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Law & Finance Conference: Issues in Executive Compensation


Law & Finance Conference: Issues in Executive Compensation
DATE:
Friday, May 2nd 2008
8:30AM - 5:00PM

LOCATION:
New York University
Stern School of Business
KMC 4-80
44 West 4th St.
New York, NY 10012

DIRECTIONS TO STERN:
http://w4.stern.nyu.edu/aboutstern/aboutstern.cfm?doc_id=1570

ORGANIZERS:
William Allen
Kose John
David Yermack

COORDINATOR:
Harold Jennings
hjenning@stern.nyu.edu
(212) 998-0565

PROGRAM IN FORMATION:


8:30
Registration and Breakfast

9:00
Introduction

9:15
Chair: Kose John, New York University
Alex Edmans, University of Pennsylvania, and Xavier Gabaix, New York University
“Detail-Independent Optimal Contracts, with an Application to CEO Incentives”
Discussant: Heski Bar-Isaac, New York University

10:10
Refreshment Break

10:25
Chair: Daniel Wolfenzon, New York University
Gian Luca Clementi, New York University, Thomas Cooley, New York University, and Sonia Di Giannatale, Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas
“Total Executive Compensation”
Discussant: Philip Bond, University of Pennsylvania

11:20
Refreshment Break

11:35
Chair: Robert Whitelaw, New York University
H. Shawn Mobbs, Vanderbilt University and Charu G. Raheja, Wake Forest University
“Executive Promotions: Compensation, CEO influence and Firm Valuation”
Discussant: Lalitha Naveen, Temple University

12:30
Luncheon

1:45
Chair: William Allen, New York University
Jie Cai and Ralph A. Walking, Drexel University
“Shareholders’ Say on Pay: Does it Create Value?”
Discussant: Simi Kedia, Rutgers University

2:40
Refreshment Break

2:55
Chair: Joshua Ronen, New York University
Ola Bengtsson, Cornell University, and John R.M. Hand, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“CEO Compensation in Private Venture-Backed Firms"
Discussant: Hamid Mehran, New York Federal Reserve

3:50
Refreshment Break

4:05
Chair: Yakov Amihud, New York University
Dalida Kadyrzhanova, University of Maryland, and Antonio Falato, Federal Reserve Board
“Optimal CEO Incentives and Industry Dynamics”
Discussant: Lin Peng, Baruch College

5:00

6:00
Adjourn

Dinner - Please RSVP