PROGRAM 2 :  corporate finance

 
 
22
MAY
2013
Wednesday

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Session 1

Measuring Economic Policy Uncertainty

Scott Baker (Stanford), Nicholas Bloom (Stanford) and Steven Davis (Chicago)
Discussant: Ross Levine

10:00 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am- 12:30 pm
Session 2

Informed Trading in Regulated Industries

David Reeb (NUS), Yuzhao Zhang (Oklahoma State) and Wanli Zhao (Southern Illinois University)
Discussant: Faccio, Mara
Conference Paper  

Consumption and Debt Response to Fiscal Stimuli: Evidence from a Large Panel of Consumers in Singapore

Sumit Agarwal (NUS) and Wenlan Qian (NUS)
Discussant: Takeo Hoshi
Conference Paper  

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Session 3

Informed Trading & Expected Returns

James Choi (Yale), Li Jin (Oxford & Peking University) and Hongjun Yan (Yale)
Discussant: Alexander Ljungqvist
Conference Paper  

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Session 4

Does Group Affiliation Facilitate Access to External Financing? Evidence from IPOs by Family Business Groups

Ron Masulis (UNSW), Peter Kien Pham (UNSW), Jason Zein (UNSW) and Stephanie Dash (Deutsche Bank AG Australia & New Zealand)
Discussant: Joseph Fan (CUHK)
Conference Paper  

Shell Games: Have U.S. Capital Markets been harmed by Chinese companies entering via Reverse Mergers?

Charles Lee (Stanford), Kevin Li (Toronto) and Ran Zhang (Peking University)
Discussant: Yanbo Wang (Boston University)
Conference Paper  

5:30 pm

 
23
MAY
2013
Thursday

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Session 1

State-controlled Banks and the Effectiveness of Monetary Policy

Randall Morck, M.Deniz Yavuz and Bernard Yeung
Discussant: Krishnamurthy Subramanian (Indian School of Business)
Conference Paper  

10:00 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Session 2

Understanding Informal Financing

Franklin Allen (Penn), Meijun Qian (NUS) and Jing Xie (NUS)
Discussant: Laura Starks
Conference Paper  

Does Academic Research Destroy Stock Return Predictability?

David McLean (University of Alberta & MIT) and Jeffrey Pontiff (Boston College)
Discussant: Allaudeen Hameed
Conference Paper  

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Session 3

Does Corporate Hedging Attract Foreign Investors?

Massimo Massa (INSEAD) and Lei Zhang (NTU)
Discussant: Anand Srinivasan (NUS)
Conference Paper  

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Session 4

Employee Inside Debt and Firm Risk-Taking: Evidence from Employee Deposit Programs in Japan

Sudipto Dasgupta (HKUST), Yupeng Lin (NUS), Takeshi Yamada (U of Adelaide) and Zhang Zilong (HKUST)
Discussant: Craig Brown (NUS)
Conference Paper  

Non-executive Employee Stock Options and Corporate Innovation

Xin Chang (NTU), Kangkang Fu (NTU), Angie Low (NTU) and Wenrui Zhang (Xiamen U)
Discussant: Renée B. Adams (UNSW)
Conference Paper  

5:30 pm

 

Session Organisers

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Session Format

Sessions Duration
Presentation 25 minutes
Discussants #1 10 minutes
Open discussion 15 minutes

Contact Information

Randall Morck (Track Chair)
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Jun-Koo Kang
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Bernard Yeung
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