3rd Annual Conference: CORPORATE FINANCE

 
 
25
May
2015
Monday

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

8.30 am - 9.20 am
Strategic News Releases In Equity Vesting Months

Luis Goncalves-Pinto* (National University of Singapore)
Alex Edmans (London Business School)
Yanbo Wang (INSEAD)
Xu Moqi (London School of Economics)

Discussant:
Andreas Milidonis (Nanyang Technology University)

Conference Paper  
9.20 am - 10.10 am
Who Captures The Power of The Pen?

Le Zhang* (University of New South Wales)
Jiaxing You (Xiamen University)
Bohui Zhang (University of New South Wales)

Discussant:
Hong Zhang (Tsinghua University)

Conference Paper
10.50 am - 11.40 am
Does It Pay for Entertaining Your Stakeholders?

Haibing Shu* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Hui Ou-Yang (Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business)
Sonia Man-lai Wong (Lingnan University)

Discussant:
Gao Huasheng (Nanyang Technological University)

Conference Paper  
11.40 am - 12.30 pm
Do Corporate Taxes Hinder Innovation?

Alminas Zaldokas* (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Abhiroop Mukherjee (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Manpreet Singh (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Discussant:
Sheridan Titman (University of Texas at Austin)

Conference Paper  
 
26
May
2015
Tuesday

Chair: Angie Low (Nanyang Technological University)

8.30 am - 9.20 am
Capital Gains Lock-In and Governance Choices

Stephen G. Dimmock* (Nanyang Technological University)
William C. Gerken (University of Kentucky)
Zoran Ivković (Michigan State University)
Scott J. Weisbenner (University of Illinois)

Discussant:
Renée Adams (University of New South Wales)

Conference Paper  
9.20 am - 10.10 am
The Changing Nature of Corporate Board Activity

Robert Tumarkin* (University of New South Wales)
Renée B. Adams (University of New South Wales)
Vanitha Ragunathan (University of Queensland)

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

Conference Paper  
10.50 am - 11.40 am
Family Business and Firm Value: Evidence from Stakeholder Relations with Employees

Jungmin Kim* (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Jun-Koo Kang (Nanyang Technological University)

Discussant:
Nandini Gupta (Indiana University)

Conference Paper  
11.40 am - 12.30 pm
Behind the Scenes: The Corporate Governance Preferences of Institutional Investors

Laura Starks* (University of Texas at Austin)
Joseph A. McCahery (Tilburg University)
Zacharias Sautner (University of Frankfurt)

Discussant:
Ross Levine (University of California, Berkeley)

Conference Paper  
 
27
May
2015
Wednesday

Chair: Yupana Wiwattanakantang (National University of Singapore)

8.30 am - 9.20 am
State Capitalism vs. Private Enterprise

Alexander Ljungqvist* (New York University)
Donghua Chen (Nanjing University)
Dequan Jiang (Wuhan University)
Haitian Lu (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Mingming Zhou (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs)

Discussant:
Mara Faccio (Purdue University)

Conference Paper  
9.20 am - 10.10 am
International Liquidity Shocks, the Real Economy, and Social Unrest: China, 1931-1935

Alberto Manconi* (Tilburg University)
Fabio Braggion (Tilburg University)
Haikun Zhu (Tilburg University)

Discussant:
Randall Morck (University of Alberta)

Conference Paper  
10.50 am - 11.40 am
Political Turnover, Ownership, and Corporate Investment

Jerry Cao* (Singapore Management University)
Tiecheng Leng (Singapore Management University)
Brandon Julio (University of Oregon)
Sili Zhou (Singapore Management University)

Discussant:
Bohui Zhang (Univerwity of New South Wales)

Conference Paper  
11.40 am - 12.30 pm
Learning through a Smokescreen: Earnings Management and CEO Compensation over Tenure

Nandini Gupta* (Indiana University)
Cristina Cella (Stockholm School of Economics)
Andrew Ellul (Indiana University)

Discussant:
Vikas Mehrotra (University of Alberta)

Conference Paper  
 

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