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Date: Thursday, 24/Aug/2017
CFE-3: Dynamic Models in Corporate Finance
Location: O131
Chair: Enrique Schroth, Cass Business School

Firm Selection and Corporate Cash Holdings

Berardino Palazzo1, Juliane Maria Begenau2

1: Boston University; 2: Harvard University

Dynamic Financial Constraints: Which Frictions Matter for Corporate Policies?

Boris Nikolov1, Roberto Steri2, Lukas Schmid3

1: University of Lausanne, Swiss Finance Institute; 2: University of Lausanne; 3: Duke University

Misvaluation of Investment Options

Evgeny Lyandres1, Egor Matveyev2, Alexei Zhdanov3

1: Boston University; 2: University of Alberta; 3: Penn State University

CFE-7: Law and Finance
Location: O131
Chair: Brandon Julio, University of Oregon

Anti-Collusion Enforcement: Justice for Consumers and Equity for Firms

Sudipto Dasgupta1,2, Alminas Zaldokas1

1: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; 2: Lancaster University

Roadblock to Innovation: The Role of Patent Litigation in Corporate R&D

Filippo Mezzanotti

Northwestern University

Shareholder Litigation and Corporate Innovation

Chen Lin1, Sibo Liu1, Gustavo Manso2

1: University of Hong Kong; 2: UC Berkeley

CFE-5: Investment
Location: O131
Chair: Nickolay Gantchev, Southern Methodist University

Downward Wage Rigidity, Corporate Investment, and Firm Value

DuckKi Cho

Arizona State University

Multinational Firms and The International Transmission of Financial Crises: The Real Economy Channel

Jan Bena1, Serdar Dinc2, Isil Erel3

1: University of British Columbia; 2: Rutgers University; 3: The Ohio State University

Information, Competition, and Investment Sensitivity to Peer Stock Prices

Malcolm Ian Wardlaw1, Arzu Ozoguz2, Michael Rebello1

1: University of Texas at Dallas; 2: Rice University

Date: Friday, 25/Aug/2017
CFE-8: Private Firms and IPOs
Location: O131
Chair: Francois Degeorge, USI UniversitĂ  della Svizzera italiana, Swiss Finance Institute

Do Private Firms (Mis)Learn from the Stock Market?

Dong Yan

Stockholm School of Economics

Management Quality and Innovation in Private Firms and the IPO Market Rewards to Innovative Activity

Thomas Chemmanur1, Manish Kumar Gupta2, Karen Simonyan3

1: Boston College; 2: University of Nottingham; 3: Suffolk University

Pre-IPO Trusts, Private Information, and Corporate Spillover

Michael Dambra1, Matthew Gustafson2, Phillip Quinn3

1: University at Buffalo; 2: Penn State University; 3: University of Washington

CFE-2: Corporate Debt
Location: O131
Chair: S. Abraham Ravid, Yeshiva University

Shareholders as Creditors of First Resort

Andriy Bodnaruk1, Marco Rossi2

1: University of Illinois at Chicago; 2: Texas A&M University

The Role of Subsidiary Debt for the Borrowing Cost of Diversified Firms

Michela Altieri

Goethe University Frankfurt

Do Changes in Lenders’ Monitoring Impact Timely Loss Recognition?

Janet Gao1, Chuchu Liang2, Kenneth Merkley2, Joseph Pacelli1

1: Indiana University; 2: Cornell University

CFE-1: Boundaries of the Firm
Location: O131
Chair: Marco Rossi, Texas A&M University

Why Do Distressed Firms Acquire?

Quxian Zhang

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Search Frictions and M&A Outcomes: Theory and Evidence

Yelena Larkin1, Evgeny Lyandres2

1: York University; 2: Boston University

Acquiring Banking Networks

Ross Levine1, Chen Lin2, Zigan Wang2

1: UC Berkeley; 2: University of Hong Kong

Date: Saturday, 26/Aug/2017
FL-4: Careers and Compensation
Location: O131
Chair: Kasper Meisner Nielsen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

CEO Marketability, Employment Opportunities, and Compensation: Evidence from Compensation Peer Citations

Daewoung Choi1, David Clay Cicero2, Shawn Mobbs1

1: University of Alabama; 2: Auburn University

Career Risk and Market Discipline in Asset Management

Andrew Ellul1, Marco Pagano2, Annalisa Scognamiglio2

1: Indiana University; 2: UniversitĂ  di Napoli Federico II

The Effect of Superstar Firms on College Major Choice

Darwin Choi1, Dong Lou2, Abhiroop Mukherjee3

1: Chinese University of Hong Kong; 2: London School of Economics; 3: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

CFE-4: Innovation
Location: O131
Chair: Jan Bena, University of British Columbia

Measuring Innovation Around the World

Ping-Sheng Koh1, David Reeb2, Elvira Sojli3, Wing Wah Tham3

1: ESSEC Business School; 2: National University of Singapore; 3: University of New South Wales

Innovation in Mature Firms: A Text-Based Analysis

J. Anthony Cookson, Gustaf Bellstam, Sanjai Bhagat

University of Colorado Boulder

Human Capital, Skilled Immigrants, and Innovation

Rasha Ashraf1, Rina Ray2

1: Georgia State University; 2: University of Colorado Denver

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