11th ANNUAL CONFERENCE 
Corporate FINANCE

 
 
20
May
2024
Monday

Ethical and Social Issues
Chair: Vidhan K. GOYAL (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Location: Ocean 4

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Crafting an AI Compass - The Influence of Global AI Standards on Firms
Mehmet CANAYAZ* (Pennsylvania State University)
Zhe WANG (Pennsylvania State University)

Discussant:
Laura VELDKAMP (Columbia University & ABFER)
10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Making sure your vote does not count: ESG activism and insincere proxy voting
Dunhong JIN* (The University of Hong Kong)
Thomas NOE (University of Oxford)

Discussant:
Yizhou XIAO (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Equity Pay Beyond the C-suite
Andrea L. EISFELDT (University of California, Los Angeles)
Antonio FALATO (Federal Reserve Board)
Dongryeol LEE (University of California, Los Angeles)
Mindy Xiaolan ZHANG* (University of Texas at Austin)

Discussant:
Kasper NIELSEN (Copenhagen Business School & ABFER)

 
21
MAY
2024
Tuesday

Financing
Chair: Hong RU (Nanyang Technological University)

Location: Ocean 4

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Corporate Hedging, Contract Rights, and Basis Risk
Ilona BABENKO (Arizona State University)
Yuri TSERLUKEVICH* (Arizona State University)

Discussant:
Prabhala NAGPURNANAND (Johns Hopkins University & ABFER)
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
EXIM Exit The Real Effects of Trade Financing by Export Credit Agencies
Poorya KABIR* (National University of Singapore)
Adrien MATRAY (Stanford University)
Karsten MULLER (National University of Singapore)
Chenzi XU (Stanford University)

Discussant:
Stephen Teng SUN (City University of Hong Kong)
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Capital Flight with Intra-firm Lending
Jiafei HU* (University of Queensland)
Haishan YUAN (University of Queensland)

Discussant:
Tianyue RUAN (National University of Singapore)

22
May
2024
Wednesday

Entrepreneurs, Patents, and New Business Models
Chair:  Alminas ZALDOKAS (National University of Singapore)

Location: Ocean 4

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Discrimination in Two-sided Matching Market Experimental and Theoretical Evidence in Entrepreneurial Finance
Junlong FENG (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
Ofir GEFEN* (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Ye ZHANG (Stockholm School of Economics)
Weijie ZHONG (Stanford University)

Discussant:
Kai LI (University of British Columbia & ABFER)
10:00 am – 10:30am
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Patent Hunters
Lauren COHEN (Harvard University)
Umit G. GURUN (University of Texas at Dallas)
S. Katie MOON* (University of Colorado - Boulder)
Paula SUH (University of Georgia)

Discussant:
Josh LERNER (Harvard University & ABFER)
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Diverging Paths in Banks' Business Models: New Facts and Macro Implications
Shohini KUNDU (University of California, Los Angeles)
Tyler MUIR (University of California, Los Angeles)
Jinyuan ZHANG* (University of California, Los Angeles)

Discussant:
Shashwat ALOK (Indian School of Business)

* Presenter. Program is subjected to change. Updated 20 Mar 2024. 

Session Format

Three papers will be presented during each session. Each paper lasts for one hour, including 25 minutes for presentation, 20 minutes for discussion and 15 minutes for Q&A. There will be a 30 minutes break after the first paper.

Contact Information

Program Director Conference Organizer

Jun-Koo KANG (Nanyang Technological University & ABFER)
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Randall MORCK (University of Alberta & ABFER)
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Hong RU (Nanyang Technological University)
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Johan SULAEMAN (National University of Singapore & ABFER)
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Alminas ZALDOKAS (National University of Singapore)
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