TAF Re­sea­rch Se­mi­nar - Prep Class

Date Guest University Title Inviting Professor Discussant
25/06/2024 Stefano Cascino The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Behind the Corporate Veil: How Business Groups Arbitrage ESG Disclosure Mandates Müller Sebastian Hinder
28/05/2024 Yijun Li Erasmus University Rotterdam The Curse of Celebrity: The Effect of CEO Media-induced Status on Stock Price Crash Risk Sureth-Sloane  
28/05/2024 Inga Hardeck Universität Duisburg-Essen The Role of Tax Professionals in International Tax Policy Sureth-Sloane  
23/04/2024 Alessandro Scopellitti Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Bank Credit and Market-based Finance for Corporations: The Effects of Minibond Issuances for Unlisted Firms Klein Simone Voigt
12/05/2023 Elisa Casi-Eberhard NHH Bergen Tax Strategy Disclosure: A Greenwashing Mandate? Sureth-Sloane  
11/21/2023 Martin Artz WWU Münster You Rate Me and I’ll Rate You:
Mutual Rating Relationships in Multi-Rater Performance Evaluation Systems
10/10/2023 Rebecca Lester Stanford Graduate School of Business The Spiderweb of Partnership Tax Structures Ortmann  
10/10/2023 Derrald Stice HKU Business School Regulatory Exposure, Debt Contract Terms, and Bank Specialization Sievers  
06/27/2023 Paul Demeré University of Georgia Using Narrative Disclosures to Predict Tax Outcomes Müller Christopher Böhme
05/16/2023 Jaron Wilde University of Iowa Hidden in Plain Sight: Havens and Captives Müller Katharina Wittek
04/11/2023 Nathan Goldman North Carolina State University Executive Compensation and Income Tax Rate Progression Sureth-Sloane Henning Giese
11/29/2022 Harald Amberger WU Vienna Ownership Transparency and Cross-border Investment Sureth-Sloane Christopher Böhme
11/15/2022 Svenja Dube Fordham University Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Behavior Kosi  
10/11/2022 Alfred Wagenhofer University of Graz Economic Effects of Litigation Risk on Corporate Disclosure and Innovation Sureth-Sloane

Daniel Dyck

10/11/2022 Ferdinand Elfers Erasmus University Rotterdam TruPS, I Did It Again – The Impact of (Non-)Fair Value Accounting on Banks’ Impairment and Trading Decisions Müller Sebastian Hinder
07/05/2022 Peter Limbach Universität Bielefeld Blockholder Representation on the Board: Theory and Evidence Uhde  
06/14/2022 Ken Klaasen University of Waterloo Tax Aggressive Behavior and Voluntary Tax Disclosures in Corporate Sustainability Reporting Müller Arndt Weinrich
05/10/2022 Beatrice Michaeli University of California, Los Angeles Boards and Executive Compensation: Another Look Ebert David Hiss
04/26/2022 Gregor Weiß Universität Leipzig Characteristic Portfolios, Conditional Quantile Curves, and the Cross-Section of Option Returns Pelster Nina Klocke
01/28/2022 Martin Hibbeln Mercator School of Management (University of Duisburg-Essen) Credit Risk Modeling in the Age of Machine Learning Pelster  
12/14/2021 Marcel Olbert London Business School Private Equity, Taxes, and Local Governments Müller Christopher Böhme/Sebastian Hinder
11/02/2021 Jochen Pierk Erasmus University Rotterdam The Role of MNC Executives on Tax Avoidance of Foreign Subsidiaries Kosi Alexander Liß
10/19/2021 Christoph Sextroh Tilburg University Simultaneous Information Releases and Capital Market Feedback Müller Alexander Liß
07/06/2021 Jingyuan Mo NYU Shanghai Boosted Credit Ratings in China: The Effects of Credit Enhancement on Bond Pricing Pelster Sebastian Krull
06/08/2021 Helena Isidro ISCTE-IUL Business School, Lisbon Debt Contracting after Bankruptcy Kosi Kevin Krüger/Pia Stoczek
05/11/2021 Stacie Laplante Wisconsin School of Business, Madison, USA "Just BEAT It" - Do firms reclassify costs to avoid the base erosion and anti-abuse tax (BEAT) of the TCJA? Sureth-Sloane Sebastian Hinder/Isis Swoboda
04/27/2021 Reinald Koch Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt The effect of tax department structure on tax avoidance and tax risk Sureth-Sloane Daniel Dyck
04/13/2021 Eva Eberhartinger WU Wien The Future of Tax Audits? The Acceptance of Online-Based, Automated Tax Audits and their Effects on Trust and Power Sureth-Sloane Vanessa Heile/Adrian Schipp
01/12/2021 Dan Amiram

Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University

  Sievers Alexander Liß
11/24/2020 Arzé Karam Durham University, UK Liquidity Crashes Pelster Matthias Pelster
11/12/2020 Dan Lynch Wisconsin School of Business, Madison, USA Earnings Management around the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Sievers Alexander Liß
11/03/2020 Jacco Wielhouwer Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Goal Congruent Investments Including Tax Depreciation Sureth-Sloane Daniel Dyck/Maike Kipka
01/21/2020 Beatriz Garcia Osma Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Not Just a Boys’ Club: Gender and Private Information Channels for Insider Trading Kosi Pia Stoczek
01/07/2020 Katrin Weiskirchner-Merten WU Vienna Bank Representatives on the Board of Directors and
their Influence on Risk and Managerial Compensation
Ebert Manuel Drewes
12/03/2019 Erik Peek Rotterdam School of Management The Dynamics of Financial Reporting Credibility Perceptions: IPO Firms’ Reputation Development through Passive Affiliations Kosi Pia Stoczek
10/15/2019 Giovanna Michelon University of Bristol, UK Environmental Disclosure and the Cost of Capital: Evidence from the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Kosi Maryna Gulenko
06/04/2019 Marc Arnold Universität St.Gallen, Schweiz The Impact of Renegotiable Debt on Firms Pelster Matthias Pelster
05/28/19 Leslie Robinson Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth Negotiated tax havens Sureth-Sloane Adrian Schipp
05/14/2019 Tami Dinh Universität St.Gallen, Schweiz The Real Effect of Accounting Comparability on Cross-border Investment of Foreign Investors Kosi Maryna Gulenko
04/30/2019 Marlene Plumlee University of Utah Growth Matters: Disclosure and Risk Premium Sievers Alexander Liß
04/02/2019 Felix Irresberger Leeds University Business School Coin Concentration of Proof-of-Stake Blockchains Uhde Sonja Warkulat
03/19/2019 Anne Beyer Stanford Graduate School of Business Enterprise value and voluntary disclosure Sureth-Sloane Regina Ortmann
01/08/2019 Jochen Hundsdoerfer Freie Universität Berlin Corporate Taxes and Firms‘ Cost Behavior: The Role of Conforming Tax Planning Müller Arndt Weinrich
01/08/2019 Martin Jacob WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar What shapes corporate tax policy? Sureth-Sloane Reyhaneh Safaei
12/11/2018 Alastair Lawrence London Business School Measurement Error in Dependent Variables Sievers Christian Sofilkanitsch
11/06/2018 Edward L. Maydew UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, North Carolina, USA Tax Planning Diffusion along the Supply Chain Ortmann Regina Ortmann
09/24/2018 Michelle Hanlon MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Insider Tax Effects on Acquisition Structure and Value Sureth-Sloane Reyhaneh Safaei
06/12/2018 David Godsell Gies College of Business, Illinois Does the Threat of Takeover Discipline Managers? New Evidence from the Foreign Investment and National Security Act Kosi Vanessa Flagmeier
06/12/2018 Christie Hayne Gies College of Business, Illinois Collaborating with Competitors: Mechanisms That Mitigate Coopetitive Tensions Among Member Firms in Accounting Associations and Networks Kosi Maryna Gulenko
05/08/2018 Jianxin (Donny) Zhao Goizueta Business School Emory University, Atlanta The Value of Lending to Bellwether Firms by Institutional Investors Sievers Holger Meyer
05/08/2018 Peter Fiechter Université de Neuchate Real effects in anticipation of mandatory disclosures: Evidence from the European Union’s CSR directive Sievers Alexander Liß
11/21/2017 Eva Eberhartinger WU Vienna Corporate Governance and Taxation: The Case of Co-operative Compliance Sureth-Sloane Reyhaneh Safaei
11/07/2017 Edwige Cheynel University of California San Diego Estimating the Marginal Cost of Manipulation  Ebert Carolin Bußmann
10/17/2017 Christian Laux WU Vienna Bank Payouts during the Crises of 2007-2008  Kosi Maryna Gulenko
07/11/2017 Harm Schütt Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich Do Financial News Outlets Cater to Hererogeneous Readers?  Müller Maryna Gulenko, Fabian Failenschmid
06/13/2017 Leslie Robinson Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth Public Tax-Return Disclosure Sureth-Sloane Thomas Kourouxous
06/13/2017 Christof Beuselinck University of Lille Financial Statement Readability and Tax Aggressiveness Müller Vanessa Hennemann
01/10/2017 Ulf Schiller University of Basel Bank Runs and Accounting for Illiquid Bank Assets Michael Ebert Michael Ebert
12/08/2016 Zoltan Novotny-Farkas Lancaster University Are Level 3 Fair Values Informative? Müller Vanessa Hennemann
11/15/2016 Dirk Schindler NHH Bergen, Norway Flexibility in Income Shifting under Losses Sureth-Sloane Regina Ortmann, Thomas Hoppe
07/05/2016 Wayne Landsman University of  North Carolina at Chapel Hill The JOBS Act and Information Uncertainty in IPO Firms Sievers Oliver Mehring, Holger Meyer
06/21/2016 Kathleen Andries WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management The Effect of Corporate Taxation on Bank Transparency: Evidence from Loan Loss Provisions Sureth-Sloane Vanessa Hennemann
05/24/2016 Jörg-Markus Hitz Georg-August-University Göttingen Mandatory IFRS Adoption: Database Coverage and Potential Selection Effects Sievers Christian Sofilkanitsch, Holger Meyer
01/26/2016 Jeremy Bertomeu Baruch College, City University of New York Using Models and Data to Test Theory Ebert Michael Ebert
10/27/2015 Jürgen Ernstberger University of Technology Munich Reviewing a Friend –
The Role of Social Ties in Review Work in Auditing
Sievers Christian Sofilkanitsch
10/13/2015 Bill Rees University of Edinburgh Business School Nonfinancial Disclosure and Analyst Forecast Accuracy: Evidence on Carbon Emission and Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosures in the US Müller Vanessa Hennemann, Fabian Failenschmid
07/07/2015 Jack D. Stecher Carnegie Mellon University Does Fair Value Accounting Reduce Prices and Create Illiquidity Ebert Michael Ebert
07/07/2015 Jannis Bischof Goethe University Frankfurt am Main Why Did the FASB Change Fair Value Accounting Rules during the Crisis? An Analysis of the Political Influence on Standard-Setting Oliver Mehring, Holger Meyer  
05/19/2015 Petro Lisowski University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Predictable Uncertainty: The Relation between Unrecognized Tax Benefits and Future Income Tax Cash Outflows Sureth-Sloane Regina Ortmann, Bastian Brinkmann
05/19/2015 Lillian Mills University of Texas at Austin Can Revenue Authorities Constrain Tax-Induced Income Shifting in a Politically Controlled Economy? Sureth-Sloane Stephan Alberternst, Thomas Hoppe
04/21/2015 Matthias Köhler Deutsche Bank An Analysis of Fee and Commission Income at German Savings Banks Uhde Daniel Winkler
01/27/2015 Thorsten Sellhorn Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich Fair Value and Corporate Investment Müller Vanessa Hennemann, Fabian Failenschmid
12/02/2014 Richard C. Sansing Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, USA Tax Loss Carryovers in a Competitive Environment Sureth-Sloane Regina Ortmann, Thomas Hoppe
11/18/2014 Andreas Löffler Free University of Berlin ACE Tax with Uncertain Cash Flows and a Time Varying Tax Rate Schneider