JATC 2016

The sixth year of the JATC was in New York, NY, August 7th 2016 and sponsored by the NYU Stern and Baruch College.

Location: NYU Stern, 44 West 4th Street

7:45 - 8:15 : Breakfast

8:15 - 9:00 : Keynote Speech: Assumptions and Perspectives of Accounting Standard Setters and Accounting Researchers

by Katherine Schipper, Thomas F. Keller Professor of Business Administration, Duke University

FASB Board Member 2001-2006

Morning sessions: New frameworks for accounting regulation

9:00 - 10:00 : A Model of Aggregate Reporting Quality

by Paolo Petacchi (Georgetown)

Short Break

10:30 - 11:30 : Optimal Reporting Systems with Investor Information Acquisition

by Zeqiong Huang (Yale)

11:30 - 12:30 : Lobbies, lobbying, and securities regulation

by Henry Friedman (UCLA)

Lunch, served on site

Afternoon sessions: Applied theoretical analysis of accounting regulation

2:00 - 3:00 : The Real Effect of Financial Reporting: A Quantitative Assessment

by Pierre Liang (Carnegie Mellon)

discussion by Adam Copeland (NYC Fed)

3:00 - 4:00 : What's in a Name? Reputation and Monitoring in the Audit Market

by Somdutta Basu (EconOne Research)

discussion by Douglas Carmichael (Baruch College)

Short Break

4:30 - 5:30 : Managerial Myopia, Measurement Rules and Investment Efficiency

by Gaojing Zhang (Minnesota)

The organizers (J. Bertomeu, A. Beyer, J. Caskey, C. Corona, P. Gao, X. Meng)

List of participants