Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Tuesday, 28/May/2019
1:30pm - 3:15pm2.1: Monetary Policy and Credit Markets
Session Chair: Mitchell Berlin, FRB Philadelphia
Room 101 
1:30pm - 3:15pm1.6: Hedge Funds
Session Chair: Burton Hollified, Carnegie Mellon University
Room 102 
1:30pm - 3:15pm1.5: Credit Supply 1
Session Chair: John Sedunov, Villanova University
Room 103 
1:30pm - 3:15pm2.2: Corporate Governance 1
Session Chair: INDRANEEL CHAKRABORTY, University of Miami
Room 104 
1:30pm - 3:15pm2.3: Generating and Interpreting Information
Session Chair: Kristine Hankins, University of Kentucky
Room 105 
1:30pm - 3:15pm1.7: Asset Pricing 1
Session Chair: Noah Stoffman, Indiana University
Room 106 
1:30pm - 3:15pm8.3: PhD session 1
Session 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)

Room 100 
3:15pm - 3:30pmCoffee Break
3:30pm - 5:45pm1.1: Fintech 1: Fintech, ICOs and Digital Currencies
Session Chair: Zhiguo He, University of Chicago
Room 101 
3:30pm - 5:45pm5.5: Regulation 1: Bank Regulation and Central Banks
Session Chair: Mark Jeffrey Flannery, University of Florida
Room 102 
3:30pm - 5:45pm1.3: Financial Access and Inclusion
Session Chair: Manuel Adelino, Duke University
Room 103 
3:30pm - 5:45pm1.2: Collateral : Theory and Evidence
Session Chair: Arnoud Boot, university of amsterdam
Room 104 
3:30pm - 5:45pm6.1: Politics, Crime and Economics
Session Chair: alexander dyck, University of Toronto
Room 105 
3:30pm - 5:45pm1.4: Asset Pricing 2
Session Chair: Lorenzo Bretscher, London Business School Finance Department
Room 106 
3:30pm - 5:45pm8.4: PhD session 2
Session 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)

Room 100 
6:15pm - 8:00pmReception, Harbor Ballroom and Lawn (Sponsored by the Journal of Financial Intermediation)
Date: Wednesday, 29/May/2019
7:45am - 8:15amContinental Breakfast
Conference Room Open Area 
8:30am - 10:15am5.1: Fintech 2: Fintech, Lending and Illiquidity
Session Chair: William Mann, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Room 101 
8:30am - 10:15am5.3: Bank Regulation, Supervision and Risk taking
Session Chair: Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, Columbia University Graduate School of Business
Room 102 
8:30am - 10:15am3.1: Securitization and Liquidity
Session Chair: Christa Bouwman, Texas A&M University
Room 103 
8:30am - 10:15am2.6: Corporate Governance 2
Session Chair: Charlie Hadlock, Michigan State Unversity
Room 104 
8:30am - 10:15am2.5: Financial and Lending Networks
Session Chair: Uday Rajan, University of Michigan
Room 105 
8:30am - 10:15am4.3: Markets, Information and Returns
Session Chair: Adriano Rampini, Duke University
Room 106 
10:15am - 10:30amCoffee Break
10:30am - 12:15pm4.5: Innovation 1
Session Chair: Filippo Mezzanotti, Northwestern University
Room 101 
10:30am - 12:15pm3.6: Venture Capital 1: VCs, Rating Agencies and Investments
Session Chair: Francesca Cornelli, Northwestern, Kellogg School of Management
Room 102 
10:30am - 12:15pm5.6: Credit Supply 2: Bank Credit Supply Shocks
Session Chair: Janis Skrastins, Washington University in St Louis
Room 103 
10:30am - 12:15pm4.4: Corporate Governance 3
Session Chair: Anil Shivdasani, University of North Carolina
Room 104 
10:30am - 12:15pm3.5: Valuation Risk, Systemic Risk and Financial Distress
Session Chair: Yaron Leitner, Washington University
Room 105 
10:30am - 12:15pm3.3: Financial Constraints
Session Chair: Utpal Bhattacharya, HKUST
Room 106 
12:15pm - 2:00pmLunch in the Grand Ballroom - Ross Levine Keynote Speech
2:00pm - 4:15pm2.7: Mutual Funds
Session Chair: Sugato Bhattacharyya, University of Michigan
Room 101 
2:00pm - 4:15pm4.6: Agency Problems and Contracting
Session Chair: Bruce Carlin, UCLA
Room 102 
2:00pm - 4:15pm7.2: Liquidity 1: Liquidity in Financial markets
Session Chair: Loriana Pelizzon, SAFE Goethe University
Room 103 
2:00pm - 4:15pm3.2: Security Design 1
Session Chair: Giorgia Piacentino, Columbia University
Room 104 
2:00pm - 4:15pm4.2: Bank Deposits, Capital and Decisionmaking
Session Chair: Franco Fiordelisi, University of Rome III
Room 105 
2:00pm - 4:15pm5.2: Asset Pricing 3
Session Chair: Guofu Zhou, Washington University in St. Louis
Room 106 
6:45pm - 10:00pmGala Dinner at the Mansion on Forsyth Park (registration required)
Date: Thursday, 30/May/2019
7:45am - 8:15amContinental Breakfast
Conference Room Open Area 
8:30am - 10:15am7.1: Innovation 2: Promoting Innovation
Session Chair: Rebecca Zarutskie, Federal Reserve Board
Room 101 
8:30am - 10:15am8.2: Regulation 3: Competition, Supervision and Bank lending
Session Chair: Paolo Fulghieri, UNC
Room 102 
8:30am - 10:15am6.4: Liquidity 2: Liquidity and and Intermediation
Session Chair: Allen N. Berger, University of South Carolina
Room 103 
8:30am - 10:15am6.6: Corporate Governance 4
Session Chair: Simon Gervais, Duke University
Room 104 
8:30am - 10:15am7.6: Financial Advisors and Investment Consultants
Session Chair: Justin Murfin, CORNELL
Room 105 
8:30am - 10:15am7.3: Bond Markets, Public Ownership and the Economy
Session Chair: S Viswanathan, Duke University
Room 106 
10:15am - 10:30amCoffee Break
10:30am - 12:15pm7.5: Corporate Culture, Ethics and Social Responsibility
Session Chair: Murillo Campello, Cornell
Room 101 
10:30am - 12:15pm6.3: Executive Incentives
Session Chair: Vojislav Maksimovic, University of Maryland
Room 102 
10:30am - 12:15pm4.1: Liquidity 3: Liquidity in Markets and Institutions
Session Chair: Richard Rosen, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Room 103 
10:30am - 12:15pm8.5: Monetary Policy
Session Chair: Merih Sevilir, Indiana University
Room 104 
10:30am - 12:15pm8.6: Information and Learning
Session Chair: Olivier Darmouni, Columbia university
Room 105 
10:30am - 12:15pm8.1: Dividends, Deposits and Banks
Session Chair: Rodney Ramcharan, marshall school of business, USC
Room 106 
12:15pm - 2:00pmLunch in the Grand Ballroom - FIRS Business meeting + JFI Awards
2:00pm - 4:15pm6.2: Innovation 3: Entrepreneurship
Session Chair: Arthur Korteweg, University of Southern California
Room 101 
2:00pm - 4:15pm3.4: Regulation 4: Bank Regulation and Financial Stability
Session Chair: Gregory F. Udell, Indiana University
Room 102 
2:00pm - 4:15pm2.4: Credit Supply 3: Clogged Arteries in Credit Supply
Session Chair: Amiyatosh Purnanandam, University of Michigan
Room 103 
2:00pm - 4:15pm7.4: Household Leverage
Session Chair: Asaf Bernstein, University of Colorado at Boulder
Room 104 
2:00pm - 4:15pm6.5: Market Trading and Microstructure 1
Session Chair: Giovanni DellÂ’Ariccia, IMF
Room 105 
2:00pm - 4:15pm5.4: Asset Pricing 4
Session Chair: Hengjie Ai, University of Minnesota
Room 106 

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