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2018 Lisbon Accounting Conference

CATÓLICA|NOVA - 25 June 2018

At Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics
EY Auditorium

The conference brings together leading accounting researchers in an informal setting for a one-day conference of high-quality academic papers in financial accounting.

Papers and Speakers

Peter Wysocki | Boston University

"The Primacy of Numbers in Financial and Accounting Disclosures: Implications for Textual Analysis Research" (co-authored with Federico Siano - Boston University)

Discussant: Alastair Lawrence | London Business School

Joanna Wu | University of Rochester

"Should I Stay or Should I Grow? Feedback Effects of Voluntary Disclosure" (co-authored with Sudarshan Jayaraman - Simon Business School)

Discussant: David Veenman | University of Amsterdam

Regina Wittenberg-Moerman | University of Southern California

“Making Sense of Soft Information: Interpretation Bias and Loan Quality” (co-authored with Dennis Campbell - Harvard Business School and Maria Loumioti - The University of Texas at Dallas)

Discussant: Jacquelyn R. Gillette | MIT

Florin Vasvari | London Business School

"Consequences of CLO Portfolio Constraints" (co-authored with Maria Loumioti - The University of Texas at Dallas)

Discussant: Carlo Gallimberti | Boston College

April Klein | New York University

"Seeking Out Non-Public Information: Sell-side Analysts and the Freedom of Information Act" (co-authored with Tao Li - University of Florida and Bobo Zhang - Warwick Business School)

Discussant: Wei Tang | Georgetown University

Ana Albuquerque | Boston University

"Complexity of CEO Compensation Packages" (co-authored with Mary Ellen Carter - Boston College and Luann Lynch - University of Virginia)

Discussant: David Oesch | University of Zurich


Organizing Committee

Joana Fontes | UCP - Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics

Ana Marques | Nova School of Business and Economics and Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Ana Albuquerque | Boston University

Xanthi Gkougkousi | U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission



To book a room directly with Marriott Hotel please click on the following link Book your group rate for Lisbon Accounting Conference . Bookings at the conference rate (€135 for a single room) are limited and available until May 24. We advise you to book a hotel soon because hotels get fully booked in June.


Important information

Registration Deadline: May 25th, 2018.



Conference Program

Find the conference program here. Papers will not be distributed during the conference. Please click on the papers title above for downloading the papers.


List of Participants

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Previous conferences

2017 Lisbon Accounting Conference

2016 Lisbon Accounting Conference

2015 Lisbon Accounting Conference