Second Annual Scandinavian Accounting Research Conference

Practical information

  • Time:Thursday, 26 April 2018 09:00 - Friday, 27 April 2018 15:30
  • Place:BI - campus Oslo
  • Price:Free of charge
  • Contact:John Christian Langli (john.c.langli@bi.no)


  • Time
  • Title
  • Thursday, April 26: Doctoral Consortium

  • Registration & Coffee/Tea

  • Doctoral Consortium

    - Opening remarks
    - Linda Myers
    - Q&A session with Linda Myers, John Christian Langli, and Ole-Kristian Hope

    10 minutes’ break approx. 10.30. Coffee/tea 

  • Lunch buffet

  • Doctoral Consortium (continued)

    Breakout sessions with proposal presentations:
    Audit (faculty: Linda Myers, John Christian Langli, and Marleen Willekens)
    Other Accounting Topics (faculty: Bjørn Jørgensen and Ole-Kristian Hope)

  • Break and meeting with conference attendees

  • Thursday, April 26: Conference

  • Registration & Coffee/Tea

  • Welcome and presentation of papers

    Ole-Kristian Hope (Rotman School of Management; BI): “Economic Consequences of Hiring Wall Street Analysts as Investor Relations Officers” Discussant: Tobias Svanström (BI; Umeå University) Link to paper

    10 minutes’ break 16.20 – 16.30

    Lasse Niemi (Aalto University): “What Drives Differences in Audit Pricing Across the Globe?” Discussant: Christopher Bleibtrue (BI; University of Konstanz) Link to paper

  • Guided tour of the BI building

  • Dinner in Fine Dining

  • Friday, April 27 Conference

  • Paper presentations

    Han Wu (HEC Paris): The (In)Visibility of Political Connections” Discussant: Tzu-Ting Chiu (NHH Norwegian School of Economics) Link to paper

    10 minutes’ break 9.50 – 10.00 Coffee/tea/biscuits/cookie

    Bjørn Jørgensen (London School of Economics: “What a difference a day makes in executive compensation” Discussant: Dan Zhang (BI) Link to paper

    10 minutes’ break 10.50 – 11.00

    David Veenman (University of Amsterdam): “Does CEO Inside Debt Ownership Affect Financial Reporting Quality?” Discussant: Per Olsson (ESMT Berlin) Link to paper

  • Lunch

  • One paper, keynote address and closing remarks

    J-P Kallunki (Oulo Business School): “CEO Personal and Corporate Tax Avoidance Consistency” Discussant: Kizkitza Biguri (BI) Link to paper

    10 minutes’ break 14.20 – 14.30. Fruit

    Linda Myers (The University of Tennessee): Keynote address

    Closing remarks: Ole-Kristian Hope