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.


  • Time
  • Title
  • Thursday, March 12,2020

  • Welcome (Room A2-020)

  • Introductory PhD/Postdoc presentations (15 min each)

  • Coffee break

  • Presentation I

    Christopher Bleibtreu; BI Norwegian Business School: Do Audit Clients Prefer Watchdogs or Lapdogs? The Effect of Strictness on Audit Offices’ Market Shares

  • Lunch

    The Living Kitchen - persomalrestaurant; Floor 7

  • Presentation II

    Ulf Schiller; University of Basel: Audit market concentration and regulatory reforms

  • Presentation III

    Henry Walde; Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg: Auditor overconfidence

  • Coffee break

  • Presentation IV

    Informal discussions

  • 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

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

  • Presentation VII

    Georg Schneider; University of Graz: Regulation in financial reporting: The case of the management approach in the presence of suppliers

  • Closing remarks

  • Lunch

  • Informal discussions (open end)