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Dienstag, 18.12.2018 | 14.00 Uhr - 16.00 Uhr | Q5.245

Vortrag von Alastair Lawrence am 18. Dezember 2018 an der Universität Paderborn

TAF Research Seminar, Alastair Lawrence

Am 18.Dezember 2018 hält Alastair Lawrence (London Business School) im Rahmen des TAF Research Seminars im Raum Q5.245 einen Vortrag zum Thema: „Measurement Error in Dependent Variables“ .

Alastair Lawrence ist seit 2017 Associate Professor of Accounting an der Londoner Business School und an der University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business, USA (beurlaubt).

Zuvor war er von 2005 bis 2006 Dozent an der University of Waterloo, School of Accountancy & Finance, Kanada und von 2004 bis 2005 an der Wilfrid Laurier University, School of Business & Economics, Kanada.

Seinen Doktortitel (Ph.D. Management (Accounting)) erlangte Alastair Lawrence an der Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Kanada 2011, den Master (Master of Accountancy) an der School of Accountancy, University of Waterloo, Kanada 2002. Den Bachelor absolvierte er an der School of Accountancy, University of Waterloo, Kanada 2001. Außerdem ist Alastair Lawrence Wirtschaftsprüfer.

Praxiserfahrung sammelte Alastair Lawrence 1999-2004 bei Ernst & Young LLP in Kanada und 1998 bei BDO Stoy Hayward in Schottland.

2014 wurde Alastair Lawrence mit dem Hellman Family Faculty Fund Award zur Forschungsunterstützung ausgezeichnet.

Veröffentlichungen

1. “Can Big 4 versus Non-Big 4 Differences in Audit-Quality Proxies Be Attributed To Client Characteristics?” (co-authored with Miguel Minutti-Meza and Ping Zhang) The Accounting Review, 86 (2011).

2. “Individual Investors and Financial Disclosure” Journal of Accounting & Economics, 56 (2013).

3. “Non-Discretionary Conservatism: Evidence and Implications” (co-authored with Richard Sloan and Yuan (Estelle) Sun) Journal of Accounting & Economics, 56 (2013).

4. Discussion of “Implications of the integral approach and earnings management for alternative annual reporting periods” Review of Accounting Studies, 18 (2013). [Not Peer Reviewed]

5. “Who’s the Fairest of Them All? Evidence from Closed-End Funds” (co-authored with Jackie Siriviriyakul and Richard Sloan) The Accounting Review, 91 (2016).

6. “SEC Comment Letters and Insider Sales” (co-authored with Patricia Dechow and James Ryans) The Accounting Review, 91 (2016).

7. “Investor Demand for Sell-Side Research” (co-authored with James Ryans and Estelle Sun) The Accounting Review, 92 (2017).

8. “U.S. Audit Partner Rotations” (co-authored with Henry Laurion and James Ryans) The Accounting Review, 92 (2017).

9. “The Importance of Client Size in the Estimation of the Big 4 Effect: A Comment on DeFond, Erkens, and Zhang (2017)” (co-authored with Miguel Minutti-Meza and Ping Zhang) Management Science, 63 (2017) [Not Peer Reviewed].

10. “Why Are Losses Less Persistent Than Profits? Curtailments versus Conservatism” (co-authored with Richard Sloan and Estelle Sun) Management Science, 64 (2018).

11. “Managers’ Cost of Equity Capital Estimates: Empirical Evidence” (co-authored with Stephannie Larocque and Kevin Veenstra) Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, 33 (2018).

12. “Is Operational Control Risk Informative of Financial Reporting Deficiencies?” (co-authored with Miguel Minutti-Meza and Dushyantkumar Vyas) Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 37 (2018).

 

Workshop: Alastair Lawrence on December 18, 2018

On December 18, 2018 Alastair Lawrence (London Business School) will give a lecture on "Measurement Error in Dependent Variables" at the TAF Research Seminar in room Q5.245 (2.00 – 4.00 p.m).

Since 2017 Alastair Lawrence has been Associate Professor of Accounting at the London Business School and at the University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business, USA (on leave).

From 2005 to 2006 he was lecturer of Accounting at the University of Waterloo, School of Accountancy & Finance, Canada and from 2004 to 2005 at the Wilfrid Laurier University, School of Business & Economics.

He was awarded a doctoral degree (Ph.D. Management (Accounting)) in 2011 by the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada and in 2002 he completed a master´s degree (Master of Accountancy) at the School of Accountancy, University of Waterloo, Canada. In 2001 Alastair Lawrence gained a bachelor´s degree at the School of Accountancy, University of Waterloo, Canada. Besides, Alastair Lawrence is a CPA (Chartered professional Accountant).

From 1999 to 2004 Alastair Lawrence gained professional experience at Ernst & Young LLP in Canada and in 1998 at BDO Stoy Hayward in Scotland.

In 2014 the Hellman Family Faculty Fund Award was awarded to Alastair Lawrence.

Publications

1. “Can Big 4 versus Non-Big 4 Differences in Audit-Quality Proxies Be Attributed To Client Characteristics?” (co-authored with Miguel Minutti-Meza and Ping Zhang) The Accounting Review, 86 (2011).

2. “Individual Investors and Financial Disclosure” Journal of Accounting & Economics, 56 (2013).

3. “Non-Discretionary Conservatism: Evidence and Implications” (co-authored with Richard Sloan and Yuan (Estelle) Sun) Journal of Accounting & Economics, 56 (2013).

4. Discussion of “Implications of the integral approach and earnings management for alternative annual reporting periods” Review of Accounting Studies, 18 (2013). [Not Peer Reviewed]

5. “Who’s the Fairest of Them All? Evidence from Closed-End Funds” (co-authored with Jackie Siriviriyakul and Richard Sloan) The Accounting Review, 91 (2016).

6. “SEC Comment Letters and Insider Sales” (co-authored with Patricia Dechow and James Ryans) The Accounting Review, 91 (2016).

7. “Investor Demand for Sell-Side Research” (co-authored with James Ryans and Estelle Sun) The Accounting Review, 92 (2017).

8. “U.S. Audit Partner Rotations” (co-authored with Henry Laurion and James Ryans) The Accounting Review, 92 (2017).

9. “The Importance of Client Size in the Estimation of the Big 4 Effect: A Comment on DeFond, Erkens, and Zhang (2017)” (co-authored with Miguel Minutti-Meza and Ping Zhang) Management Science, 63 (2017) [Not Peer Reviewed].

10. “Why Are Losses Less Persistent Than Profits? Curtailments versus Conservatism” (co-authored with Richard Sloan and Estelle Sun) Management Science, 64 (2018).

11. “Managers’ Cost of Equity Capital Estimates: Empirical Evidence” (co-authored with Stephannie Larocque and Kevin Veenstra) Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance, 33 (2018).

12. “Is Operational Control Risk Informative of Financial Reporting Deficiencies?” (co-authored with Miguel Minutti-Meza and Dushyantkumar Vyas) Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, 37 (2018).

 

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