Seminar Programme, Spring 2009

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 2009

DateSpeakerTopic
Wednesday, 18 February Josephine Maltby 
(York Management School, University of York) 
Working-class women and saving in the 19th century 
Wednesday, 25 February Paul Andre
(ESSEC business school, Paris) 
Family Control, Management Structure and Acquiring Firm Shareholder Wealth: Evidence from Acquisitions of New Economy Firms 
Wednesday, 18 March Marieke van der Poel
(Erasmus Management School)  
Thinking about Going Abroad: The Choice of Advisor in Cross-Border M&A Deals 
Wednesday, 25 March Sanjay Banerji   
(University of Essex)
Corporate Governance and Executive Compensations: Do stock markets aggravate problems? .
Wednesday, 1 April Ian Garrett
(Manchester Business School) 
Dividend Growth, Cash Flow News and Discount Rate news 
Wednesday, 22 April Mike Wright
(Nottingham University Business School)
Public to Private Transactions, Private Equity and Financial Health in the UK: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Going Private  
Wednesday, 29 April Rez Kabir/ Ian Fraser
(Stirling University)
Rez Kabir: Two Issues on Corporate Finance: Corporate Diversification and Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivity

Ian Fraser: User Perspectives on the Future of External Assurance: A Focus on Management Commentary.
Wednesday, 6 May Darren Henry, Academic Visitor to the Division
(La Trobe University, Australia)
Accounting Conservatism and Private Corporate Governance Contracting by Australian Firms 
Wednesday, 17 June Martin Walker
(Manchester Business School) 
Incentives or Standards: what determines accounting quality changes around IFRS adoption  
     
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