6TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 
Corporate FINANCE

 
 
22
May
2018
Tuesday

Labor, Entrepreneurship & Finance
Chair: Yupana Wiwattnakantang (National University of Singapore)

Location: Gardenia

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Employee Satisfaction, Labor Market Flexibility, and Stock Returns Around The World

Alex Edmans (London Business School)
Lucius Li* (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals)
Chendi Zhang (University of Warwick)

Discussant:
Sumit Agarwal (Georgetown University & ABFER)

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm
Creditor Rights, Threat of Liquidation, and Labor-Capital Choice of Firms

Shashwat Alok* (Indian School of Business)
Ritam Chaurey (Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies)
Vasudha Nukala (Washington University)

Discussant:
Randall Morck (University of Alberta)

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Workplace Flexibility and Entrepreneurship

Sumit Agarwal (Georgetown University)
Tien Foo Sing (National University of Singapore)
Changcheng Song* (National University of Singapore)
Jian Zhang (Hong Kong Baptist University)

Discussant:
Jungho Lee (Singapore Management University)

 
23
MAY
2018
Wednesday 

Technology and Finance
Chair: Angie Low (Nanyang Technological University)

Location: Azalea II & III

9:00 am – 9:45 am
Panda Games: Corporate Disclosure in the Eclipse of Search

Kemin Wang (Fudan University)
Xiaoyun Yu (Indiana University)
Bohui Zhang* (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen)

Discussant:
Douglas Skinner (University of Chicago Booth School of Business & ABFER)

9:45 am – 10:30 am
The Dark Side of Technological Progress? Impact of E-Commerce on Employees at Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

Sudheer Chava (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Alexander Oettl (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Manpreet Singh (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Linghang Zeng* (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Discussant:
Hoonsuk Park (Nanyang Technological University)

11:00 am – 11:45 am
The Relationship Dilemma: Organizational Culture and the Adoption of Credit Scoring Technology in Indian Banking

Prachi Mishra (International Monetary Fund)
Nagpurnanand Prabhala* (University of Maryland)
Raghuram G. Rajan (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)

Discussant:
Yupeng Lin (National University of Singapore)

24
MAY
2018
Thursday

Governance & Finance
Chair: Kasper Nielsen (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Location: Azalea II & III

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Fund What You Trust? Social Capital and Moral Hazard in Crowdfunding

Tse-Chun Lin* (University of Hong Kong)
Vesa Pursiainen (University of Hong Kong)

Discussant:
Chishen Wei (Singapore Management University)

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Changing of the Guards: Does Succession Planning Matter?

Dragana Cvijanovic* (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Nickolay Gantchev (Southern Methodist University)
Sunwoo Hwang (University of North Carolina)

Discussant:
Kasper Nielsen (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Can Deal Failure Be Predicted?

Stacey Jacobsen (Southern Methodist University)
Utpal Bhattacharya* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussant:
Jared R. Stanfield (University of New South Wales)

* Presenter. Program is subjected to change. Updated 8 June 2018. 


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Jun-Koo Kang (Nanyang Technological University & ABFER)
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Randall Morck (University of Alberta & ABFER)
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Angie Low (Nanyang Technological University & ABFER)
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Kasper Nielsen (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
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Yupana Wiwattanakantang (National University of Singapore)
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