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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 at 12:00pm unless otherwise indicated.Please contact one of the webinar organizers for additional information.


January 29, 2021 (12pm - 1:30pm EST)
Alex Edmans, London Business School 
Title: “Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit” 
Alex will present ideas from his new book "Grow the Pie" and then we will have an open Q&A.
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Please keep checking the website as we update Spring schedule. We will continue the Miami Accounting Webinar Series on select Fridays throughout.  

Thanks for your continued support!  

Previous webinars (Summer and Fall 2020):

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 business 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
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July 24, 2020 
Dan Taylor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Title: The Economics of Misreporting and the Role of Public Scrutiny
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July 31, 2020
Anna Costello, University of Michigan 
Title: Discrimination in the Payments Chain (paper not available)

August 7, 2020 (Covid related papers - 30 mins each)
Paper #1: Implied Equity Duration: A Measure of Pandemic Shutdown Risk (Richard Sloan and Patricia Dechow, USC)
Paper #2: The effect of workplace attendance on non-work mobility during the COVID-19 pandemic (Greg Miller and Jim Omartian, Michigan)
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August 21, 2020
John Graham (Duke University) &  Oliver Binz (INSEAD)
Title: The Information Content of Corporate Earnings: Evidence from the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
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September 4 , 2020
Teri Yohn, Emory University 
Title: Institutional Investor Preferences, Analyst Information Production, and the Informativeness of Prices 
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September 25 , 2020
Ayung Tseng, Indiana University  
Title: Did Earnings Lose their Relevance?  

October 9, 2020  (12pm - 1:20pm EST)
Panel on Audit Partner Research  
Speakers: Clive Lennox, Jeff Pittman, Sarah Stein, Quinn Swanquist   
Video Link: TBD

External event: October 14, 2020, 1pm BST (8am EST) 
PD Leake Lecture "The art of conversation: the extended audit report"   
Prof. Miguel Minutti-Mezza (U Miami) will be delivering the annual PD Leake Lecture to the ICAEW on the efficacy of recent changes to audit reports.    
Video Link: Please click here to view the recorded lecture

November 13, 2020 (12pm - 1:20pm EST)
Panel on Executive Compensation during COVID-19  
Speakers: Kevin Murphy (USC), Joshua Bright (Pay Governance), Gabriel Hasson (BlackRock), David Kokell (ISS)    
*** Chatham House rules apply and this webinar was not be recorded. ***

Format and Rules

The seminars are held on Zoom and last 60 minutes:

  • 25-30 minutes of presentation
  • 30-35 minutes of audience Q&A

A moderator collects audience questions in chat.

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 depending on speaker preferences and nature of the research presented. 


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

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