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Events and Seminars

We hold seminars throughout the academic year. If you wish to present a paper to the group or if you would like further information on the seminars please contact us on 02476 528228 or accounting dot group at wbs dot ac dot uk

Summer Term 2020/21

Date Presenter Affiliation Title
28/04/21
Online
Ana Marques Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia The Role of Foreign Institutional Investors in Sustainability Assurance
05/05/21
Online
Sara Closs Davies Bangor Business School, Bangor University The role of accounting in (re)creating social inequality from the bottom up: An empirical study of how claimants manage their everyday tax credits obligations
19/05/21
Online
Amanze Ejiogu Research in Accounting, Society and Accountability Unit, School of Business, University of Leicester Performance Measurement and Management Regimes in service of hybridization and dehybridization: Case of Housing Associations in England
02/06/21
Online
Diogenis Baboukardos Essex Business School, University of Essex Fighting climate change: Transforming firms through
reporting
09/06/21
Online
Nadia Matringe London School of Economics Blockchain seen from the past: How automatisation affects the self-formation of transactors

Spring Term 2020/21

Date Presenter Affiliation Title
13/01/21
Online
John Millar
and
Chris Carter
Durham University Business School
&
University of Edinburgh Business School
The gilded path: Capital, habitus and illusio in the Edinburgh fund management field

17/02/21
Online

Nan Jiang Barcelona School of Economics, Pompeu Fabra University

Performace Apprisaial on Employee Future Potential

03/03/21
Online

Cristina Grande Herrera CASS Business School, City, University of London

Race to board independence: Firm compliance in reaction to regulation

10/03/21
Online

Joachim Gassen School of Business and Economics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Outliners and Robust Inference in Archival Accounting Research

17/03/21
Online

Laurence van Lent Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Accounting Measurement Intensity

Autumn Term 2020/21

Date Presenter Affiliation Title
27/10/20
Online
Yves Gendron Laval University, Quebec Competing for Narrative Authority in Capital Markets: Financial Analysts vs. Activist Short Sellers
04/11/20
Online
Igor Goncharov Lancaster University Management School How do social planners design accounting standards? Evidence from central banks’ accounting choices

18/11/20
Online

Anette Mikes Saïd Business School, University of Oxford Arcs of engagement: Director involvement and the birth of new control processes

02/12/20
Online

Wenjiao Cao Erasmus University Rotterdam

Are CEO political contributions hedges against SEC Enforcement?

Summer Term 2019/20

Date Presenter Affiliation Title
06/05/20
Online
Chris Chapman University of Bristol Gamification as a control strategy

13/05/20
Online

Hilary Lindsay ICAEW Past President Learning frameworks for the future

22/07/20
Online

Jay Jung CASS Business School Is Your Surname Remunerative? Surname Favorability and CEO Compensation

23/09/20
Online

Gaizka Ormazábal IESE Business School, University of Navarra Switching From Incurred to Expected Loan Loss Provisioning: Early Evidence

Spring Term 2019/20

Date Presenter Affiliation Title
15/01/20 Tong Li WBS The Mutualistic Relationship between Formal Finance and Informal Finance and Invisible Credit Layering: The Case Of China’s Commercial Paper Market
29/01/20 Xing Huan WBS Let’s talk about the weather: climate risk and bank earnings management
05/02/20 Ganesh Viswanath-Natraj WBS What Keeps Stable Coins Stable?
19/2/20 Dhanya Krishna Kumar WBS Detecting Academic Fraud Using Benford Law: The Case of Professor James Hunton.
26/2/20 David Veenman University of Amsterdam Crowdsourced Earnings Expectations and the Salience of Sell-Side Forecast Bias
04/03/20 Annette Quayle QUT Business School, Queensland University of Technology Public interest disclosures, whistleblowers and accounting for publicness: a review and call for new directions

Autumn Term 2019/20

Date

Presenter

Affiliation

Title

2/10/19

Nadia Matringe

London School of Economics

Accounting and the Making of Financial Markets InThe Early Modern Age.

16/10/19

Dan Segal

WBS / Arison School of Business, IDC Herzliya

Filing Speed, Information Leakage, and Price Formation.

30/10/19

Mohamed Janahi

WBS

Does ethnic diversity of the board affect the timeliness of loan loss provision reporting in banks?

13/11/19

Savvas Papadopoulos

University of Gothenburg

Are audit partners shaped by their daughters?: Female socialization and audit quality.

27/11/19

Pawel Bilinski

CASS

Does Regulatory Monitoring Improve M&A Outcomes?

4/12/19

Ruowen Xu

WBS

Data Science work at scale - social credit scoring in China.

Summer Term 2018/19

Date Presenter Affiliation Title
5.6.19 Larkshmanan Shivakumar London Business School Analysts’ estimates of the cost of equity capital*
17.6.19 Cynthia Hardy University of Melbourne Organizations, Risk Translation and the Ecology of Risks: The Discursive Construction of a Novel Risk

Spring Term 2018/19

Autumn Term 2018/19

Spring Term 2017/18