Agenda

Day 0 : Wednesday, July 27, 2016
7:30 PMReception for Conference Participants
Day 1 : Thursday, July 28,  2016
9:00 AM – 11:15 AMSession 1: Corporate Governance
Session Chair:  Raj Iyer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Does Combining The CEO And Chair Roles Cause Poor Performance
Author       Harley Ryan, Georgia State University
                   Narayanan Jayaraman, Georgia Tech University
                   Vikram Nanda, University of Texas, Dallas
Discussant   Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Washington University, St. Louis
 
Powerful Blockholders And CEO Turnover
Author       Lei Zhang, Nanyang Technological University
                  Chishen Wei, Nanyang Technological University
Discussant   Sris Chatterjee, Fordham University
11:15 AM – 11:30 AMTea Break
11:30 AM – 1:15 PMSession 2: Monetary Policy and Corporate Finance
Session Chair:    Pradeep Yadav, University of Oklahoma 

Taper Tantrums: Qe, Its Aftermath And Emerging Market Capital Flows
Author       Anusha Chari, University Of North Carolina
                   Karlye Dilts, University Of North Carolina
                   Christian Lundblad,University Of North Carolina                   

Discussant   Prachi Mishra, Reserve Bank of India
 

Did ECB Liquidity Injections Help The Real Economy?
Author       Sarah Qian Wang, University of Warwick
                   Stine L. Daetz, Copenhagen Business School
                   Marti Subrahmanyam, New York University
                   Dragon Y. Tang, University of Hong Kong
Discussant   Raj Iyer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1:15 PM – 3:15 PMLunch Break and Networking
3:15 PM – 5:00 PMSession 3: Industrial Organization in Financial Intermediation
Session Chair: Anusha Chari, University Of North Carolina
 
Competition For Underwriting: Implication For Information Production And Insurance
Author       Sudip Gupta, Fordham University
                   Rangarajan K. Sundaram, New York University
                   Suresh Sundaresan, Columbia University
Discussant   Parikshit Ghosh, Delhi School of Economics
 
Is The Active Fund Management Industry Concentrated Enough
Author       David Feldman, University of New South Wales, Australia
                   Konark Saxena, University of New South Wales, Australia
                   Jingrui Xu, University of New South Wales, Australia
Discussant   Vikas Agarwal, Georgia State University
 
5:15 PM – 6:15 PMAddress by Lars Hansen, University of Chicago
Day 2 : July 29, 2016
8:45 AM – 11:15 AMSession 4: Capital Structure
Session Chair: Suresh Sundaresan, Columbia University
 
 
Deposit Shocks And Credit Supply: Evidence From U.S. Lottery Winners
Author            Carlos Parra, University of Texas, Austin
Discussant    Simi Kedia, Rutgers Business School
 
Flexible Prices And Leverage
Author       Francesco D'Acunto, University Of Maryland, College Park
                   Ryan Liu, Univeristy of California, Berkeley
                   Carolin Pflueger, University of British Columbia
                   Michael Weber, University of Chicago
Discussant   Vikram Nanda, University of Texas, Dallas
 
11:15 AM – 11:30 AMTea Break
 
 
11:30 AM – 1:15 PM
Session 5: Mergers, Acquisition, and Corporate Investments
Session Chair:  Vikram Nanda, University of Texas, Dallas
 
Mutual Fund Transparency And Corporate Myopia
Author       Vikas Agarwal, Georgia State University
                   Rahul Vashishtha, Duke University
                   Mohan Venkatachalam, Duke University
Discussant   Prachi Deuskar, Indian School of Business
 
Relative Values, Announcement Timing, And Shareholder Returns In Mergers And Acquisitions
 
Author       Vijay Yerramilli, University Of Houston
                   Sangwon Lee, University Of Houston
Discussant   Rik Sen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
1:15 PM – 3:15 PMLunch Break and Networking
3:15 PM – 5:00 PMSession 6: Corporate Finance and Asset Prices
Session Chair: Vikas Agarwal, Georgia State University
 
Rational Inattention, Misallocation And Asset Prices
Author           Naveen Gondhi, Northwestern University
Discussant   Deepal Basak, New York University
 
Limits to arbitrage in emerging markets
Author       V. Ravi Anshuman, IIM, Bangalore
                   Prachi Deuskar, Indian School of Business
                   Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Indian School of Business
                   Ramabhadran Thirumalai, Indian School of Business
Discussant   Pradeep Yadav, University of Oklahoma
5:00 PM – 5:15 PMTea Break
5:15 PM –  6:15 PMKeynote address by Bhagwan Chowdhry, UCLA
6:30 PMBest Paper Presentation Award and Vote of Thanks