Florida Accounting Symposium

(September 15-16, 2017, Coral Gables, FL)


2017 Florida Accounting Symposium Program

2017 Papers

  1. Can Allowance Models Compete Effectively with Banks’ Reported Allowances in Explaining Future Credit Losses?
    Allison Beck (Florida State University)
  2. Disclosure, Recognition, and Contracting: A Study of Off (And On) Balance Sheet Pension Liabilities
    Matt Phillips (University of Miami)
  3. The Invisible Hand: Corporate Culture and Its Implications for Earnings Management
    Maya Thevenot (Florida Atlantic University)
  4. Do Aggregate Analyst Recommendations Predict Future Aggregate Discount Rates?
    Sami Keskek (Florida State University)
  5. A New Measure of Managers’ Intentional Income Smoothing
    Spencer Pierce (Florida State University)
  6. Tax Haven Incorporation and the Cost of Capital
    Luke Watson (University of Florida)
  7. Does Creditor Monitoring Affect Financial Reporting Outcomes? Evidence from a Natural Experiment
    Sidd Bhambhwani (University of Miami)


2017 Florida Accounting Symposium Registration Form

Hotel Information

A block of rooms at the HYATT REGENCY Coral Gables (50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, FL, 33134 USA) has been reserved for the conference. Please make your reservations by August 31 using the following link to receive the special conference rate of $135.00/night (+13% occupancy tax): Reservations.

Call for Papers

Accounting researchers from all accounting Ph.D. granting institutions within Florida are invited to submit manuscripts to the fourth 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. The University of Florida, Florida State University, and University of Miami will take turns hosting the annual FAS. The fourth conference will be held on September 15-16 in Coral Gables, Florida.

The 2017 FAS submission deadline is July 16, 2017. Papers will be selected by the Program Committee. Submitting authors will be notified of the program committee’s decisions no later than August 11.

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 15, and end right after lunch on Saturday, September 16. We will follow the same conference format as last year. Please see the archive below for last year’s conference program. The conference program should be posted in mid-August.

For submissions and questions, please contact:
DJ Nanda
University of Miami
Phone: (305) 284-3122
Email (dnanda at business.miami.edu)

Program Committee for the 2017 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


2016 Program and Papers Presented

2015 Program and Papers Presented

2014 Program and Papers Presented

2014 Florida Accounting Symposium Program
2014 Papers Presented
  1. The Relative Contributions of Value Relevance and Mispricing to the Pricing of Abnormal Accruals
    Frank Heflin and James Moon (Florida State University)
  2. 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)
  3. Auditor Networks and Tax Avoidance: Evidence from private firms
    Pietro Bianchi, Diana Falsetta, Miguel Minutti Meza and Eric Weisbrod (University of Miami)
  4. 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)
  5. Come on Over: Analyst/Investor Day as a Disclosure Medium
    Marcus Kirk (University of Florida) and Stanimir Markov (Southern Methodist University)
  6. 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)


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Warrington College of Business
BRY 100
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

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