Journal of Accounting Research

Schedule

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Ritz Carlton Hotel, 160 E. Pearson Street

5:30–6:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Friday, May 12, 2017
Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza, Room 100

7:45–8:25 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:25–8:40 a.m.

Conference Introduction

Presenter: Christian Leuz, Chicago Booth

8:40–9 a.m.

Current State of Registered Reports in the Literature

Presenter: Chris Chambers, Cardiff University

9–10 a.m.

Bridging the Gap: Evidence from Externally Hired CEOs

Authors: Yonca Ertimur, University of Colorado, Boulder; Caleb Rawson, University of Colorado, Boulder; Jonathan L. Rogers,* University of Colorado, Boulder; and Sarah L.C. Zechman, University of Colorado, Boulder
Moderator: Christian Leuz, Chicago Booth

10 –10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30–10:40 a.m.

2017 Referee of the Year Award Announcement

Presenter: Philip G. Berger, Chicago Booth

10:40–11 a.m.

Thoughts from a Statistician on Registered Reports

Presenter: Andrew Gelman, Columbia University

11 a.m.–Noon

EFFECTS OF AN INFORMATION SHARING SYSTEM ON EMPLOYEE CREATIVITY, ENGAGEMENT, AND PERFORMANCE

Authors: Shelley Xin Li, University of Southern California; and Tatiana Sandino,* Harvard Business School
Moderator: Douglas J. Skinner, Chicago Booth

Noon–1:30 p.m.

Lunch, Executive Dining Room, 6th Floor

1:30–2:30 p.m.

Disclosure "Scriptability"

Authors: Kristian D. Allee, University of Arkansas; Matthew D. DeAngelis,* Georgia State University; and James R. Moon Jr, Georgia State University
Moderator: Christian Leuz, Chicago Booth

2:30–3 p.m.

Break

3–4 p.m.

Investor Behavior and the Benefits of Dispersed Stock Ownership

Authors: Darren Bernard, London Business School; Nicole L. Cade,* University of Pittsburgh; and Frank Hodge, University of Washington
Moderator: Robert Bloomfield, Cornell University

4–4:15 p.m.

Break

4:15–5:15 p.m.

Performance Effects of Setting a High Reference Point for Peer–Performance Comparison

Authors: Henry Eyring,* Harvard Business School; and V.G. Narayanan, Harvard Business School
Moderator: Douglas J. Skinner, Chicago Booth

Spiaggia, 980 N. Michigan Avenue

6:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

7:30 p.m.

Dinner

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Gleacher Center, 450 N. Cityfront Plaza, Room 100

8–8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30–9:30 a.m.

The Impact of Consulting Services on Audit Quality: An Experimental Approach

Authors: Zach Kowaleski, University of Wisconsin; Brian W. Mayhew,* University of Wisconsin; and Amy C. Tegeler, University of Wisconsin
Moderator: Philip G. Berger, Chicago Booth

9:30–10 a.m.

Break

10–11 a.m.

Corporate Scandals and Regulation

Authors: Luzi Hail, University of Pennsylvania; Ahmed Tahoun, London Business School; and Clare Wang,* Northwestern University
Moderator: Robert Bloomfield, Cornell University

11–11:30 a.m.

Break

11:30a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Lessons Learned and Thoughts on the Future of REP

12:30 p.m.

Conference Ends

*Presenter