2010 Review of Accounting Studies Conference "Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation: Forecasting Firm and Industry Fundamentals"
We invite the submission of papers which examine this issue at both the macro (country or industry-wide) and micro (firm) level. Topics that fall within the conference theme include, but are by no means limited to: - Models for forecasting almost anything of interest (ranging from the weather, to GDP growth, to the outcome of elections, to corporate earnings, either by an outsider, such as an analyst, or by an insider, such as a member of the executive management team or the CFO) or people who have developed bankruptcy prediction models - Interesting new ideas on forecasting sales, earnings, cash flows or other fundamentals - Forecasting extreme outcomes - Forecasting in developing countries - Prediction Markets - When forecasting fails - Forecasting catastrophic events - Accounting for catastrophic events - Use of markets as the basis for forecasting - Forecasting forecast errors - The limits to forecasting using accounting information - Expanding the information set for forecasting - Forecasting distribution of outcomes (risk) rather than just expected values - The sensitivity of forecasts to market-wide conditions (the accounting beta idea; the conditional beta idea) - Pricing forecasts - Incorporating cross-industry links in sales and earnings forecasts - Customer-base dynamics and future firm profitability - Macro-economic trends and predictability of corporate earnings - Intra-industry links and future firm profitability - Properties of sell-side and buy-side analyst forecasts
|Event dates:||2010-10-22 – 2010-10-23|
|Deadline Call for Papers:||2010-05-05|
|Organizers:||Review of Accounting Studies Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame|
|Conference venue:||Notre Dame, Indiana, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame|
|Classification:||M4 - Accounting and Auditing|
|Event type:||Konferenzen, Tagungen; Conferences|