2018 Conference on Auditing and Capital Markets and Call for Papers

The conference is organized by the PCAOB in conjunction with the Journal of Accounting Research (JAR).

Date: October 4-5, 2018
Location: Washington — By invitation only

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The conference aims to foster rigorous economic research on audit-related topics including the economic impact of auditing and audit regulation on capital markets. 

Program Committee Members

Philip Berger (*) University of Chicago
Mark DeFond University of Southern California
Angela Gore George Washington University
Rachel Hayes University of Utah
Steven Kachelmeier University of Texas at Austin
Robert Knechel University of Florida
Christian Leuz (*) University of Chicago
Gregor Matvos University of Texas at Austin
Maureen McNichols Stanford University
Michael Minnis University of Chicago
Miguel Minutti-Meza University of Miami
Adair Morse University of California, Berkeley
Karen Nelson Texas Christian University
Mark Peecher University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Haresh Sapra (*) University of Chicago
Antoinette Schoar Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Joe Schroeder        Indiana University
Douglas Skinner (*) University of Chicago
Eugene Soltes Harvard University
Suraj Srinivasan Harvard University
Ann Vanstraelen Maastricht University
Rodrigo Verdi Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Michael Willenborg University of Connecticut

(*) Denotes Editors and Advisory Editors of JAR.

Conference Attendance

Attendance is free and by invitation only.  Academics interested in receiving an invitation should contact the conference organizers at ERA@pcaobus.org.