Florida Accounting Symposium
(September 16-17, 2016, Tallahassee)
Call for Papers
Accounting researchers from all accounting Ph.D. granting institutions within Florida are invited to submit manuscripts to the third annual Florida Accounting Symposium (FAS). The FAS’ objective is to facilitate the interaction of accounting researchers (especially junior faculty and doctoral students) and the exchange of research ideas in the great Sunshine State. Florida State University, University of Florida, and University of Miami take turns hosting the annual FAS. The 2016 conference will be held on September 16 & 17 in Tallahassee on the Florida State University campus.
The submission deadline is July 11, 2016. Papers will be selected by the Program Committee. Submitting authors will be notified of the program committee’s decisions no later than August 3.
Both accounting faculty and doctoral students from accounting Ph.D. granting institutions within Florida are invited to attend the conference. Registration before August 20 is required but no registration fee is charged. The conference will start with lunch at noon on Friday, September 16, and end right after lunch on Saturday, September 17.
A block of rooms has been set aside at the Residence Inn Tallahassee Universities (600 W Gaines St, Tallahassee, FL, 32304-4308, phone 850.329.9080). Please make your reservations by August 31 and mention "Florida Accounting Symposium" to receive the special conference rate of $129 per night. It is a short walk from the hotel to the Augustus B. Turnbull III Florida State Conference Center at the corner of W. Pensacola St. and Macomb St.
2016 Florida Accounting Symposium Registration Form
For submissions and questions, please contact:
Florida State University
Phone: (850) 644-7877
Email (rmorton at business.fsu.edu)
Program Committee for the 2016 FAS:
Stephen Asare, University of Florida
Bruce Billings, Florida State University
Diana Falsetta, University of Miami
Rick Morton, Florida State University
Dhananjay (DJ) Nanda, University of Miami
Jennifer Wu Tucker, University of Florida
2015 Program and Papers Presented
Program2015 Florida Accounting Symposium Program
2015 Papers Presented
- The PCAOB risk-based inspection program: An assessment of its ability to communicate and promote audit quality.
Jared Eutsler (University of Central Florida)
- If you want my advice: Status motives and audit consultations about accounting estimates.
Justin Leiby (University of Florida)
- Qualitative management disclosures and market sentiment.
Khrystyna Bochkay (University of Miami)
- Using unstructured and qualitative disclosures to explain accruals.
Joshua Lee (Florida State University)
- Stockholders’ reference-dependent preferences and the market reaction to financial disclosures.
Eric Weisbrod (University of Miami)
- Clawback provisions: How sharp are the claws? An analysis of the deterrence effectiveness of voluntary clawback provisions.
Allison K. Beck (Florida State University)
- Is earnings guidance associated with less firm innovation?
Kelly Huang and Brent Lao (Florida International University)
2014 Program and Papers Presented
Program2014 Florida Accounting Symposium Program
2014 Papers Presented
- The Relative Contributions of Value Relevance and Mispricing to the Pricing of Abnormal Accruals
Frank Heflin and James Moon (Florida State University)
- The Effect of Financial Analysts' Information Demand on Management Guidance: An examination of analysts' information environment
Orie Barron (Penn State University), Jian Cao (Florida Atlantic University), Maya Thevenot (Florida Atlantic University) and Baohua Xin (University of Toronto)
- Auditor Networks and Tax Avoidance: Evidence from private firms
Pietro Bianchi, Diana Falsetta, Miguel Minutti Meza and Eric Weisbrod (University of Miami)
- Scoundrels or Stars? Theory and Evidence on the use of online laborers in accounting research
Anne Farrel, Jonathan Grenier (Miami University), Justin Leiby (University of Florida)
- Come on Over: Analyst/Investor Day as a Disclosure Medium
Marcus Kirk (University of Florida) and Stanimir Markov (Southern Methodist University)
- An Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Financial Incentives and Mutual Shared Interest on Honesty
Charles Boster (University of South Carolina), Michael Majerczyk (Georgia State University) and Yu Tian (University of Central Florida)