European Accounting Association

Virtual Accounting
Research Seminar


Our next speaker is

Eva Labro

(University of North Carolina)


The next VARS will be held on May 6th at 16.15 CEST *

“To accommodate the time zone of the speaker, individual meetings will be schedule between 3.00-4.00pm CEST and between 6.00-7.00pm CEST. We will not host the virtual reception.”

The European Accounting Association Virtual Accounting Research Seminar (VARS) aims to facilitate the continued exchange and discussion
of accounting research findings in Europe and around the world. The series is free and open to all. Recordings of previous seminars

will be made available to EAA members on the 
Accounting Resources Centre (ARC) Repository at presenters’ discretion.

Seminars take place monthly at 16.15 – 17.45 CET on Zoom – see full list of dates and program below.

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Add to My Calendar 2022-05-06 16:15:00 2022-05-06 17:45:00 Europe/Brussels EAA VARS Virtual Accounting Research Seminar https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAodeihqTMsGtez2ugAuVeU5ez8HA7nhihe Online (Zoom) EAA info@eaa-online.org

We offer the possibility to PhD students and early career faculty members to register for a 30-minute meeting slot with the guest speaker to discuss your own research and theirs. Registration will open one week prior to the seminar and slots will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Each seminar is also followed by a virtual social reception for those who wish to engage informally with the speaker. The virtual reception is open to all interested parties and is meant for agenda-free group discussions and fun. The same registration procedure applies.

VARS Program

DateSpeakerPaper TitleSeminarMeeting SlotsVirtual Reception
May, 06 2022

Eva Labro *

(University of North Carolina)

Managing Employee Retention Concerns: Evidence from US Census Data




Jun, 03 2022

Markus C. Arnold

(Universität Bern)





Jul, 01 2022

Stephen Walker

(University of Edinburgh)





* “To accommodate the time zone of the speaker, individual meetings will be schedule between 3.00-4.00pm CEST and between 6.00-7.00pm CEST. We will not host the virtual reception.”

VARS Day Outline

1st Meeting Slot

Pre-event meeting 14:00 – 14:30

14:00 PM

2nd Meeting Slot

Pre-event meeting 14:30 – 15:00

14:30 PM

3rd Meeting slot

Pre-event meeting 15:00 – 15:30

15:00 PM

4th Meeting Slot

Pre-event meeting 15:30 – 16:00

15:30 PM

Paper Presentation

16:15 PM

Virtual Reception

After-event meeting

17:45 PM



All times Central European Time


DateSpeakerPaper TitleRecording
Apr, 01 2022

Bjorn Jørgensen

(Copenhagen Business School)

What does the CEO pay ratio capture? Evidence from DenmarkView Video
Mar, 04 2022Garry Carnegie
Redefining Accounting for Tomorrow: Accounting for Shaping a Better WorldView Video
Feb, 04 2022Jan Bouwens
(University of Amsterdam)
Transparency and biases in subjective performance evaluationView Video
Jan, 07 2022Salvador Carmona
(IE Business School)
Penal Accountancy and the Spanish InquisitionView Video
Dec, 03 2021Anna Gold
(Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Can Audit Committee Support Improve Auditors’ Application of Professional Skepticism? A Survey and Experimental EvidenceView Video
Nov, 05 2021Sven Modell
(University of Manchester)
Is institutional research on management accounting degenerating or progressing? A Lakatosian analysisView Video
Oct, 01 2021Mary Barth
(Stanford University)
Equity Book-to-Market Ratios Above One and Macroeconomic RiskView Video
Jun, 04 2021Wai Fong Chua
(University of Sydney)
Rankings as vibrant, ‘becoming’ things: Tracing the weaving of the Swedish municipality public quality ranking 2007-2020View Video
May, 07 2021Peter Pope
(Università Bocconi, Italy)
https://arc.eaa-online.org/portfolio/vars-peter-pope-videoDoes Component Auditor Rotation Explain Group Audit Fee Low-BallingView Video
Apr, 09 2021Martin Messner
(Universität Innsbruck, Austria)
Fashionable practices and occupational identities: hype and ambiguity as challenges for data scientistsView Video
Mar, 05 2021Jan Bebbington
(Lancaster University, UK)
Corporate reporting on climate change: informing capital marketView Video
Feb, 05 2021Christian Leuz
(University of Chicago, USA)
Reporting Regulation and Corporate InnovationView Video
Jan, 08 2021Eddy Cardinaels
(Tilburg University, Netherlands)
All Show and No Know? The Effects of Outcome Transparency and Learning Path on Employee Learning Behaviors.View Video
Dec, 04 2020Beatriz Garcia Osma
(Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)
Narrative ConservatismView Video
Jun, 26 2020Kirstin Becker
(Copenhagen Business School)
Constructing Accounting as a Public Policy Issue: The Framing of Fair Value Accounting
during the Global Financial Crisis of 2007–09
View Video
Jun, 19 2020Thomas Bourveau
(Columbia University)
Public Company Audits around the Securities Exchange ActView Video
Jun, 12 2020Christine Cooper
(University of Edinburgh)
Agencification – replacing liberal democracy with neoliberal accountabilityView Video
Jun, 05 2020Chris Chapman
(University of Bristol)
Control as Seduction: Gamification at FoursquareView Video
May, 29 2020Victor van Pelt
Public Tax Disclosures and Investor PerceptionsView Video
May, 22 2020Claudia Imperatore
The effect of private political information on macroeconomic forecast accuracyView Video
May, 15 2020Carlos Larrinaga
(Universidad de Burgos)
Early modern accounting and the emergence of the administrative stateView Video
May, 08 2020Stephan Hollander
(Tilburg University)
Firm-Level Exposure to Epidemic Diseases: Covid-19, SARS, and H1N1View Video

EAA VARS is organised by


Giovanna Michelon (Chair), University of Bristol, UK

Michelle Carr, Cork University, Ireland

Marco Trombetta, IE Business School, Spain

Yasemin Karaibrahimoglu, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Irma Malafronte, University of Roehampton, UK

Evisa Mitrou, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Chaoyuan She, Essex University, UK

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