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Schedule for 2012 Midwest Summer Research Conference

Carlson School of Management
June 8th and June 9th, 2012

All Conference Sessions Held in Room 1-147

Please note that there will be a limited supply of presentation papers available at the conference. If a hard copy is needed, please click on the links below and bring the paper with you.

Friday, June 8th - Room 1-147

11:45 a.m. and 12:05 p.m.

2 Shuttle Services from Aloft Hotel to the Carlson School of Management

12:15 p.m.

Lunch in the Private Dining Room - Room L-150

1:55 - 2:00 p.m.

Welcome Guests - George John, Associate Dean

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Presentation 1:
Presenter: Lin Nan
Purdue University
Paper: "Accounting Information Quality, Capital Requirements, and Banks' Risk Taking"
Co-Authors: Carlos Corona and Gaoqing Zhang (Carnegie Mellon University)

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Break - Refreshments Served

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.


Presentation 2:
Presenter: Rick Laux
Pennsylvania State University
Paper: "Do Firms Use Tax Reserves to Meet Earnings Targets?
Evidence from the Pre- and Post-FIN 48 Periods*"

Co-Authors Sanjay Gupta and Dan Lynch (Michigan State University)

5:40 and 6:00 p.m.

2 Shuttle Services to Sea Change Restaurant

6:00- 7:00 p.m.


Reception at the Sea Change Restaurant in the Guthrie Theater
Target Lounge

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m.

Dinner (Please remember to wear your name badge to dinner)

Walk back to Aloft Hotel from Sea Change Restaurant


Saturday, June 9, 2012 - Room 1-147

7:15 and 7:30 a.m. 2 Shuttle Services from Aloft Hotel to Carlson School of Management Room 1-147
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Presentation 3:
presenter: Dan Wangerin
Michigan State University
Paper: "Implications of Changes in Financial Reporting Standards and Auditors' Verification Role for Financial Contracting: Evidence from Earnouts"
Co-Authors: Kristian Allee (Michigan State University) and Sophia Hamm (Ohio State University)

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Break - Refreshments Served

10:30 - 12:00 noon


Presentation 4:
Presenter: Mark Evans
Indiana University
Paper: "Earnings Management Under U.S. GAAP and IFRS"
Co-Authors: Richard Houston (University of Alabama), Michael Peters (Villanova University), and Jamie Pratt (Indiana University)

12:00 Noon Lunch - Lunch Boxes Served

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