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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Fourth CEIBS Accounting and Finance Symposium 2018

The Department of Finance and Accounting of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) invites you to attend the Fourth CEIBS Accounting and Finance Symposium in Shanghai on May 15, 2018. The symposium presents an opportunity for scholars to get together and exchange new ideas. This year's theme is "Governance and Financial Reporting Issues in Changing Economic Environment". Six managerial and financial accounting papers that address management accounting, governance or financial reporting issues pertinent to the evolving and changing economic environments will be presented during the symposium. The Chair of the Organizing Committee is Yuhchang Hwang, Professor of Accounting at CEIBS.



The Fourth CEIBS Accounting and Finance Symposium

Symposium Venue: Academic Center 4-109, CEIBS, 699 Hong Feng Road, Pudong, Shanghai


May 15, 2018

9:00-9:15 a.m.

Opening Speech:
Yuan Ding, Vice President and Dean, CEIBS

9:15-10:10 a.m.

How Transparent are Firms about their Corporate Venture Capital Investments?
Michael J. Jung, New York University
Discussant: Shelley Li, University of Southern California

10:10-10:55 a.m.

Direct Evidence on Earnings Used in Executive Compensation Performance Measurement
Yong Zhang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Discussant: Allen Huang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


Coffee Break

11:10-12:00 p.m.

Controllability of Risk and the Design of Incentive-Compensation Contracts
Sterling Huang, Singapore Management University
Discussant: Yiqing Lu, New York University Shanghai

12:00-1:15 p.m.


1:15-2:15 p.m.

Keynote Speech: Corporate Governance Research on China Using Network and Textual Analysis
Tak-Jun Wong,
University of Southern California

2:15-3:05 p.m.

Economic Uncertainty and Earnings Management
Luke C.D. Stein, Arizona State University
Discussant: Alan Yan, New Jersey Institute of Technology

3:05-3:20 p.m.

Coffee Break

3:20-4:10 p.m.

The Role of International Prestigious Auditors in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions by Firms with Weak Institutions 
Zhen Li, National University of Singapore
Discussant: Xin Chang, Nanyang Technological University

4:10-5:00 p.m. Blockholder Heterogeneity, Multiple Blocks, and the Dance Between Blockholders
Miriam Schwartz-Ziv, Michigan State University 
Discussant: Huasheng Gao, Fudan University

Please kindly contact Ms. Carol Zhao at zcarol2@ceibs.edu  if you have any questions. Registration for the symposium is free but you are responsible for your own travel and lodging expenses.

For accommodation, nearby hotels include:

 A. Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong East (5 stars/No. 15 New Jinqiao Road)
 B. Dongjiao State Guest Hotel (5 stars/No. 1800, Jinke Road)
 C. Ramada Pudong (4 stars/No. 18, New Jinqiao Road)
 D. Holiday Inn Express Jinqiao Central (No. 1359 Jinqiao Road)

Thank you for your support. We look forward to seeing you at the symposium.