Analytical Research in Financial Accounting Workshop 2020

The Analytical Research in Financial Accounting (ARFA) workshop is an annual event hosted each year at another European university by one of the members of the ARFA group.


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  • Thursday, March 12,2020

  • Welcome

  • Introductory PhD/Postdoc presentations (15 min each)

  • Coffee break

  • Presentation I

    Qui Gao; University of Mannheim: Can you trust the blockchain? The (limited) power of peer-to-peer networks for information provision

  • Lunch

  • Presentation II

    Rico Chaskel; Humboldt University of Berlin: Overprecision and Informativeness

  • Presentation III

    Henry Walde; Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg: Auditor overconfidence

  • Coffee break

  • Presentation IV

    Sebastian Kronenberger; Leibniz University Hannover: The Role of Audit Committee Independence in Auditor-Manager Disputes

  • Dinner

  • Friday, March 13 2020

  • Presentation V

    Max-Frederik Neubert; Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg: Experimental evidence on project choice and accountability

  • Coffee break

  • Presentation VI

    Georg Schneider; University of Graz: Regulation in Financial Reporting: The Case of the Management Approach in the Presence of Suppliers

  • Presentation VII

    Bianca Beyer; Humboldt University of Berlin: The smartest guys in the [board]room: Directors’ intelligence, CEO compensation, and firm performance

  • Closing remarks

  • Lunch

  • Informal discussions (open end)