Agenda

Day 0: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 (Location: Executive Housing)

   Reception and Networking Dinner for Conference Participants
(7:00 PM onwards)

Day 1: Thursday, July 25, 2019 (Location: AC7, LT)
WELCOME ADDRESS

Rajendra Srivastava

Dean and Novartis Professor of Marketing Strategy and Innovation
Indian School of Business
(8:30 AM-8:45 AM)

 
Session 1:Banking
(8:45 AM-10:45 AM)
Session Chair:  Sumit Agarwal, National University of Singapore
Is there a Benefit from Reduced Regulation on Small Banks?
 
Authors          Abhishek Srivastav, University of Edinburgh
                        Francesco Vallascas, University of Leeds
                
Discussant    Rik Sen, University of New South Wales
Returns to Community Lending
 
Authors          Indraneel Chakraborty, University of Miami                         
                        Vidhi Chhaochharia, University of Miami
                        Rong Hai, 
University of Miami
                        Prithu Vatsa, University of Miami
 
Discussant     Ankit Kalda, Indiana University
TEA BREAK
(10:45 AM - 11:00 AM)
SESSION 2:  Capital Markets
(11:00 AM-1:00 PM)
Session Chair: 
Meghana Ayyagari, George Washington University
The Real Effects of Exchange Traded Funds
 
 Authors          Frank Weikai Li, Singapore Management University
                         Constantinos Antoniou, University of Warwick
                         Xuewen Liu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
                         Avanidhar Subrahmanyam, University of California, Los Angeles
                         Chengzhu Sun, 
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
                                   
 Discussant    Nitin Kumar, Indian School of Business

 
Information and Liquidity of OTC Securities: Evidence from Public Registration of Rule 144A Bonds
           
 Authors         
Madhu Kalimipalli, Wilfrid Laurier University
                         Song Han, Federal Reserve Board
                         Alan G. Huang, University of Waterloo
                         Ke Wang, Federal Reserve Board
           
Discussant      
Apoorva Javadekar, Indian School of Business
      Lunch Break and Networking - Bajaj Dining Hall
                              (1:00 PM-3:30 PM)                                  
SESSION 3:   Debt and Externalities
(3:30 PM-5:30 PM)
Session Chair: 
Pradeep Yadav, University of Oklahoma
Second Chance: Life without Student Debt

Authors          Ankit Kalda, Indiana University 
                        Marco Di Maggio, Harvard University
                        Vincent W. Yao, Georgia State University

Discussant    N R Prabhala, Johns Hopkins University
The Long and Short of Cash Flow Shocks and Debt Financing
 
Authors          
Seong Byun, Virginia Commonwealth University
                        Valery Polkovnichenko, University of Texas at Dallas
                        Michael Rebello, University of Texas at Dallas

Discussant     Tianyue Ruan, National University of Singapore
 
Day 2: Friday, July 26, 2019 (Location: AC7, LT)
SESSION 4: Entrepreneurship and Regulation
(8:45 AM-10:45 AM)
Session Chair: Navin Chopra, Northwestern University
Financial Constraints of Entrepreneurs and the Self-Employed: The Effect of Lottery Wins on Incorporation and Registration

Authors          Sahil Raina, University of Alberta
                        Vyacheslav Mikhed, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
                        Barry Scholnick, University of Alberta
 
Discussant     
Renuka Sane, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy
Supranational Supervision
 
Authors         
Shikhar Singla, London Business School
                       Rainer Haselmann, Goethe University
                       Vikrant Vig, London Business School

Discussant    Madhu Kalimipalli, Wilfrid Laurier University
TEA BREAK
                                  (10:45 AM - 11:00 AM)                                    
SESSION 5: Finance and Technology
(11:00 AM-1:00 PM)
Session Chair: 
Rik Sen, University of New South Wales
Digital Payments and Consumption: Evidence from the 2016 Demonetization in India
 
Authors         
Tianyue Ruan, National University of Singapore
                       Sumit Agarwal, National University of Singapore
                       Pulak Ghosh, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
                       Jing Li, Singapore Management University
 
Discussant    
Bhagwan Chowdhry, Indian School of Business
Perceived Precautionary Savings Motives: Evidence from FinTech
 
Authors         
Francesco D’Acunto, Boston College
                       Thomas Rauter, University of Chicago
                       Christoph Scheuch, Vienna University of Economics and Business
                       Michael Weber, University of Chicago

Discussant    Indraneel Chakraborty, University of Miami
   Lunch Break and Networking - Bajaj Dining Hall
                                        (1:00 PM-3:30 PM)                                        
SESSION 6: Political Economy
(3:30 PM-5:30 PM)
Session Chair: 
Bhagwan Chowdhry, Indian School of Business
The Impact of Institutions on Innovation
 
Authors         
Jean-Marie Meier, University of Texas at Dallas
                       Alexander Donges, University of Mannheim
                       Rui C. Silva, London Business School

Discussant    Sahil Raina, University of Alberta
Politically Motivated Corporate Decisions: Evidence from China and an Inclusion Game
 
Authors          
David Feldman, University of New South Wales
                        Chang Mo Kang, University of New South Wales
                        Jiaming Li, University of New South Wales
                        Konark Saxena, University of New South Wales

Discussant     Francesco D’Acunto, Boston College
 
TEA BREAK
(5
:30 PM - 6:00 PM)

KEYNOTE ADDRESS 
(6:00 PM-7:00 PM)
 
Amit Seru
The Steven and Roberta Denning Professor of Finance, Stanford University;
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
 

BEST PAPER AWARD PRESENTATION
 
VOTE OF THANKS

Sumit Agarwal, National University of Singapore