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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 024 765 28228 or accounting dot group at wbs dot ac dot uk

Spring Term 2022/23

Date Presenter Affiliation Title
09/03/23 Ted Christensen University of Georgia TBC
08/03/23 Ian Thomson University of Birmingham TBC


Vera Linke & Jaromir Junne Helmut-Schmidt University TBC
08/02/23 Leonard Seabrooke & Johann Ole Willers Copenhagen Business School TBC

Autumn Term 2022/23

Date Presenter Affiliation Paper Title
30/11/22 Gerald Ward Lancaster University Who is talking about whom? Determinants and Consequences
15/11/22 Eleonore Brouard ESCP On the relationship between quantification and valuation: repairing quantification to select consultants in the public sector
Michele Fabrizi University of Padova Follow the Money when Mafia leaves Home:
Evidence on peers’ performance
02/11/22 Finia Kuhlmann London School of Economics Co-producing User Voices: Making up accounts of experiences of vulnerable service users
01/11/22 (online) Fengzhi Zhu Carlos lll University of Madrid Firms' Disclosure Strategies and Users' Information Acquisition
26/10/22 Yuval Millo WBS Pay for Loyalty: Managerial Entrenchment Dynamics and their contribution to
Corporate Governance Failure
19/10/22 Pauline Wu WBS Matching audit partners with client firms
12/10/22 Qiaoye Yu WBS Are retail investors attracted by green firms?
Evidence from extreme weather events
06/10/22 Dan Segal / Selina Pei WBS / Arison School of Business, Reichman University

Are Investors Aware of Relative Operational Inefficiency?

05/10/22 Mohan Venkatachalam Fuqua School of Business, Duke University What If There Were No Annual Reports? Evidence from the Great Postal Strike of 1970
28/09/22 Luminita Enache Haskayne Business School, University of Calgary Counterpoised Disclosure: Evidence from the Biotechnology Industry
23/09/22 Dirk Black University of Nebraska-Lincoln Investor Commitment to Responsible Investing and Firm ESG Disclosure
14/09/22 Yeqin Zeng Durham University Executive Team and Corporate Misbehavior: Evidence from U.S. Equity Market

Summer Term 2021/22

Date Presenter Affiliation Title
08/07/22 Bharat Sarath Rutgers University

Investor perceptions of Real and Unreal Bargain Purchase Gains: An Examination of Acquisitions in the Financial Services Industry during the 2008 crisis

29/06/22 Xiaoxi Wu Bocconi University Customer-Base Concentration and Financial Reporting Quality: International Evidence
15/06/22 Elena Giovannoni Royal Holloway University of London Travelling to Mars and beyond: time, (in)calculability and performance measurements
01/06/22 Eli Amir Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University Hourly Audit Fees and Corruption Levels: An International Analysis
25/05/22 Waqar Ali INSEAD The effects of ASC 606 on Revenue Recognition