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RAST 2024 Conference


December 13-14, 2024

Hosted by the University of Washington Foster School of Business

The goal of the RAST Conference is to discuss some of the most relevant issues at the forefront of academic research and wider society today. Paper topics can relate to all current topics in accounting, including valuation, accounting quality, analysts/intermediaries, capital markets, debt markets, banking, fin-tech, private firms, corporate social responsibility, sustainability reporting, disclosure, auditing, and tax.

We thank Cambridge Business Publishers for their sponsorship of the RAST conference.

This conference is by invitation only.


Conference Organizers

Elizabeth Blankespoor, University of Washington, USA

Sarah McVay, University of Washington, USA

Phil Quinn, University of Washington, USA

Shawn Shi, University of Washington, USA


Lakshmanan Shivakumar, London Business School, UK

Jennifer Blouin, University of Pennsylvania, USA

John Campbell, University of Georgia, USA

Patricia Dechow, University of Southern California, USA

Yonca Ertimur, University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Henry Friedman, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Russell Lundholm, University of British Columbia, Canada

Sarah McVay, University of Washington, USA

Miguel Minutti-Meza, University of Miami, USA

Gaizka Ormazabal, IESE Business School, Spain

Stefan Reichelstein, Stanford University, USA

Scott Richardson, London Business School, UK

Richard Sloan, University of Southern California, USA

Stephen Stubben, University of Utah, USA

For more information please contact Rosita Alvarado, RAST Administrative Manager, [email protected].

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452 (TTY), 206-685-7264 (FAX), or email at [email protected].

Cambridge Business Publishers