Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Tuesday, 28/May/2019
2.1: Monetary Policy and Credit Markets
Location: Room 101
Chair: Mitchell Berlin, FRB Philadelphia
1.6: Hedge Funds
Location: Room 102
Chair: Burton Hollified, Carnegie Mellon University
1.5: Credit Supply 1
Location: Room 103
Chair: John Sedunov, Villanova University
2.2: Corporate Governance 1
Location: Room 104
Chair: INDRANEEL CHAKRABORTY, University of Miami
2.3: Generating and Interpreting Information
Location: Room 105
Chair: Kristine Hankins, University of Kentucky
1.7: Asset Pricing 1
Location: Room 106
Chair: Noah Stoffman, Indiana University
8.3: PhD session 1
Location: Room 100
Chair: Simon Gervais, Duke University
Discussant: Yufeng Wu, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Discussant: Merih Sevilir, Indiana University
Discussant: Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, Columbia University Graduate School of Business

Product Market Strategy and Corporate Policies

Jakub Hajda

Université de Lausanne

Discussant: Yufeng Wu (University of Illinois)

The Race of Unicorns: A Signaling Story of Private Acquisitions

Xuelin Li

University of Minnesota

Discussant: Merih Sevilir (Indiana University)

Breaking the Feedback Loop: Macroprudential Regulation of Banks' Sovereign Exposures

Jorge Abad


Discussant: Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh (Columbia University)

Coffee Break
1.1: Fintech 1: Fintech, ICOs and Digital Currencies
Location: Room 101
Chair: Zhiguo He, University of Chicago
5.5: Regulation 1: Bank Regulation and Central Banks
Location: Room 102
Chair: Mark Jeffrey Flannery, University of Florida
1.3: Financial Access and Inclusion
Location: Room 103
Chair: Manuel Adelino, Duke University
1.2: Collateral : Theory and Evidence
Location: Room 104
Chair: Arnoud Boot, university of amsterdam
6.1: Politics, Crime and Economics
Location: Room 105
Chair: alexander dyck, University of Toronto
1.4: Asset Pricing 2
Location: Room 106
Chair: Lorenzo Bretscher, London Business School Finance Department
8.4: PhD session 2
Location: Room 100
Chair: Mariassunta Giannetti, Stockholm School of Economics
Discussant: Chotibhak Jotikasthira, SMU - Cox School of Business
Discussant: Lin Cong, The University of Chicago
Discussant: Daniel Paravisini, London School of Economics

Why Do Institutional Investors Oppose Shareholder Activism? Evidence from Voting in Proxy Contests

Yanran Liu

University of Pittsburgh

Discussant: Chotibhak Jotikasthira (SMU - Cox School of Business)

The Value of Privacy: Evidence from Online Borrowers

Huan Tang

HEC Paris

Discussant: Lin William Cong (University of Chicago)

Women's Inheritance Rights and Entrepreneurship Gender Gap

Lakshmi Naaraayanan


Discussant: Daniel Paravisini (London School of Economics)

Reception, Harbor Ballroom and Lawn (Sponsored by the Journal of Financial Intermediation)

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