9th EARNet Symposium 2017
The Ninth European Auditing Research Network Symposium will be held on September 29th and 30th 2017 in Leuven (Belgium). The scope of topics is intended to be broad and includes research papers that deal with all fields of auditing research. The Symposium includes parallel sessions of presentation and discussion of research papers, a plenary panel session and a keynote speech. The keynote speech entitled "Is audit market competition imperfect? Evidence and policy implications" will be given by Joseph Gerakos (Dartmouth College). The Symposium’s panel session will focus on “How informative are extended audit reports, really?”.
A special workshop for papers from Ph.D. students will be held on Thursday, September 28th, 2017.Feedback on accepted Ph.D. proposals or Ph.D. related papers is provided by experienced international scholars in auditing research.
This year there will be also a themed issue on “Innovative Auditing Research” of the International Journal of Auditing (IJA) dedicated to the symposium. Authors who submit a paper can opt to submit the paper for consideration of publication in this issue. It is possible to submit a paper solely to the Symposium and not for consideration of publication in the Journal.
Deadline for submission of papers to the Symposium and Ph.D. Workshop is April 30th 2017.