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European Accounting Review

2024 Annual Conference


Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, SPAIN

21-22 of March, 2024


European Accounting Review (EAR) is an international scholarly journal of the European Accounting Association (EAA). Devoted to the advancement of accounting knowledge, EAR provides a forum for the publication of high-quality accounting research manuscripts. The journal acknowledges its European origins  and the variety of the European accounting research community.

Building on this diversity, EAR is committed to publishing insightful and rigorous papers that contribute substantially to advance our knowledge of accounting. With an internationally renowned editorial team and outstanding contributors, European Accounting Review is a leading forum for the development of accounting theory and practice. EAR is a Q2 JCR journal (2022) and Q1 Scopus (2022). It is classified as 3* (out of 4) in the Chartered Association of Business Schools Academic Journal Quality Guide; has been awarded an A status  in the German Association of University Professors quality rankings; and is an A* journal listed in the Australian Business Deans Council Journal Quality List 2019.

The 2024 EAR conference is the second edition of this annual event. The Conference is organized by EAR with hosting and support by the Finance and Accounting Department and the Law and Economics Faculty of Jaume I University.

The papers to be presented have passed the normal referee process of EAR and will be discussed during the conference. Subject to satisfactory revision, accepted conference papers will be published in the conference issue of EAR in 2025.







  • Belén Gill de Albornoz Noguer, chair
  • Amir Amel-Zadeh, EAR editor

  • Daniel Aparicio Pérez
  • Alejandro Barrachina Monfort
  • Baha Diyarov, EIASM
  • Elica Krasteva, University of Liverpool Management School
  • Matias Laine, EAR Editor
  • Juan Ángel Lafuente Luengo, Universitat Jaume I



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Expected Schedule (all times CET)


Day 1: March-21

9:00   Welcome

9:15-10:30    “The Economics of Firms’ Public Disclosure: Theory and Evidence” by Matthias Breuer (Columbia University), Katharina Hombach* (Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt am Main), and Maximilian A. Müller (University of Cologne).

Discussant: Vedran Capkun (Hec Paris)

                        Coffee break

11:00-12:15  “Voluntary Adoption of Recommended Reporting Practices: Evidence from the Irish Nonprofit Sector” Erica Harris* (Florida International University), Karen Ann Dwyer (Dublin City University Business School), and Brid Murphy (Dublin City University Business School).

Discussant: Araceli Mora Enguídanos

12:30-13:30  Round Table: Non-financial reporting: challenges for regulators, preparers, and auditors.

Speakers: Begoña Giner (Valencia University); Joyce Bruce Dennis (Manager, Climate Change & Sustainability Services Ernst & Young); Vicente Mut (CFO of Castellón Refinery BP)


14:45-16:00  "Former Executives as Supervisors: Conflicts of Interest and Accounting Discretion" Vincent Giese* (University of Mannheim), and Clemens Lauer (University of Mannheim).

Discussant: Martin Glaum. (WHU – Otto Beisheim)

16:15-17:30  "The Effect of Economic Nexus on Retail Competition” by Zackery D. Fox (Brigham Young University), John R. Robinson* (Texas A&M University), and Stephen A. Stewart (Trinity University).

Discussant: Jesse van der Geest (Tilburg University)

                         Coffee break

18:00-18:45. EAR Editorial board meeting


                        21:00  Conference dinner


Day 2: March-22

9:00-10:15 We Can Help!” Stories of Professional Accountants’ Quest for Social Worth” by Claire-France Picard* (Université Laval), and Michelle Rodrigue* (Université Laval).

Discussant: Omiros Georgiou (University of Birmigham)

                        Coffee break

10:45-12:00  “Audit Hour Budget Variances, Budget Ratcheting, and Audit Quality” Seokyoun Hwang* (College of Staten Island, The City University of New York), Philip Hong (Central Michigan University), and Kristin Roland (Queens University of Charlotte).

Discussant: Carmen Aranda (University of Navarra)


12:15-13:30 "Can analysts elicit useful information by asking unique questions in earnings conference calls?" by Kristian D. Allee* (University of Arkansas), Chuong Do (University of Nevada - Reno), and Huy N. Do (City University of New York - Baruch College).

Discussant: Pawel Bilinski (Bayes Business School)


                         13:30              Conference closure




* Denotes presenting author. Sessions are expected to run as follows: 20-25 min. presentation for speaker, 15-20 min. for discussant, 30 min. for open questions.




FEE: 190  €

Registration for the Congress includes:
- Access to Congress sessions
- Lunches and Gala Dinner
- Congress Documentation



Conference attendance is by invitation. EAA members interested in attending should request an invitation at annual.ear.conference@gmail.com.

If you are not yet a member of the European Accounting Association, you can register here: http://www.eaa-online.org/r/how_to_become_a_member.



The Congress will be held 21-22 March 2024, at the Doctoral School Building (Edificio Fundación Empresa) of Universitat Jaume I, Campus Riu Sec, s/n 12071 Castellón de la Plana Spain



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C/ Pintor Oliet, 3.
Castellón de la Plana
(Opposite station RENFE)

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Modern and functional hotel in the heart of Castellón. Just a few minutes from the city centre, with excellent transport links from Valencia and Barcelona, you will find the Hotel Luz Castellón, a modern and elegant 4-star hotel, designed to offer a perfect stay in the city. Located in the new commercial area of Castellón, between the Corte Inglés, the RENFE train station and the Jaime I University.

The Hotel has 144 spacious rooms.

We would also like to highlight the gymnasium with sauna to be able to disconnect from the working day, and a great gastronomic bet: the Aqua Restaurant, awarded with One Sun by the Respol Guide, where you can enjoy the cultural tradition of the region and the Mediterranean soul of the avant-garde cuisine.

Contact information:

Tel: +34 964 201 010 - Fax: +34 964 201011

Email: reservas@hotelluz.com - http://www.hotelluz.com 


Ronda Mijares, 86
Castellón de la Plana

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Located in the centre of Castellón and only ten minutes by car from the beach, TRYP Castellón Center is the best option to stay and get to know Castellón, thanks to its privileged location, its complete and comfortable facilities and the quality of its services.

In addition, TRYP Castellón Center has 78 modern and fully equipped rooms; high speed Internet access (WiFi); gastronomic space (Breakfast Buffet/ Restaurant/ Lobby Bar); gym with sauna, for the exclusive use of our clients; spacious and bright hall with different spaces and 9 meeting rooms with a maximum capacity for 1500 people.

Contact information:

Tel: +34964342777 - Fax: +34 964 254929

Email: reservas@civishoteles.com - https://www.melia.com


C/ Herrero, 20.
Castellón de la Plana

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Hotel Intur Castellón is located right in the centre of Castellón, 200 metres from Puerta del Sol, in the financial, commercial and cultural area of the city. Its privileged location makes it a strategic place both for those who wish to go sightseeing and for those who are in the city on business.

This 4-star hotel is characterised by its spaciousness and luminosity, thanks to the large glass dome that forms its roof. The Hotel has 120 perfectly equipped rooms, as well as 3 lounges and a very luminous covered patio, ideal for holding business meetings, conferences, weddings and other events.

Contact information:

Tel: +34 964 394 497 - Fax: +34 964 395 896

Email: reservas@intur.com - http://www.intur.com 


C/ Ronda Mijares, 67.
Castellón de la Plana

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The Hotel Jaime I is a modern and comfortable hotel in Castellón located 5 minutes' walk from the centre of the town. The establishment is well connected by road and is 60 km from Manises Airport. It has 89 rooms and its facilities are covered with free WiFi Internet connection.

At the Hotel Jaime I you will find 89 rooms equipped with everything you need to enjoy maximum comfort and convenience. The floors are parquet and the lighting is LED. In each room you will find free WiFi Internet and a flat-screen television. The bathroom is complete with hairdryer and other amenities.

Contact information:

Tel: +34 964 2250 300 - Fax: +34 964 203 779

Email: info@hoteljaimei.com 


Calle Lucena, 3
Castellón de la Plana

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The Hotel Doña Lola was completely refurbished in 2008. It is located next to Ribalta Park, the green lung of the city, opposite the EL CORTE INGLES shopping centre, just 300 metres from the Castellón train and bus station and less than 1200m from the UJI, UNIVERSIDAD JAUME I DE CASTELLON. This excellent location makes it easy to get to all the city's points of interest, museums, shops, bars, cafés, the old town and monuments. Perfectly communicated with the public transport network of Castellón.

At the Hotel Doña Lola we offer you a restaurant overlooking the largest park in the city. Where you can taste the best of Mediterranean cuisine. The hotel has special menus for events, varied menus with a Mediterranean base and a wide range of daily menus to make you feel at home.

The Hotel Doña Lola has 5 paneled rooms, fully equipped with the necessary services to celebrate your business meetings or banquets, with a capacity of up to 275 people.

The hotel also has cosy flats for long stays.

Contact information:

Tel: +34 964 214 011 - Fax: +34 964 252 235

Email: info@hoteldonalola.com - http://www.hoteldonalola.com/


C/ Moyano, 4.
Castellón de la Plana

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The NH Castellón Mindoro hotel was the first hotel to open in Castellón and is still one of the best, thanks to its recent renovation in 2015. It is just a 2-minute walk from the city's most popular attractions, such as the El Fadrí tower, the town hall and the cathedral. There are also numerous tapas bars and shops in the immediate vicinity. The beach is just a short bus ride away.

Modern, centrally located hotel close to Castellón's best tourist attractions.
Shops and restaurants within walking distance
Next to the bus stop leading to the beach.

Contact information:

Tel: +34 916 008 146 - Fax: +34 964 222 300

Email: nhmindoro@nh-hotels.com - https://nh-hoteles.es


Pintor Oliet, 9
Castellón de la Plana
(Enfrente estación RENFE)

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Located right next to Castellón Train and Bus Station, Eurohotel Castellón offers a gym, sauna, 24-hour reception and bright rooms with free Wi-Fi. It is 400 metres from Ribalta Park.

The spacious, soundproofed rooms are decorated in light colours. They all have air conditioning, satellite TV, a minibar with free bottled water, opaque windows and a modern bathroom with hairdryer.

Contact information:

Tel: +34 964 34 25 59  

Email: reservas@eurohotelcastello.com - https://eurohotelcastello.com/





The closest international airports to Castellón are València-Manises and Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport. You can also arrive from Madrid-Barajas.

Recommended routes.

From Valencia-Manises Airport:

Aeroport metro stop to Xàtiva stop. This metro stop is located 2 minutes from Estació del Nord.

From Estació del Nord train station direction Castellón.

From Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport:

Aeroport train stop to Estació Barcelona Sants. 

From Estació Barcelona Sants train direction Castellón.

From Madrid-Barajas Airport

Airport train stop to Puerta de Atocha Station.

From Estación Puerta de Atocha AVE Castellón Station

To travel from the hotels to the UJI it is recommended to use the Tram.
The timetables can be consulted at: https://www.tramcastellon.com/wp-content/uploads/UJI-GRAO.pdf




Attendees can obtain a 5% discount on their train tickets. The discount authorization can be downloaded, once registration has been completed, in the Documentation section.

The steps to follow in order to formalize the discount on the purchase of the tickets, through www.renfe.com, are as follows:

1.- Select the train of your choice by clicking on any of the available options (Basic, Choose, Choose Comfort and Premium).

2.- Select the Congress/Events fare from the fare drop-down menu.

3.- Enter the authorization number in the box indicating authorization number (not valid for discount code box).




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