2012 Five-Star Conference on Research in Finance

This conference brings together finance researchers from several northeastern universities. We invite colleagues at all schools in the northeast, and others interested in current finance research, to a day of research presentations in finance. Faculty from each of the program participant schools will present one of the papers on the program.

Sponsored by

Cornerstone Research


Program Participants from:
Columbia University | New York University | Princeton University
University of Pennsylvania | Yale University

Friday, December 7, 2012

New York University
Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center, Room 2-60
44 West Fourth Street
New York, NY 10012

Directions to Stern:
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Yakov Amihud, New York University
Kose John, New York University

To register for the conference and reserve your luncheon ticket, please send an email to salomon@stern.nyu.edu by November 30. Indicate your name, university/affiliation, and email address in your response.

Special Request from Organizers:
Last year there was a large number of people who registered and did not show up. Please understand that this creates difficulties in organization and catering. We would like to ask you to register only if you are reasonably sure of being able to attend. And, if after having registered you find out that you are unable to attend, please let us know by December 3.

9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 Introduction
9:45 Kent Daniel, Columbia University
Tobias Moskowitz, University of Chicago
Momentum Crashes
Discussant: William Goetzmann, Yale University
10:45 Refreshment Break
11:00 Alex Edmans, University of Pennsylvania
Itay Goldstein, University of Pennsylvania
Wei Jiang, Columbia University
Feedback Effects and the Limits to Arbitrage
Discussant: Wei Xiong, Princeton University
12:00 Refreshment Break
12:15 Karthik Balakrishnan, University of Pennsylvania
Mary Billings,NYU Stern School of Business
Bryan Kelly, University of Chicago
Alexander Ljungqvist, NYU Stern School of Business
Shaping Liquidity: On the Causal Effects of Voluntary Disclosure
Discussant: Larry Glosten, Columbia University
1:15 Lunch
Keynote Speaker: 
Allan W. Kleidon, Senior Vice President, Cornerstone Research
"Valuation Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions"
2:15 Ji Shen, London School of Economics
Hongjun Yan, Yale University
Jinfan Zhang, Yale University
Collateral-Motivated Financial Innovation
Discussant: Vincent Glode, University of Pennsylvania
3:15 Refreshment Break
3:30 Harrison Hong, Princeton University
David Sraer, Princeton University
Speculative Betas
Discussant: Lasse Heje Pedersen, NYU Stern School of Business
4:30 Reception