The 2019 MIT Asia Conference In Accounting

Keynote Speaker

Richard Sloan
Accounting Circle Professor of Accounting, USC Marshall School of Business
Richard Sloan is Accounting Circle Professor of Accounting at the University of Southern California. From 2006 to 2009, Sloan was a managing director in equity research at Barclays Global Investors. He has also held academic positions at the University of California at Berkeley (Haas School), the University of Michigan (Ross School) and the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School). While at the University of Michigan, Professor Sloan was the founding director of the Tozzi Electronic Business and Finance Center.

Doctoral Consortium

The next MIT Asia Conference in Accounting Doctoral Consortium will be held on Sunday, July 14, 2019. The aim of the Consortium is to improve the quality of future accounting research by providing an opportunity for doctoral students in accounting from Asia and other areas to examine and discuss different accounting issues with a distinguished international faculty. Overviews of the current state of the accounting research will be included in the program of the Consortium. Students will also participate in social events to interact informally with each other and the faculty.

Nominations are by invitations only. Nomination submissions are currently available. For more information regarding the Consortium and nominations, please contact Alison Wurtz.

 

Doctoral Consortium Speakers

Richard Sloan
Accounting Circle Professor of Accounting, USC Marshall School of Business

Richard Sloan is Accounting Circle Professor of Accounting at the University of Southern California. From 2006 to 2009, Sloan was a managing director in equity research at Barclays Global Investors. He has also held academic positions at the University of California at Berkeley (Haas School), the University of Michigan (Ross School) and the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School). While at the University of Michigan, Professor Sloan was the founding director of the Tozzi Electronic Business and Finance Center.

Patricia Dechow
Robert R. Dockson Professor of Business Administration & Professor of Accounting

Professor Dechow's research focuses on accounting accruals, the quality and reliability of earnings, the use of earnings information in predicting stock returns, and the effect of analysts' forecasts on investors’ perceptions of firm value.