The Scandinavian Accounting Research Conference and Doctoral Consortium 2023


  • Time
  • Title
  • Friday 1 September 2023: Doctoral Consortium

  • Registrations and coffee

  • Doctoral Consortium

    Opening remarks

    ESG – The Sustainability Reporting Navigator:

    • Maximillian Muller (University of Cologne, Germany)

    Job Market in Europe:

    • Stefan Anchev (BI Norwegian Business School, Norway)
    • Saskia Kohlhase (Erasmus University, The Netherlands)
    • Mariya Ivanova (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden)

    Editors' Panel:

    • Gaizka Ormazabal (IESE, Spain, Review of Accounting Studies)
    • Martin Jacob (WHU, Germany, The Accounting Review)
    • Igor Goncharov (Lancaster University, UK. Accounting and Business Research)


  • Break with coffee/tea

  • Relocation to A5

    Block A, 5th floor

  • Breakout sessions

    Room Presenting PhD student Faculty
    A5-103 TBA TBA
    A5-110 TBA TBA
    A5-116 TBA TBA
    A5-172 TBA TBA


  • Lunch

    BI, 7th floor

  • Breakout sessions continues

    Room Presenting PhD student Faculty
    A5-103 TBA TBA
    A5-110 TBA TBA
    A5-172 TBA TBA
  • Breakout sessions continues

    Room Presenting PhD student Faculty
    A5-103 TBA TBA 
    A5-110 TBA TBA
    A5-172 TBA TBA
  • Meeting with conference attendees

    Outside room C2-005

  • Friday 1 September 2023: Conference

    14:15-15:15 Registration and coffee/tea. Outside room xx (TBA)

    15:15-16:20 Opening remarks and paper presentations

    Opening remarks:
    - Provost Research and Academic Resources Ingunn Myrtveit
    - Ole-Kristian Hope (BI and Rotman)

  • Paper 1: “Accounting Quality and Organizational Form Choice: Evidence from Open-End and Closed-End Firms” Mahmoud Gad (Lancaster University), Igor Goncharov (Lancaster University), and Maximilian A. Müller (University of Cologne)

    Igor Goncharov (Lancaster University, UK)

    Discussant Akram Khalilov (BI Norwegian Business School, Norway)

  • Paper 2: "Stock Market Participation and Accounting Information" Stefan Anchev (BI) and Nicha Lapanan (Kristiania University College)

    Stefan Anchev (BI Norwegian Business School, Norway)

    Discussant Xiang Zheng (NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Norway)

  • Conference Dinner

    Fine Dining, BI, A7. Take the elevator in the center of the building or use the stairs to the restaurant on the 7th floor

  • Saturday 2 September 2023: Conference

    9:00-12:20 Paper presentations (with ten-minute breaks between each) room XXX (TBA)

  • Paper 3

    Giovanna Michelon (University of Bristol, UK)

    Discussant Yanlei Zhang (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)

  • Paper 4

    Crystal (Yanting) Shi (HEC Paris, France)

    Discussant Mariya Ivanova (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden)

  • Paper 5

    Xi Li (London School of Economics, UK)

    Discussant Max Muller (University of Cologne, Germany)

  • Lunch

    BI, A7 (restaurant on the 7th floor)

  • Paper presentation

  • Paper 6

    Martin Jacob (WHU, Germany)

    Discussant Saskia Kohlhase (Erasmus University, The Netherlands)

  • Break with coffee/tea

  • Keynote address and closing remarks

    Keynote Address:
    Gaizka Ormazabal (IESE, Spain): ESG

    Brief closing remarks:
    Ole-Kristian Hope and John Christian Langli

    Ole-Kristian Hope (academic; okhope@rotman.utoronto.ca),
    John Christian Langli (john.c.langli@bi.no) or
    Irmelin Vivienne (administrative; irmelin.vivienne@bi.no).