Programme


 

 

Eleventh ISB Accounting Research Conference
Hyderabad, December 18-19, 2017
Day 1
Location : AC7 LT
10.15 AM – 10.30AM 
Opening Address
Dean Raj Srivastava, Indian School of Business
10.30AM– 11.30 AM
 
 
Paper # 1: The “Active Passive” Investor: Are Investors in Passive Funds Passive
Presenter: Sanjeev Bhojraj, Cornell University
Discussant: Santosh Ramalingegowda, University of Georgia
 
11.30AM– 12.30 PM
 
 
 
Paper # 2:  Common Block Ownership in Banks and Systemic Risk
Presenter: Scott Liao, University of Toronto
Discussant: Saipriya Kamath, London School of Economics
12.30PM – 2.00 PM 
LUNCH- Bajaj Dining Hall
2.00PM – 3.00 PM
 
 
 
Paper # 3: Foreign Currency: Accounting, Communication and Management of Risks
Presenter: Shiva Rajgopal, Columbia University
Discussant: Ranjani Krishnan, Michigan State University
3.00PM – 4.00 PM
 
 
 
Paper # 4: The changing landscape of accrual accounting: Implications for operating cash flow predictability
Presenter: Mani Sethuraman, Cornell University
Discussant: Srini Ragan, IIM Bangalore
 
4.00PM – 4.30 PM 
Break
 
4.30PM –5.30 PM
 
 
 
Paper # 5: Analysts’ estimates of cost of equity capital
Presenter: Lakshmanan Shivakumar, London Business School
Discussant: Siva Nathan, Georgia State University
 
7.00PM onwards
 
DINNER – EH Mirror pool
 
 

Day 2
Location : AC7 LT
9.30AM– 10.30 AM
 
 
 
Paper # 6: Volunteering for Smoke and Mirrors? A Study of the Voluntary Adoption of Accounting Standards
Presenter: Nishant Agarwal, Indian School of Business
Discussant: Neerav Nagar, IIM Ahmedabad
10.30AM– 11.30 AM
 
 
 
Paper # 7:  Labor Unions and Firm Performance: The Case of Major Customers
Presenter: Shailendra Pandit, University of Illinois at Chicago
Discussant: Shashwat Alok, Indian School of Business
11.30AM – 12.00 AMBreak
12.00PM – 1.00 PM
 
 
 
Paper # 8: Weak Creditor Rights and Insider Opportunism: Evidence
from an Emerging Market
Presenter: Xiumin Martin, Washington University, St. Louis
Discussant: Ankit Jain, Indian School of Business
1.00 PM onwards
 
 
 
Vote of thanks
Sanjay Kallapur, Indian School of Business
 
LUNCH- Bajaj Dining Hall