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Miami Accounting Webinar Series

Accounting Research Workshops bring scholars from top research universities, UM faculty, and Ph.D. students to share and discuss their work in accounting and related areas. Workshops are held on Fridays from NOON to 1:00 PM unless otherwise indicated.Please contact one of the webinar organizers for additional information.


April 3, 2020
Shiva Rajgopal, Columbia University
Topic: Do the Socially Responsible Walk the Talk? 
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April 10, 2020
Dhananjay Nanda, University of Miami
Topic: Big Shoes to Fill: CEO Turnover and Past Firm Performance
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April 17, 2020
William Mayew, Duke University
Topic: SEC Disclosure Regulation of State Sponsors of Terrorism and Financial Reporting Oversight
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April 24, 2020
Christian Leuz, Chicago Booth School of Business
Topic: Adoption of CSR and Sustainability Reporting Standards: Economic Analysis and Review
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May 1, 2020
Brian White, University of Texas at Austin
Topic: The justifiability of financial reporting preferences in accounting for intangibles in busness combinations.   
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May 8, 2020
Jennifer Blouin, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Topic: Taxes and Risk-Taking Incentives
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May 15, 2020
Xiumin Martin, Washington University 
Topic: Is Accounting Information Quality Priced in Managerial Labor Market? 
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May 22, 2020
Sugata Roychowdhury, Boston College
Topic: Peer Effects in the Timing and Inflation of Restructuring Charges: Evidence from Economic Recessions
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May 29, 2020
Greg Miller, University of Michigan
Topic: The Effects of Enhanced Disclosure Requirements on Management Guidance Quality
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June 5, 2020
Wayne Guay & Kevin Chen, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 
Topic: Multidimensional Corporate Governance: Board Design, Executive Compensation, and Information Sharing  
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June 12, 2020
Jason Xiao, University of Rochester  
Topic: Private Information Acquisition via Freedom of Information Act Requests
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June 19, 2020 
Phillip Stocken, Dartmouth College
Topic: Credit Ratings and Cheap-talk: An Examination of Moody's 2010 Recalibration
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June 26, 2020
Regina Wittenberg Moerman, USC
Topic: Strategic Syndication: Is Bad News Shared in Loan Syndicates?
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July 3, 2020
Florin Vasvari, London Business School
Topic: Bilateral Political Relationships and Cross-Border Lending
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July 10, 2020
No Seminar (Summer Break)

July 17, 2020
Jordan Schoenfeld, Dartmouth
Title: Non-Financial Audits: Evidence from the Technology Sector (Paper available soon) 
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July 24, 2020
Dan Taylor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

July 31, 2020
Anna Costello, University of Michigan 

Please keep regularly checking this website as we continue to add speakers and update information. We will continue the Miami Accounting Webinar Series on Fridays throughout August and September.

Thanks for your continued support!  


Format and Rules

The seminars are held on Zoom and last 60 minutes:

  • 20 minutes of presentation
  • 40 minutes of audience Q&A

A moderator collects audience questions in chat.

There will be a short discussion after each talk.

Moderators may ask you to unmute yourself to participate in the discussion. Please note that you may be recorded if you activate your audio or video during the seminar.

These details are subject to change. We will probably change the format as we gain more experience in hosting online seminars.


  • Dhananjay Nanda, University of Miami
  • Roman Chychyla, University of Miami
  • Emmanuel de George, University of Miami
  • Miguel Minutti-Meza, University of Miami

Feedback and Suggestions

If you have feedback or suggestions or want to propose a speaker, please email and/or

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