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Palmetto Symposium on Experimental Accounting Research

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The 2019 Palmetto Symposium on Experimental Accounting Research, sponsored by PwC and hosted by the School of Accounting at the Darla Moore School of Business, will be held May 16-17, 2019.  Registration is currently closed.

For those registered to attend, a block of rooms have been reserved at a special conference rate at the Courtyard by Marriott, directly across from the Darla Moore School of Business.  Make your hotel reservations through the symposium portal by April 15, 2019.

Symposium presenters will include:

  • Rick Hatfield, University of Alabama
  • Steven Kachelmeier, University of Texas - Austin
  • Kristina Rennekamp, Cornell University
  • Timothy Rupert, Northeastern University
  • Michael Williamson, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

Tentative Symposium Schedule

Date Time Event Location
Thurs., May 16, 2019 10:30 - 11:45 am Symposium Check-In SCANA Study Commons, Moore School
  12:00 - 1:15 pm Welcome Lunch 1801 Grille, 700 Lincoln Street, #200
  1:30 - 1:45 pm  Opening Remarks Sonoco Pavilion, Moore School
  1:45 - 3:00 pm Paper Presentation Sonoco Pavilion
  3:00 - 3:30 pm Break  
  3:30 - 4:45 pm Paper Presentation Sonoco Pavilion
  5:15 - 6:45 pm Reception Rooftop Pavilions, Moore School
  6:45 - Until Exploring Columbia  
Fri., May 17, 2019 7:30 - 8:45 am Breakfast Richland Room, Courtyard by Marriott
  9:00 - 9:15 am Opening Remarks Sonoco Pavilion
  9:15 - 10:30 am Paper Presentation Sonoco Pavilion
  10:30 - 11:00 am Break  
  11:00 - 12:15 pm Paper Presentation Sonoco Pavilion
  12:30 - 1:45 pm Lunch 1801 Grille, 700 Lincoln Street, #200
  2:00 - 3:15 pm Paper Presentation Sonoco Pavilion
  3:15 - 3:30 pm Closing Remarks  

 

 


The 2018 Palmetto Symposium on Experimental Accounting Research, sponsored  by  PwC and hosted by the School of Accounting at the Darla Moore School of Business, was held May 17-18, 2018.  Research papers from prominent experimental accounting researchers across all five major subdivisions of accounting research were presented: 

"Performance Measurement and Pay Dispersion," presented by Donald Moser, University of Pittsburgh, co-authored by Conor Brown and John Harry Evans, III (University of Pittsburgh) and Adam Presslee (University of Waterloo).

"Decision Making Under Tax Provision Uncertainty: The Case of Sunsets," presented by Diana Falsetta, University of Miami, co-authored by Rebekah Moore (James Madison University) and Timothy Rupert (Northeastern University).

"Innovative Accounting Interviewing: A Comparison of Real and Virtual Accounting," presented by David A. Wood, Brigham Young University, co-authored by Matthew D. Pickard (University of New Mexico), Ryan Schuetzler (University of Nebraska - Omaha), and Joseph S. Valacich (University of Arizona).

"How Following Regulatory Guidance Can Increase Auditors' Litigation Risk Exposure," presented by Jennifer R. Joe, University of Delaware, co-authored by Benjamin Luippold (Babson College) and Kerri-Ann Sanderson (Bentley University).

"Curbing Earnings Management: Experimental Evidence on How Clawback Provisions and Board Monitoring Affect Managers' Use of Discretion," presented by Jeffrey Hales, Georgia Institute of Technology, co-authored by Balaji Koka (Rice University) and Shankar Venkataraman (Georgia Institute of Technology).

Printable 2018 Symposium Agenda [pdf]
Photos from the 2018 Palmetto Symposium on Experimental Accounting Research

Symposium Presentation Jennifer Joe 2018 Symposium speaker
Participants Discuss Paper Participants Ask Questions
Symposium Lunch Lively Lunch Conversation
Sympoisum Lunch Presentation Dean Brews speaks to Symposium participants
ACCT Chair M Cecchini talks with participants DMSB Courtyard