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Finance Alumni Conference

The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business is hosting the Finance Alumni Conference to share current research, best practices, and stay connected with one another.

This year's event is May 16-17, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio and organized by Professors René M. Stulz and Ingrid Werner.

 

Conference Agenda

The following agenda is the plan for the conference. Each topic is linked to the publication, so it can be downloaded and/or read in preparation for the conference.

The conference, breakfast and lunch (May 16) will take place in 140 Pfahl Hall.

Conference Agenda

 

Friday, May 16

11:30am-1:00pm

Lunch
140 Pfahl Hall
280 West Woodruff Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210

1:00-2:00pm

Shadowy Banking; Theft by Safety Net
Edward J. Kane, Boston College

Discussant:
Jean Helwege, University of South Carolina

2:00-3:00pm

Thawing Frozen Capital Markets and Backdoor Bailouts; Evidence from the Fed's Liquidity Programs
Nicole Boyson, Northeastern University
Jean Helwege, University of South Carolina
Jan Jindra, Menlo College

Discussant:
Haluk Unal, University of Maryland

3:00pm-3:30pm

Break

3:30pm-4:30pm

Who Facilitated Misreporting in Securitized Loans
John M. Griffin, University of Texas at Austin
Gonzalo Maturana, University of Texas at Austin

Discussant:
Itzhak Ben-David, The Ohio State University

4:30pm-5:30pm

Final Demand for Structured Finance Securities
Craig B. Merrill, Brigham University
Taylor Nadauld, Brigham University
Philip E. Strahan, Boston College

Discussant:
Anil Shivdasani, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

7:00pm

Dinner
Lemongrass Fusion Bistro
641 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215 [map]

Saturday, May 17

8:00am

Continental Breakfast
140 Pfahl Hall
280 West Woodruff Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210

8:30-9:30am

Does Risk Management Affect Firm Value? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Erik P. Gilje,University of Pennsylvania
Jérôme P. Taillard, Boston College

Discussant:
Yeejin Jang, Purdue University

9:30am-10:30am

Value versus Growth Investing; Why do Different Investors have Different Styles
Henrik Cronqvist, China Europe International Business School
Stephen Siegel, University of Washington
Frank Yu, China Europe International Business School

Discussant:
Danling Jiang, Florida State University

10:30am-11:00am

Break

11:00am-12:15pm

Visibility Bias in the Transmission of Consumption Norms and Undersaving
Bing Han, University of Toronto
David Hirshleifer, University of California, Irvine

12:30pm

Lunch
Ballroom A, The Blackwell Hotel
2110 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, OH 43210