University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Research Colloquium

Accounting Colloquium 


2017 Presentations

Jan. 23, 2017

Jonathan Shipman, University of Arkansas

"Auditor Cash Flow Risk Exposure and the Pricing of Audit Services" co-authors:  Douglas Ayres, Jason Stanfield


Feb.3, 2017

Mike Drake, Brigham Young University

"Analyst Forecast Bundling" co-authors:  Joseph Pacelli, Brady Twedt


Feb. 24, 2017

John L. Campbell, University of Georgia

"Do Investors Adjust for Balance Sheet Risk that Should Be "Off Balance Sheet"? Evidence from Cash Flow Hedges"

co-authors: Jenna D'Adduzio, Jimmy F. Downes, Steven Utke


Mar. 3, 2017

Elaine G. Mauldin, University of Missouri

"CFOs as Outside Directors: Do CFOs' Home Firms Benefit?" co-author: Sarfraz A. Khan


April 12, 2017

Dirk E. Black, Dartmouth College

"Executive Compensation Contracting and Non-GAAP Earnings Disclosures" co-authors: Ervin L. Black, Theodore E. Christensen, Kurt H. Gee


April 21, 2017

Brad Badertscher, University of Notre Dame

"The Comparative Cost and Effectiveness of Independent Assurance Services: Evidence from U.S. Private Companies"

co-authors: Jaewoo Kim, William Kinney, Edward Owens


April 28, 2017

Josh Hunt, University of Arkansas




2016 Presentations

Feb. 5, 2016

Richard A. Price, III, Utah State University

"What motivates buy-side analysts to share recommendations online?" co-authors: Steven Crawford, Wesley Gray,

        Brian Johnson


Feb. 12, 2016

Ryan Wilson, University of Oregon

"Managerial Ownership and Tax Avoidance" co-authors: Jaewoo Kim, Phillip Quinn


Feb. 15, 2016

Ciao-Wei Chen, University of Washington

"The Disciplinary Role of Financial Statements: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions of Privately Held Targets" 


Feb. 19, 2016

Nate Sharp, Texas A&M University

"Buy-Side Analysts' Participation on Public Earnings Conference Calls" co-authors: Andrew C. Call, Thomas D. Shohfi


April 1, 2016

Sarah McVay, University of Washington

"Causes and Consequences of Elective Exemptions from Internal Control over Financial Reporting Assessments"

        co-authors: Todd Kravet, David Weber


Aug. 26, 2016

Stephen P. Rowe, University of Arkansas

"Audit Quality and Restatement Rates" co-author: Padmakumar Sivadasan


Sept. 9, 2016

Adam Booker, University of Arkansas

"Bulls and Bears: Investor Disagreement and Trading Volume Following Earnings Announcements" co-authors: Asher Curtis, Vernon J. Richardson


Sept. 23, 2016

Patrick Hopkins, University of Arkansas

"Loan Charge-off Aggressiveness of S-Corporation Banks" co-author: T.J. Atwood


Sept. 30, 2016

Stuart Dearden, University of Arkansas

"The Effect of Confirmation Bias on Auditors' Risk Assessments" co-authors: Cory Cassell, David Rosser, Jonathan Shipman


Oct. 7, 2016

Emily Hunt, University of Arkansas

"The Consequences of Auditor Industry Concentration During Industry-Specific Crisis" co-authors: Gans Narayanamoorthy, Stephen Rowe


Oct. 14, 2016

Jodi Henley, University of Arkansas

"The Usefulness of Estimated Book-Tax Differences after FIN 48" co-authors: T.J. Atwood, Jonathan Shipman


Nov. 4, 2016

Ken Bills, University of Arkansas

"Product Similarity and Auditor Choice" co-authors: Matthew Cobabe, Sarah Stein



2015 Presentations


August 28, 2015

Kevin Butler, University of Arkansas

"The Effect of U.S. Repatriation Tax Laws on Acquisition Pricing"


September 11, 2015

Jodi Permenter, University of Arkansas

"The Effect of External Monitors on Financial Reporting of Tax Avoidance"


September 25, 2015

Andrew Doucet, University of Arkansas

"The Effect of Chief Operating Officers on Real Earnings Management"

co-author: E. Scott Johnson


October 2, 2015

David Rosser, University of Arkansas

"CEO-recommended Directors and Executive Compensation"

co-authors: Cory A. Cassell, Linda A. Myers, Roy Schmardebeck


October 9, 2015

Quinn Swanquist, Georgia State University

"The Sensitivity of Audit Pricing to Financial Reporting Complexity: Auditor Effort or Risk Premium?"

co-author: James R. Moon, Jr.


October 16, 2015

Stuart Dearden, University of Arkansas

"Auditor-Client Mismatch: The Effect on Audit Quality and Audit Fees"


October 26, 2015

Stephen Rowe, Tulane University

"Are All Outside Directors Independent?  An Investigation of the Compliant Director Market"

co-authors: Mark E. Peecher, Padmakumar Sivadasana


November 2, 2015

Anne Albrecht, University of Missouri

"Refreshing the Audit Committee: Rotation versus New Blood"


November 9, 2015

Nick Hallman, University of Missouri

"Archival Evidence on Bias in Auditors' Assessment of Client Risk and the Consequences for Audit Fees and Auditor Changes"


November 11, 2015

Devin Williams, University of Florida

"The Effect of Private Company Auditors and PCAOB-Registered Firms on Audit Market Competition"


November 13, 2015

Kecia Smith, Texas A&M University

"Tell Me More: A Content Analysis of Expanded Auditor Reporting in the United Kingdom"


November 16, 2015

Matthew Sherwood, University of Kansas

"Audit Effort and Audit Quality: The Effects of Adopting Auditing Standard No. 5"


December 14, 2015

Adam Esplin, University of Alberta

"Does Long-Term Earnings Guidance Mitigate Managerial Myopia?"

co-authors: Andrew C. Call, Shuping Chen, Bin Miao


December 16, 2015

Michael Crawley, Indiana University

"Using the Federal Reserve's Balance Sheet to Predict Macroeconomic Outcomes"