Seminar Programme, Spring 2007

The Division hosts research seminars with a mixture of internal and external speakers. We welcome guests from both within and outside the university.

All seminars take place at 1pm in room 4B128. We aim for a 2.30pm finish.  A lunch of soup & sandwiches is provided.

Seminar Programme, Spring 2007

DateSpeakerTopic
Wednesday, 21 February Alistair Byrne
University of Strathclyde 
Explaining UK Pension Accounting Assumptions 
Wednesday, 7 March Stephen Young 
University of Lancaster 
The Impact of Corporate Taxation on Firm's Choice of Payout Method 
Wednesday, 21 March

Nurwati Ahmad
University of Stirling,

Shamharir Abidin
University of Stirling  

Earnings Management in Initial Public Offerings:  An Investigation of Pervasiveness, Determinants and Long Run Performance. 
The Determinants of Auditor Selection 
Wednesday, 28 March Professor Brian Main
School of Management & Economics, 
University of Edinburgh 
Rival tensions in setting executive remuneration - an interview study of the Remuneration Committee process  .
Wednesday, 18 April Yong Li
University of Stirling 
Determinants of Expected Rate of Return on Pension Assets: Evidence from the UK  
Wednesday, 2 May Yuriy Zabolotnyuk
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
An empirical comparison of convertible bond valuation models  
Friday, 11 May ordon Roberts 

York University, Canada  University
The Cost of Virtue: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Cost of Debt Financing 
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