The 2019 MIT Asia Conference In Accounting

*Please note that conference registration is now closed*


  • The MIT Asia Conference in Accounting aims to bring together academics and practitioners of accounting and corporate governance in the Asia-Pacific region with leading scholars from the United States, Europe, and beyond.

  • The goal of this annual two-day conference is to incubate and develop rigorous and relevant research in the field of accounting, defined broadly. Through thoughtful and constructive workshops and interactions, the conference expects to encourage and facilitate researchers in Asia to employ the highest standards of academic diligence in addressing challenges that are topical to managers, investors, regulators, and/or market intermediaries such as auditors and analysts. Over time, the conference hopes to become a preeminent forum for cutting-edge accounting research in Asia.


Hotel ICON - 17 Science Museum Road Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong

MIT Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)

 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2019 Conference Organizing Committee: 
Rodrigo Verdi, MIT Sloan School of Management, MIT 
Nemit Shroff, MIT Sloan School of Management, MIT
Feng Li, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF) 
Karthik Ramanna, Oxford University, Harvard Business School
T.J. Wong, University of Southern California 
Joanna Wu, Simon Business School, University of Rochester
Jimmy Ye, Xiamen University
Luo Zuo, Cornell University

Best Paper Awards sponsored by Xiamen University: (1) US $2,500 and (1) US $1,000 will be presented at the end of the conference.