Seminar in Accounting and Finance

 
 

Upcoming

3.2.2023

Abu Chowdhury & Mika Vaihekoski (University of Turku)
Do Institutional Investors Dilute Corporate Failure?
Discussant: Habeeb Yahya


10.2.2023

Robert Stoumbos (ESEC Business School)
Dividends, Trust, and Firm Value (co-authored by Martin Kapons, Peter Kelly, and Rafael Zambrana)
Discussant: Ingolf Kloppenburg


16.3.2023

Othmar Lehner (Hanken Business School)
(Re)conceptualizing Social and Environmental Accounting as Prefigurative Politics towards Concrete Utopia: A Baradian Perspective on Performativity
Discussant: Zachary Sherman

2022-23

25.11.2022

Habeeb Yahya (University of Turku)
​The relevance of firm sustainability performance in crisis: A case from the Nordic countries' experience in the COVID-19 pandemic
Discussant: Abu Chowdhury


21.10.2022

Stefan Sundgren (University of Umeå)
How is the audit-partner's competence and experience associated with client business risk? Evidence from partner and audit firm appointments
Discussant: Sofiya Meleshkova


30.9.2022

Tony Kang (University of Nebraska)
Government debt and financial reporting quality
Discussant: Antti Miihkinen


20.9.2022

Tobias Polzer (Wirtschaftsunivärsitet Wien)

Management accounting in the public sector, looking left, right and forward


20.9.2022

Oana Apostol (Tampere University)

Accounting for sustainability


20.9.2022

Jan Pfister (University of Turku)
Management accounting and control for sustainable future: Reflection on research work and agenda


16.9.2022

Paul A. Griffin (University of California Davis Graduate School of Management)
Free Speech, the Right to Petition, and Corporate Innovation
Discussant: Javad Rajabalizadeh

2021-22

29.4.2022

Jarkko Peltomäki (University of Stockholm)
​Investor Attention and the Use of Leverage
Discussant: Habeeb Yahya


28.1.2022

Collins Ntim (University of Southampton)
Non-financial reporting in non-profit organisations: The case of risk management regulations and disclosures in UK higher education institutions
Discussant: Muddassar Malik


10.12.2021

Wuyang Zhao (University of Texas in Austin)
Why Has PEAD Declined Over Time: Increased Arbitrage or Decreased Earnings Persistence?
Discussant: Abu Chowdhury


2.12.2021

Sean Cao (Georgia State University)
Can Machines Understand Human Decisions? Dissecting Stock Forecasting Skill
Discussant: Timo Knuutila


1.10.2021

Habeeb Yahya (University of Turku)
Firm Environmental, Social and Governance performance: the relevance to profitability and value
Discussant: Antti Miihkinen


24.9.2021

Jonas Spåhr (Åbo Akademie)

The challenge of setting the discount rate for infrastructure investments
Discussant: Muddassar Malik and Ville Kukkonen


17.9.2021

Jill Atkins (University of Sheffield)
Exploring the Roots of Environmental and Ecological Accounting, Auditing and Accountability from the Dawn of Human Consciousness
Discussant: Abdulla Masud

2020-21

14.5.2021

Angela K. Gore (George Washington University)
A streetcar undesired? Determinants and consequences of inefficient investment in the government setting
Discussant: Mikko Kepsu


26.3.2021

Aaron Yoon (Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management)
The ESG's Resource Allocation Dilemma: Stock Returns of Highly Rated Senior Managers
Discussant: Javad Rajabalizadeh


8.1.2021

Paul A. Griffin (University of California)
Do Firms Experiencing More Wildfires Disclose More Wildfire Information in Their 10-Ks?
Discussant: Antti Miihkinen


16.10.2020

Ole-Kristian Hope (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto)
Determinants and Consequences of Audit-Firm Profitability: Evidence from Key Audit Matters.
Discussant: Antti Fredriksson

2019-20

5.3.2020

Erkki Lassila (University of Oulu)
"Free"-to-Play Game: Governing the Everyday Life of Digital Popular Culture.
Discussant: Oana Apostol 


16.1.2020

Muddassr Malik (University of Turku)
The impact of risk governance on the performance of OECD banks.
Discussant: Jan Pfister 


29.11.2019

Martin Carlsson-Wall (Stockholm School of Economics)
Risk management as communicatively constituted – the power of narratives when enacting an industry level risk management artefact.
Discussant: Oana Apostol 


8.11.2019

Lukas Goretzki (Stockholm School of Economics)
The construction of forecast(er) credibility: Exploring forecast review meetings of BU controllers and their functional superiors
Discussant: Kari Lukka 


2.10.2019

Satu-Päivi Kantola & Hannu Scahdewitz (University of Turku)
Business integrity and its impact on earnings quality: Evidence from EU civil law jurisdictions.
Discussant: Ingolf Kloppenburg 


13.9.2019

Anne Saarinen (University of Turku)
Management Control System package of the new business models: why some control systems dominate in software companies?
Discussant: Mika Jakovaara 

2018-19

13.6.2019

Eija Vinnari (University of Tampere).
Accounting and ontological politics: Enacting farmed animals
Discussant: Jan Pfister


16.5.2019

Jukka Pellinen (University of Jyväskylä)
Blended logics of accounting practices in university setting.
Discussant: Kari Lukka


11.4.2019

Oana Apostol (University of Turku)
Accountability failure? A sensemaking perspective to sustainability communication.
Discussant: Mika Jakovaara


21.3.2019

Sven Modell (University of Manchester)
Accounting for Institutional Work: A Critical Review
Discussant: Terhi Chakhovich


21.2.2019

Albrecht Becker (University of Innsbruck)
Healthcare quality assessment in Austria: Discourses and performances.
Discussant: Oana Apostol


24.1.2019

Markus Granlund & Kari Lukka (University of Turku)
Safeguarding the unknown? Quality of research in the performance measurement era at universities
Discussant: Kirsi-Mari Kallio


30.11.2018

Terhi Chakhovich (University of Turku)
Investment risk as vulnerability: The context of repairing trust in CEO public communication.
Discussant: Mika Jakovaara


9.11.2018

Marko Järvenpää (University of Oulu)
Reasons behind redundancies with negative outcomes: Management Control System Package in a public sector case.
Discussant: Terhi Chakhovich


5.10.2018

Mika Vaihekoski (University of Turku)
Time-variation of dual-class premia.
Discussant: Valtteri Peltonen


7.9.2018

Paul Healy (Harvard Business School)
Director Perceptions of their Boards’ Effectiveness, Size and Composition, Dynamics, and Internal Governance.
Discussant: Antti Fredriksson


24.8.2018

Yves Gendron (Université Laval)

On the centrality of peripheral research and the dangers of tight boundary gatekeeping.
Discussant: Jan Pfister


23.8.2018

Yves Gendron (Université Laval)

Experiencing risk management as a knowledge-based discipline.
Discussant: Jan Pfister

2017-18

15.6.2018

Jan Pfister & Peeter Peda (University of Turku)
Digital connectivity and management control practice: A sociomaterial analysis of new temporalities.
Discussant: Oana Apostol


25.5.2018

Teemu Malmi (Aalto University)

Constructing legitimate costing data reports to change clinical routines.
Discussant-: Peeter Peda


27.4.2018

Antti Fredriksson (University of Turku)
Do CPA exams measure the quality of accountants?
Discussant: Mika Vaihekoski


27.3.2018

Albrecht Becker (University of Innsbruck)
Critical performativity and relevance of research.


15.2.2018

Marko Järvenpää (University of Jyväskylä)
Formation of information trust in management control systems.


1.12.2017

Jason Zezhong Xiao (Cardiff University)
The Effect of Budget Information Systems on Budget Procedural Justice and Firm Performance.


24.10.2017

Sven Modell (University of Manchester)
Rethinking performativity: a critical realist analysis of the role of accounting in performing corporate social responsibility. (co-authored by Max Baker, University of Sydney)
Discussant: Peeter Peda


28.9.2017

Terhi Chakhovich (Turku School of Economics)
Where do you mean? Subjectivity, instead of objectivity, as tied to accounting meaning — relevance, materiality, and specific place. (co-authored by Elton G. McGoun)
Discussant: Kirsi-Mari Kallio


24.8.2017

Michael Jones (University of Bristol)
Biodiversity historical counter accounting: the case of the High Ross Dam expansion. (co-authored by Tehmina Khan)
Discussant: Terhi Chakhovich

2016-17

5.5.2017

Susan O'Leary (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Performance and impact evaluation within the polyphonic organisation: A case study of a non-governmental organisation. (co-authored by David Smith)
Discussant: Oana Apostol


31.3.2017

Win van der Stede (London School of Economics)
An empirical analysis of employee responses to bonuses and penalties. (co-authored by Anne Wu and Steve Yuching Wu)
Discussant: Mika Hannula


9.2.2017

Rauno Satopää (Turku School of Economics)
Hyvän tilintarkastustavan käsitteellistäminen ja käytännön muotoutuminen: tutkimus pienyritysten tilintarkastuksesta.
Discussant: Tapani Torpo


19.1.2017

Peter Agyemang-Mintah (University of Leicester) & Hannu Schadéwitz (Turku School of Economics)
Gender diversity in board committees and firm performance
Discussant: Antti Fredriksson


19.1.2017

Niina Ratsula (Turku School of Economics)
From informal towards formal control - A case study of the adoption of internal control system
Discussant: Henri Teittinen


1.12.2016

Jonas Spohr (Åbo Akademi)

Post-earnings announcement drift and the accrual anomaly in Europe - Can money be made?
Discussant: Mikko Kepsu


21.10.2016

Bino Catasús (Stockholm University)

Managing distances: Ontological work of ‘distancing’ in the consumption of accounting. (co-authored with Andreas Sundström)
Discussant: Terhi Chakhovich


13.10.2016

Hanna Silvola (Aalto University) & Eija Vinnari (University of Tampere)
The stagnation of sustainability assurance: An institutional work perspective.
Discussant: Marek Reuter (University of Innsbruck)


23.9.2016

Mats Alvesson (University of Lund)
Conducting significant and influential research based on problematization.
Discussant: Kari Lukka

2015-16

7.6.2016

Nicole Sutton (University of Technology Sydney)
Studying MCS package design through managers’ incremental control choices. (co-authored by David Brown, University of Technology, Sydney)
Discussant: Henri Teittinen


25.5.2016

Lukas Goretzki (University of Innsbruck)
Exploring the roles of vernacular accounting systems in the development of “enabling” accounting and control systems. (co-authored by Erik Strauss, Witten/Herdecke University and Leona Wiegmann, Otto Beisheim School of Management)
Discussant: Oana Apostol


3.5.2016

Sanna Arola (University of Turku)
Investointipäätöksenteon rationaalisuus kuntakontekstissa – Case-tutkimus suomalaisessa kunnassa.
Discussant: Peeter Peda


9.3.2016

Antti Fredriksson (Turku School of Economics)
Audit partner-board interlocks and audit quality. (co-authored by Anila Kiran and Lasse Niemi)
Discussant: Hannu Schadewitz


19.2.2016

Mika Vaihekoski (Turku School of Economics)
Countercyclical and time-varying risk aversion and equity premium. (co-authored by Jan Antell, Hanken School of Economics)
Discussant: Mika Hannula


14.1.2016

Henri Teittinen (University of Turku)
Management control systems in private equity backed firms – a comparative case study.
Discussant: Jan Pfister


8.12.2015

Jari Huikku (Aalto University)

Learning-oriented use of NPV: Case study of new product development investment in the pharmaceutical industry. (co-authored by Katja Kolehmainen)
Discussant: Sanna Arola


29.10.2015

Linn Gevoll (Copenhagen Business School)
Controlling organizational behavior through ‘leading indicators’: On the opportunities and limitation of leading indicators and casual maps when managing operations. (co-authored by Allan Hansen)
Discussant: Henri Teittinen


18.9.2015

Eija Vinnari (University of Tampere)
(ANT)agonistic democratic processes: Plural politicization through social and environmental accounting. (co-authored with Jesse Dillard, Victoria University of Wellington)
Discussant: Terhi Chakhovich


10.9.2015

Allan Hansen (Copenhagen Business School)
Uncontrollable risk and management control system design: Exploring on-time delivery performance in a manufacturing firm. (Friis, Gevoll, Hansen & Vamosi)
Discussant: Johanna Rämö

2014-15

8.5.2015

Jan Antell (Hanken School of Economics)
Expected Return and Variance: Lambda is Alive, Positive and Significant. (co-authored with Mika Vaihekoski, Turku School of Economics)
Discussant: Joonas Hämäläinen


9.4.2015

Johanna Rämö (Turku School of Economics)
Why can't we make it work? Localisation of global performance management practices in a customer interface.
Discussant: Peeter Peda


19.3.2015

Albrecht Becker (University of Innsbruck)
Economizing the field of development: Accounting in community development projects in Nepal. (co-authored with David Twardowski, London School of Economics)
Discussant: Oana Apostol


12.3.2015

Marc Wouters (KIT Karlsruhe)

Employee participation, performance metrics, incentives, and job performance: An empirical study based on self-determination theory (co-authored with Bianca Groen, University of Amsterdam and Celeste Wilderom, University of Twente)
Discussant: Jan Pfister


13.2.2015

David Bedford (University of Technology Sydney Business School)
The association between management control combinations and strategy: An empirical analysis.
Discussant: Terhi Chakhovich


5.2.2015

Daniel Martinez (HEC Paris)

Accountability and the “disarticulation” of a social movement.
Discussant: Eija Vinnari (University of Tampere)


21.10.2014

Jyrki Piilo (University of Turku)
How news affects the trading behaviour of different categories of investors in a financial market. (F. Lillo, S. Miccichè, M. Tumminello, J. Piilo, and R. N. Mantegna)


13.10.2014Terhi Chakhovich (Turku School of Economics) & Tuija Virtanen (Aalto University)
What you measure is what you do not get – The fluidity of the classified object of measurement in the context of sustainability.
Discussant: Peeter Peda


6.10.2014

Niina Ratsula (University of Turku)
Institutionalization of internal control system under SOX. (Phd Work in Progress)
Discussant: Antti Fredriksson


3.10.2014

Jari Huikku (Aalto University) & Kari Lukka (Turku School of Economics)
Persuasiveness of self-assessment based on post-completion auditing reports.
Discussant: Eija Vinnari (University of Tampere)


2.9.2014

François-René Lherm (ESCP Paris)
ANT's diplomatic negotiation as inductive moment in a pragmatist approach to accounting research: the conception and use of scenarios.
Discussant: Jan Pfister


21.8.2014

Joonas Hämäläinen (Turku School of Economics)
Predictable Returns and Portfolio Optimization: Less Information Can Be Better.
Discussant: Mika Hannula