Friday, Mar 12, 2021
7:30am – 3:30pm
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The First Labor and Accounting Conference

Join us for a day of presentations in the areas of accounting, labor economics, and personnel economics with keynote address by Nicholas Bloom.
Open to
Faculty
Students
Knight Management Center at dusk

Location

Online

The Labor and Accounting Group encourages the development and dissemination of academic research at the intersection of accounting and labor economics. LAG will host its inaugural conference virtually on Friday, Mar. 12, 2021, from 7:30 a.m. PST to 3:30 p.m. PST. The keynote speaker for the event will be Professor Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University.

The conference is open to faculty and PhD students by invitation only. Registration is free and space is limited; register by Wednesday, March 10, at 12:00 noon.

Agenda

All times are in Pacific Standard Time.

7:30–8:00am

Networking Hospitality Room in Remo

8:00–8:05am

Welcome & Housekeeping

Welcomer: John Barrios, Washington University in St. Louis

8:05–8:40am

Institutional Ownership and Workplace Misconduct: Evidence from Federal Labor Law Violations

Presenter: Xi Li, London School of Economics
Discussant: Eugene Soltes, Harvard Business School

8:40–9:15am

Seeking Justice: CEO Pay Ratio and Employee Whistleblowing

Presenter Mark (Shuai) Ma, University of Pittsburgh
Discussant: Mary Ellen Carter, Boston College

9:15–9:40am

Externalities of Financial Statement Fraud on the Incoming Accounting Labor Force

Presenter: Robert Carnes, University of Florida

9:40–10:05am

Break

10:05–10:50am

Keynote Speaker - Work from Home

Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University

10:50–11:05am

Break

11:05–11:30am

Is Working from Home Here to Stay? Evidence from Employer Demand for Remote Labor

Presenter: Charles (Chad) Ham, Washington University in St. Louis

11:30am–12:05pm

Identifying Hidden Talent: An Exploratory Investigation of Explicit Potential Assessment

Presenter: Judith Künneke, Tilburg University
Discussant: Kristy Towry, Emory University

12:05–12:40pm

How Does Artificial Intelligence Shape Audit Firms?

Presenter: Michael Shen, National University of Singapore
Discussant: Joseph Pacelli, Indiana University

12:40–1:40pm

Lunch Break — Networking Hospitality Room in Remo

1:40–2:05pm

Gender Salary Gap in the Auditing Profession: Trend and Explanations

Presenter: Ting Dong, Stockholm School of Economics

2:05–2:30pm

Managing Employee Retention Concerns: Evidence from US Census Data

Presenter: Jim Omartian, University of Michigan

2:30–2:55pm

Job Search with Financial Information: Theory and Evidence

Presenter: Jung Ho Choi, Stanford University

2:55–3:00pm

Closing

Heidi Packard, University of Michigan

3:00–3:30pm

Networking Hospitality Room in Remo