2023 Early Career Accounting Scholars conference


3rd ECAS conference 2023

The 3rd ECAS (Early Career Accounting Scholars) conference will be held at the University of Bristol Business School and is organised jointly with CeFARR at Bayes Business School, City, University of London.

The conference will give early career accounting scholars an opportunity to present their research in a stimulating environment and receive constructive feedback on their papers from the audience/discussant. Early career accounting scholars are recent PhD graduates (within 5 years of graduation).

Date: Monday 9th October 2023

Venue: Clifton Hill House, University of Bristol, Lower Clifton Hill, Clifton Bristol, BS8 1BX

Format: 20 minutes presentations+10min discussion and Q&As. The presentations will be face-to-face.

Fees: Please sign up to attend here. There is no fee to attend, but participants must cover their travel and accommodation expenses.

Accommodation: These hotels are close.

Berkeley Square Hotel - Approx 5 minute walk to the University of Bristol campus. https://cliftonhotels.com/bristol-hotels/berkeley-square

Bristol Royal Marriott Hotel - Approx 15 minute walk to University of Bristol campus; close to the harbour and city centre https://www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/travel/brsry-bristol-marriott-royal-hotel/ (N.B., this is not the only Marriott hotel in Bristol)

Avon Gorge Hotel - Approx 20 minute walk to University of Bristol campus; close to Clifton Suspension Bridge https://www.hotelduvin.com/locations/bristol-avon-gorge/


8:30 - 11:00Registration   
11:15 - 11:30Coffee break   
11:30 - 12:00Roberto Vincenzi Bocconi University Xi ChenThe Influence of External Legal Counsels on Loan Contract Design and Performance
12:00 - 12:30Spyridon GkikopoulosAMBSWaqar AliThe Effect of Tax Policies on Corporate Risk-Taking: Evidence from Bonus Depreciation
12:30 - 13:00Luciana OrozcoBIDhanya Krishna-KumarVoluntary Audit in Small Private Banks
13:00 - 13:30Xi ChenBristol UniversityGa-Young ChoiHousing Prices, Labor Markets, and Corporate Decisions: Cross-market Consequences of Disclosure Regulation
13:30 - 14:30Lunch    
14:30 - 15:15Keynote: Professor Wayne GuayThe Wharton School  
15:15 - 15:45Ga-Young Choi Bayes Business SchoolSpyridon GkikopoulosPerceived Firm-level Tax Audit Risk

15:45 - 16:00

Coffee break   
16:00 - 16:30Dhanya Krishna-KumarWarwick Business SchoolLuciana OrozcoAnticipating Corporate Misreporting: Leveraging the Slippery Slope Phenomenon and its Predictive Power
16:30 - 17:00Waqar AliHECRoberto VincenziThe Differential Impact of Financial Reporting Complexity on Public and Private Debt Contracting: Evidence from ASU 2017-12
17:00 - 17:05Close & depart   

We look forward to seeing you there.

Mark Clatworthy and Pawel Bilinski