4th Annual Conference: Corporate Finance

 
 
23
May
2016
Monday

Chair: Angie Low (Nanyang Technological University)

Session: Politics, Corruption & the Firm

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Anti-Corruption Reforms and Shareholder Valuations: Event Study Evidence from China

Chen Lin (Hong Kong University)
Randall Morck (University of Alberta)
Bernard Yeung* (National University of Singapore)
Xiaofeng Zhao (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Discussant:
Yingyi Qian (Tsinghua University)

Conference Paper  
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Corruption and Corporate Financial Policy: Evidence from Politician Downfalls in China

Xiaofeng Zhao* (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Haohan Ren (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Discussant:
Ru Hong (Nanyang Technological University)

Conference Paper  
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Bribes and Firm Value

Stefan Zeume* (University of Michigan)

Discussant:
Vikas Mehrotra (University of Alberta)

Conference Paper  
 
24
May
2016
Tuesday

Chair: Yupana Wiwattanakantang (National University of Singapore)

Session: Insiders & Corporate Outcomes

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Shareholder Wealth Consequence of Insider Pledging of Company Stock as Collateral for Personal Loans

Ying Dou (University of New South Wales)
Ronald W. Masulis* (University of New South Wales)
Jason Zein (University of New South Wales)

Discussant:
Tse-Chun Lin (Hong Kong University)

Conference Paper  
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Threat of Entry: Trade Credit and the Defense of Market Power

Manpreet Singh* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussant:
N R Prabhala (Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning)

Conference Paper  
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Assortative Matching in Managerial Labor Markets: Theory and Measurement

Egor Matveyev* (University of Alberta)

Discussant:
Ronald W. Masulis (University of New South Wales)

Conference Paper  
 
25
May
2016
Wednesday

Chair: Jun Koo Kang (Nanyang Technological University)

Session: Market Forces & Corporate Policies

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Influencing Control: Jawboning in Risk Arbitrage

Wei Jiang (Columbia University)
Tao Li* (University of Warwick)
Danqing Mei (Columbia University)

Discussant:
Alexander Ljunqqvist (New York University)

Conference Paper  
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Inside Brokers

Frank Weikai Li (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Abhiroop Mukherjee* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Rik Sen (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussant:
Roger Loh (Singapore Management University)

Conference Paper  
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Peer Effects of Corporate Social Responsibility

Jie Cao (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Hao Liang (Singapore Management University)
Xintong Zhan* (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Discussant:
Renee Adams (University of New South Wales)

Conference Paper  

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Program Director Conference Organizer

Randall Morck (University of Alberta)
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Jun-Koo Kang (Nanyang Technological University)
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Angie Low (Nanyang Technological University)
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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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