Conference Papers

 

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Session 1: Default Risk and Corporate Finance

Does it Matter who Owns Moody's?

Simi Kedia (Rutgers Business School), Shivaram Rajgopal (Emory University), Xing Zhou (Rutgers Business School)

Does it Matter who Owns Moody's?

 Bankrupt Family FirmsAlminas Zaldokas(HKUST Business School) & Massimo Massa (INSEAD)Bankrupt Family Firms
Session 2: Investor ActivismActivists Funds,Leverage, and ProcyclicalityAmil Dasgupta & Mike Burkart (London School of Economics)Activist Funds, Leverage, and Procyclicality
 Hedge Fund Activists: Do They Take Cues from Institutional ExitNickolay Gantchev & Chotibhak Jotikasthira (UNC Chapel Hill)Hedge Fund Activists: Do They Take Cues from Institutional Exit
Session 3: BankingDid the community reinvestment act lead to risky lending?Sumit Agarwal (National University of Singapore), Efraim Benmelech (Kellogg School of Management), Nittai Bergman (MIT) and Amit Seru (Chicago Booth)Did the community reinvestment act lead to risky lending?
 How Organizational Hierarchy Affects Information ProductionJanis Skrastins & Vikrant Vig (London Business School)How Organizational Hierarchy Affects Information Production
Session 4: GovernanceOwnership, Investment and Governance: The Costs and Benefits of Dual Class SharesSuman Banerjee (Nanyang Technological University) & Ronald Masulis (Australian School of Business)Ownership, Investment and Governance: The Costs and Benefits of Dual Class Shares
 Firms in Corrupt Environments and the Value of Corporate GovernanceSteven Chong Xiao, Nishant Dass (Georgia Tech) and Vikram Nanda (Rutgers)Firms in Corrupt Environments and the Value of Corporate Governance
Session 5: Capital Structure and IncentivesManagerial Compensation in Multi-division FirmShashwat Alok (ISB) & Radha Gopalan (Washington University, St. Louis)Managerial Compensation in Multi-division Firm
 Financial leverage, product quality failures, and product market effects: Evidence from product recallsJaideep Shenoy, Venkat Subramaniam  (Tulane University) & Omesh Kini (Georgia State University)Financial leverage, product quality failures, and product market effects: Evidence from product recalls
Session 6: Emerging MarketsDoes Microfinance Foster Business Growth? The Importance of Entrepreneurial HeterogeneityAbhijit Banerjee (MIT), Emily Breza (Columbia University), Esther Duflo (MIT), and Cynthia Kinnan (Northwestern University)Does MicrofinanceFoster Business Growth? The Importance of Entrepreneurial Heterogeneity
 The Economic Effects of a Borrower Bailout: Evidence from an Emerging MarketMartin Kanz  & Xavier Gine (World Bank)The Economic Effects of a Borrower Bailout: Evidence from an Emerging Market