDuke University
PrasartJongjaroenkamolThe University of Texas at Austin
WeiLiUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
HaijinLinUniversity of Houston
Guoyu (Michael)LinCarnegie Mellon University
RadhikaLunawatUC Irvine
BeatriceMichaeliUCLA
LinNanPurdue University
MehmetOzbilginBaruch College
PaoloPetacchiSuffolk University
KorokRayGeorge Washington University
NaomiRothenbergUniversity of Alberta
ThomasRuchtiCarnegie Mellon University
JackStecherCarnegie Mellon University
DouglasStevensGeorgia State University
DanTaylorUniversity of Pennsylvania
JoyceTianUniversity of Waterloo
XiaoyanWenUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
HaoXueNew York University
JasonXueBaruch College
Dae-HeeYoonYonsei University
GaoqingZhangUniversity of Minnesota
YunZhangGeorge Washington University
RanZhaoChapman University