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Cherry Blossom Conference 2014
Department of Accountancy
School of Business
The George Washington University
2201 G Street NW, Duques Hall, Washington DC
April 4th and April 5th, 2014

 

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Friday - April 4, 2014

11:30a.m. - 12:40 p.m. Lunch, Duques Crane Center
12:45 - 1:10 p.m. Opening Mark and Keynote Speech
Vice Dean Jennifer Spencer, Prof. Jerry Zimmerman. Location: Duques 151
1:10 - 2:25 p.m. Paper 1: David Maber
The Use of Broker Votes to Reward Brokerage Firms' and Their Analysts' Research Activities. Location: Duques 151
2:25 - 2:45 p.m. Coffee Break, Duques Crain Center
2:45 - 4:00 p.m.  Paper 2: Yuping Zhao
How Is Audit Quality Affected by Opposing Economic Incentives?
4:00 - 4:20 p.m. Coffee Break, Duques Crain Center
4:20 - 5:35 p.m.  Paper 3: Nemit Shroff
Financial Statement Audits as Costly Signals: Evidence from Corporate Investment Decisions
6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Reception
Kellari Restaurant*
7:15 - 9:30 p.m.  Dinner
Kellari Restaurant*

 

Saturday - April 5, 2014

7:30 - 8:15 a.m. Breakfast, Duques Crane Center
8:15 - 9:30 a.m. Paper 4: Regina Wittenberg Moerman
The Informational Role of the Media in Private Lending
9:30 - 9:50 a.m. Coffee Break
9:50 - 11:05 a.m. Paper 5: Kai Du
Information Aggregation and Multiplicity in Creditor Runs: The Role of Public Disclosure
11:05 - 11:25 a.m. Coffee Break
11:25 - 12:40 a.m. Paper 6: Youli Zou
Blockholder Exit Threats and Financial Reporting Quality
12:40 p.m.  Boxed Lunch, Duques Crane Center

* Kellari Restaurant: 1700 K Street NW, Washington, DC, 20006

Conference Hotel:
Park Hyatt Washington

1201 24th Street NW | Washington, DC, 20037 USA
(202) 789-1234

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