2014 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's participant schools will present one of the papers on the program.
 
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Date:
Friday, December 5, 2014

Location:
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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Organizers:
Yakov Amihud, NYU School of Business
Kose John, NYU Stern School of Business

Registration:
To register for the conference and reserve your luncheon ticket, please send an email to salomon@stern.nyu.edu by November 28. 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 1.

 
Program
 
9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 Introduction
9:45 Valentin Haddad, Princeton University
Concentrated Ownership and Equilibrium Asset Prices
Discussant: Christian Opp, University of Pennsylvania
10:45 Refreshment Break
11:00 Ryan H. Peters, University of Pennsylvania
Lucian A. Taylor, University of Pennsylvania
Intangible Capital and the Investment-q Relation
Discussant: Justin Murfin, Yale School of Management
12:00 Refreshment Break
12:15 Shmuel Baruch, University of Utah
Lawrence R. Glosten, Columbia University
Flickering Quotes
Discussant: Joel Hasbrouck, NYU Stern School of Business
1:15 Lunch
Speaker:  Balvinder Sangha, Principal, Financial Services Advisory
"Policy and Financial Implications of the Proposed Impairment Standard"
2:15 Jennie Bai, Georgetown University
Thomas Philippon, NYU Stern School of Business
Alexi Savov, NYU Stern School of Business
Have Financial Markets Become More Informative?
Discussant: Harrison Hong, Princeton University
3:15 Refreshment Break
3:30 Joshua Madsen, University of Minnesota
Marina Niessner, Yale School of Management
Is Investor Attention for Sale? The Role of Advertising in Financial Markets
Discussant: Charles Jones, Columbia University
4:30 Cocktail Reception