AES Summer School 2022

Welcome to the 2022 AES summer school main page. Please find in this page a registration link and a tentative schedule. Additional documents will be shared directly on this page so please bookmark for future reference.

Each year, the AES sponsors a summer school open to students and faculty. The summer school is intended to develop intellectual curiosity in topics of current interests as well as offer introductions to methods and questions. Please do not hesitate to submit comments or requests to

Logistics and Link

For any question, please email Cathi at or any of the organizers. The sessions will be run on Zoom at the permanent link sent to your registration email and a Dropbox folder will be shared with all participants for additional documents. This year's speakers at the summer school include Jeremy Bertomeu (Washington University), Jonathan Bonham (Chicago), Matthias Breuer (Columbia), Mirko Heinle (Wharton), Ivan Marinovic (Stanford), Charles McClure (Chicago), David Windisch (Amsterdam), and Anastasia Zakolyukina (Chicago).

To attend, you will need the password included in your registration email.


Please complete the following survey if you are interested in attending. Please note that the school has a limited number of seats to allow for more interaction and will be generally offered on a first-come first-serve basis. The summer school is open to both students and faculty. Please note that that you will be required to be an AES member ($20 for students and $100 for faculty) and there is a deposit of $100 which is fully refunded if you attend all sessions with camera. You will receive a response no later than July 19th with a link to complete the registration.

Link to Registration Survey

Final Program

2022 AES Summer School 8/8 - 8/12
All times in PST

Monday August 8th

9am - 9:05: Opening Words and Welcome, Jeremy Bertomeu

9:05 – 11:15am: Economics of Reporting with Applications to Greenwashing, Mirko Heinle

Tuesday August 9th

9am – 11:15am: Accounting in a World of Optimal Contracts, Jonathan Bonham

Wednesday August 10th

9am– 11:15 am: A Primer in Structural Estimation, Ivan Marinovic and Jeremy Bertomeu

Thursday August 11th

9am – 11:15am : The Neo-Classical Investment Model and its Implications for Accounting, Matthias Breuer and David Windisch

Friday August 12th

9am – 11:15am : Closing the GA(A)P: from Reporting Theory to Estimation, Charles McClure and Anastasia Zakolyukina

11:15 – 11:20am: ` Closing Remarks