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Date: Thursday, 24/Aug/2017
CFGT-1: Shareholder Activism
Location: O129
Chair: Amil Dasgupta, London School of Economics

Blockholder Voting

Heski Bar-Isaac1, Joel Shapiro2

1: University of Toronto; 2: University of Oxford

Portfolio Size and the Incentives for Shareholder Activism

Günter Strobl, Jing Zeng

Frankfurt School of Finance and Management

Proxy Advisory Firms: The Economics of Selling Information to Voters

Andrey Malenko1, Nadya Malenko2

1: Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 2: Boston College

CFGT-2: Disclosure and News
Location: O129
Chair: Chong Huang, UC Irvine

The Forward-Looking Disclosures of Corporate Managers: Theory and Evidence

Julian Alexander Opferkuch1, Reint E. Gropp2, Rasa Karapandza3

1: Goethe University Frankfurt; 2: Halle Institute for Economic Research; 3: European Business School

Optimal Leverage and Strategic Disclosure

Giulio Trigilia

University of Rochester

Spillovers from "Good-News" and Other Bankruptcies: Real Effects and Price Responses

Nina Baranchuk, Michael Rebello

University of Texas at Dallas

CFGT-3: Corporate Cash Policy
Location: O129
Chair: Boris Nikolov, University of Lausanne, Swiss Finance Institute

The Interest Sensitivity of Corporate Cash

Xiaodan Gao1, Toni M. Whited2, Na Zhang3

1: National University of Singapore; 2: University of Michigan, NBER; 3: Fudan University

Transitory Versus Permanent Shocks: Explaining Corporate Savings and Investment

Sebastian Gryglewicz1, Loriano Mancini2, Erwan Morellec3, Enrique Schroth4, Philip Valta5

1: Erasmus University Rotterdam; 2: USI, Swiss Finance Insitute; 3: EPFL, Swiss Finance Institute, CEPR; 4: Cass Business School, CEPR; 5: University of Bern, University of Geneva, Swiss Finance Institute

R&D Dynamics and Corporate Cash

Xiaodan Gao1, Jake Zhao2

1: National University of Singapore; 2: Peking University

Date: Saturday, 26/Aug/2017
IF-1: CIRP & Carry
Location: O129
Chair: Wenxin Du, Federal Reserve Board

Optimal Factor Strategy in FX Markets

Thomas Maurer1, Thuy-Duong To2, Ngoc-Khanh Tran1

1: Washington University in St. Louis; 2: University of New South Wales

Segmented Money Markets and Covered Interest Parity Arbitrage

Dagfinn Rime1, Andreas Schrimpf2, Olav Syrstad3

1: BI Norwegian Business School; 2: Bank for International Settlements; 3: Norges Bank

Limits to Arbitrage in the Foreign Exchange Market: Evidence from FX Trade Repository Data

Gino Cenedese1, Pasquale Della Corte2, Tianyu Wang2

1: Bank of England; 2: Imperial College Business School

BH-5: Attention and Information
Location: O129
Chair: Matti Keloharju, Aalto University

Does it Pay to Pay Attention?

Antonio Gargano1, Alberto G. Rossi2

1: University of Melbourne; 2: University of Maryland

Attention on Volatility and Options

Yan Xu1, Shu Yan2, Yuzhao Zhang3

1: University of Hong Kong; 2: Oklahoma State University; 3: Rutgers University

First-Round Knock-out: Complexity, Disclosed Margins, and Ex-Post Returns of Structured Products

Petra Vokatá

Aalto University

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