Erasmus Accounting Workshop



We are pleased to announce the fourth edition of the Erasmus Accounting Workshop, to be held on Friday, 5 April 2024 (CET). This event features the work of four researchers from top schools, and aims to foster and strengthen the network of scholars around the world.


The workshop will be a full day in-person event with four 75 minute presentations, including short discussions:

09:00‑09:15: Welcome

09:15‑10:30: Presentation 1: Performance Pay Plans, Power and Product Prices

• 09:15‑09:45 Speaker: Matt Bloomfield (Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania)

• 09:45‑10:00 Discussant: Max Margolin, Erasmus University Rotterdam (RSM)

• 10:00‑10:30 Audience Q&A

10:30‑11:00: Coffee Break

11:00‑12:15: Presentation 2: AI-Enabled Anonymous Communication, Psychological Safety, and Speaking Up in Audit Teams

• 11:00‑11:30 Speaker: Emily Griffith (Wisconsin School of Business)

• 11:30‑11:45 Discussant: Christian Pietsch, Erasmus University Rotterdam (RSM)

• 11:45‑12:15 Audience Q&A

12:15‑13:30: Lunch on Campus (Erasmus Paviljoen)

13:30-14:45: Presentation 3: Do Words Matter? The Effect of Recognition Narrative Specificity and Prosocial Motivation on Work Effort 

• 13:30‑14:00 Speaker: Ryan Sommerfeldt (Washington State University)

• 14:00‑14:15 Discussant: Elien Voermans, Erasmus University Rotterdam (ESE)

• 14:15‑14:45 Audience Q&A

14:45‑15:15: Coffee Break

15:15‑16:30: Presentation 4: The Effects of Decreased Financial Statement Comparability 

• 15:15‑15:45 Speaker: Jeremy Michels (Purdue University)

• 15:45‑16:00 Discussant: Patricia Breuer, Erasmus University Rotterdam (ESE)

• 16:00‑16:30 Audience Q&A

18:00‑21:00: Dinner at De TuinPlaszoom 354, 2062 CL Rotterdam


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