Research seminar series

Each year the Department of Accounting invites some of the brightest minds in the field of accounting to present at our seminar series.

Our research seminars provide an environment in which research ideas are exchanged, discussed and critiqued. It allows our staff and students the opportunity to meet with some of the brightest minds in the field, which makes this series an invaluable learning and networking opportunity.

The seminars cover a wide range of topics, which encompass both pure and applied research. Anyone who is interested in the field of accounting is welcome to attend our research seminar series.

Contact

If you wish to obtain a copy of a paper, or if you have any other enquiries, please email:

Dr Sunyoung Kim
Accounting seminar coordinator
Email: Sunyoung.Kim@monash.edu

DatePresenterTitleVenue
Friday 22 February Professor Isabella Grabner
Vienna University of Economics
Managing the Trade-off between Delegation and Task Interdependence in Creative Teams: The Role of Personnel and Cultural Controls  Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 8 March Professor Walter Schuster 
Stockholm School of Economics
The International Accounting Standards Board's Project
Financial Statement Presentation
Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 15 March Professor Ian Gow
University of Melbourne
Non-answers during conference calls Caulfield, HB.39
Friday 29 March Professor Nam Tran
Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne
Does Loan Financing Matter for M&A Gains? Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 17 May A/Professor Flora Kuang
University of Melbourne
TBA Caulfield, HB.39
Friday 14 June Professor Marc Wouters
University of Amsterdam
TBA Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 28 June A/Professor Khim Kelly
University of Central Florida
TBA Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 12 JulyProfessor Jee-Hae Lim
University of Hawaii 
TBACaulfield, HB.40
Friday 26 July Professor Sven Modell
Manchester University
TBA Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 23 August Dr Roel Boomsma
University of Sydney
TBA Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 6 September Professor Sue Wright
University of Newcastle
TBA Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 18 October A/Professor Vivian Fang
University of Minnesota
TBA Caulfield, HB.40
DatePresenterTitleVenue
Friday 30 November Kumari Ranjeeni
Monash University
Board Gender Diversity, Proprietary Cost and Equity Undervaluation Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 30 November Associate Professor Chan Li
Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh
Component Auditor Usage and Audit Quality Caulfield, HB.40
Tuesday 20 November Ms Xuedan (Wendy) Tao
The University of Hong Kong
The Effect of Mandatory Disclosure of Tax Uncertainty on Investment Efficiency: Evidence from FIN 48* Caulfield, HB.40
Tuesday 20 November Professor Karen Sedatole
Emory University
The effect of supplier industry competition on pay-for-performance incentive intensity Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 9 November Ms Annemarie Conrath-Hargreaves
Monash University
Research interests and working paper presentation Clayton, LTB 204
Friday 9 November Professor Paul Mather
LaTrobe University
The Director Expectation Gap and Hindsight Bias Clayton, LTB 204
Monday 5 November Professor Patrick Hopkins and Professor Leslie Hodder
Indiana University
An Investigation of Auditors’ Judgements when Companies Release Earnings before Audit Completion Caulfield, H9.21
Friday 26 October Professor Sterling Huang
Singapore Management University
Controllability of Risk and the Design of Incentive-Compensation Contracts Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 26 October Assistant Professor Sterling Huang
Singapore Management University
Controllability of Risk and the Design of Incentive-Compensation Contracts HB.40, Caulfield
Friday 19 October Ms Jenny Guan
Monash University
Research interests and working paper presentation Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 19 October Professor Peter Easton
University of Notre Dame
Conservative Accounting and Free Cash Flow Caulfield, HB.40
Tuesday 16 October Ms Laura Caluwe
University of Antwerp, Belgium
How Boards of Directors Can Contribute to Governing Caulfield, H2.37 
Friday 12 October Dr Edward Tello
Monash University
Working paper presentation Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 12 October Professor Huai Zhang
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Styles of regulators: Evidence from the SEC’s comment letters Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 12 October Professor Huai Zhang
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Styles of regulators: Evidence from the SEC’s comment letters HB.40, Caulfield
Friday 5 October A/Professor Prabhu Sivabalan
University of Technology Sydney
Family firms and control system design
a socioemotional wealth perspective
Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 14 September Dr Sukari Farrington and Ms Lu Yang
Monash University
Research interests presentation Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 14 September Professor David Smith
University of Queensland
Moments of Resistance: A subjunctive view of performance and impact texts in non-governmental organisations Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 7 September Dr John Ko
Monash University 
Research interests and working paper presentation Clayton, LTB 204
Friday 7 September Professor Wai Fong Chua
University of Sydney
Capital Investment in Action
A Study of the Construction of the Credibility of a Long-Term Capital Proposal
Clayton, LTB 204
Friday 24 August Dr Sandip Dhole
Monash University
Working paper presentation Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 24 August Professor Jake Rose
Oregon State University/Monash University
Effects of Data Visualisation on Auditors’ and Jurors’ Judgements Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 17 August Professor Eddy Cardinaels
KU Leuven University
How Managers’ on the Job Experience Affects Compensation Design Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 27 July Dr Jin Zhang
Monash University
Research interests and working paper presentation Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 27 July A/Professor George Yang
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Analysts’ Beauty and Their Performance Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 13 July Professor Phil Shane
Monash University/College of William and Mary
Do Financial Analysts Generate Value-Relevant Interpretive Information from Analysis of 10-K Filings? Caulfield, HB.40
Friday 13 July Professor Phil Shane
Monash University
Do Financial Analysts Generate Value-Relevant Interpretive Information from Analysis of 10-K Filings? HB.40, Caulfield
Friday 22 June Professor Jeff Ng
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Effect of Timely Loan Loss Recognition in the Banking System on Firms’ Debt Structure HB.39, Caulfield
Wednesday 20 June Professor Aloke Ghosh
Baruch College, City University of New York
Quasi Rents to Audit Firms from Longer Tenure HB.40, Caulfield
Friday 25 May Professor Timothy Fogarty
Case Western Reserve University, Ohio
Has the New World Order Taught the Big Four to Manage Client Portfolio Risk? Examining Extreme Loss Occurrences before and after Sarbanes Oxley HB.40, Caulfield
Friday 18 May Prof. Hun Tong Tan
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
You Have Been Forewarned! The Effects of Risk Management Disclosures and Disclosure Tone on Investors’ Judgements HB.40, Caulfield
Friday 4 May Dr James Wakefield
University of Technology Sydney
Implications of social media exposure on task per-formance E365, Clayton
Friday 27 April Professor Ken Trotman
University of New South Wales
How Audit Committee Chairs Seek to Overcome Group Information Processing Barriers: A Field Study HB.40, Caulfield
Friday 13 April Professor Efrim Boritz
University of Waterloo, Canada
How Understandable are SOX 404 Auditors’ Reports? HB.40, Caulfield
Friday 23 March Professor Shane Dikolli
Duke University, North Carolina
CEO Behavioral Integrity, Auditor Responses and Firm Outcomes HB.40, Caulfield
Friday 9 March Associate Professor Rencheng Wang
University of Melbourne
Agency Conflicts and Shareholder Litigation: New Evidence from the Value of Tax Avoidance and Derivative Lawsuits HB.40, Caulfield
Friday 23 February Professor Kalle Kraus
Monash University/Stockholm School of Economics
Accounting for violence: Heterogeneous interests, distinctions, and accounting HB.40, Caulfield
Tuesday 13 February Professor Peter Skaerbaek
Copenhagen Business School
The versatile role of accounting in making programs stronger and weaker - The case of military (out-)sourcing strategies HB.40, Caulfield
Friday 9 February Associate Professor Neale O’Connor
Monash University Malaysia
Exploring the Impact of Supplier Scorecard Performance on Customer Order Volume: Evidence from a Smartphone Manufacturing Supply Chain HB.40, Caulfield
Tuesday 6 February Professor Giuseppe Grossi
Kristianstad University, Sweden
The impact of shifting logistics on performance measurement practices in hybrid universities HB.40, Caulfield
DatePresenterTitle
Friday 24 November Professor Neil Marriott
University of Winchester
TBA
Friday 17 November Ms Nicola Beatson
University of Otago
Confidence matters: a study of self-efficacy beliefs in accounting education
Friday 27 October Professor Thomas Ahrens
United Arab Emirates University
Crafting papers out of a qualitative accounting field
Friday 20 October Rachael Lewis
University of Technology Sydney
Cause and effect: How strategic performance measurement systems shape and reflect managers’ causal mental models
Friday 13 October A/Professor David Wang
DePaul University
The Effect of Competitive Actions on the Association between Momentum on Social Media and Offline Car Sales after Automobile Recalls
Friday 15 September Dr Yunyang Zhang
The University of Melbourne
Insider Trading and On-site Analysts Visits: Evidence from China
Friday 8 September Professor Stephen Taylor
University of Technology Sydney
The Quality of Non-GAAP earnings
Friday 1 September Professor Yuval Millo
The University of Warwick
Do Connections with Buy-Side Analysts Inform Sell-Side Analyst Research?
Friday 25 August Professor Phil Shane Sell-side analysts, relational expertise and positional struggles in the field of investment advice.
Friday 18 August Professor Robert Faff
The University of Queensland
90 minute presentation in conjunction with Banking and Finance on Pitching Research
Friday 4 August Dr Gladys Lee
The University of Melbourne
Do Happy Auditors Perform Better Audits? Investigating the Association between Audit Firm Employee Satisfaction and Audit Quality
Friday 30 June Professor Karla Johnstone
University of Wisconsin
Madison
A Natural Field Experiment Examining Audit Subordinates’ Knowledge and a Partner-Led Intervention in Fraud Brainstorming
Tuesday 20 June Professor Jean Bedard
Bentley University
Delivering the “Tough Message”: Moderators of Subordinate Auditors’ Reactions to Feedback
Friday 16 June Professor Kalle Kraus Accounting and Passionate Interests: The Case of a Swedish Football Club
Friday 30 June Professor Karla Johnstone
Wisconsin School of Business
A Natural Field Experiment Examining Audit Subordinates’ Knowledge and a Partner-Led Intervention in Fraud Brainstorming
Tuesday 20 June Professor Jean Bedard
Bentley University
Delivering the “Tough Message”: Moderators of Subordinate Auditors’ Reactions to Feedback
Friday 2 June Professor Thomas Ahrens
United Arab Emirates University
Inside the Big Short (Thomas Ahrens and Kursad Asdemir)
Friday 19 May Associate Professor Maria Dyball
The University of Sydney
Re-examining Auditors' relationships with clients
Friday 7 April (Clayton) Dr Like Jiang
University of Melbourne
Damage control: Earnings management in the face of product harm crises
Friday 24 March Professor Steve Kaplan
Arizona State University
Who really performs the audit? Examining the effects of supplemental voluntary disclosure of the use of other auditors on investors
Friday 17 March Dr Andrew Jackson
UNSW
Decomposing the Market, Industry, and Firm Components of Profitability: Implications for Forecasting.
Friday 10 March Professor Efrim Boritz
University of Waterloo
Are External Auditors Concerned about Cyber Incidents? Evidence from Audit Fees
Friday 17 February Professor Mohan Venkatachalam
The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
"Casting" a doubt: Informational role of analyst participation during earnings conference calls

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