2016 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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Friday, December 2, 2016

NYU Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
Room 2-60
44 West 4th Street
New York, NY 10012

Yakov Amihud, NYU Stern School of Business
Kose John, NYU Stern School of Business
Alexander Ljungqvist, NYU Stern School of Business

To register for the conference and reserve your luncheon ticket, please send an email to salomon@stern.nyu.edu by November 25. 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 November 25.

9:00Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:45Chair: Jennifer Carpenter, NYU Stern
Wouter Dessein, Columbia University
Tano Santos, Columbia University
Managerial Style and Attention
Discussion: Cecilia Parlatore, NYU Stern
10:45Refreshment Break
11:00Chair: Vincent Glode, University of Pennsylvania
Andres Liberman, NYU Stern
Daniel Paravisini, London School of Economics
Vikram Pathania, University of Sussex
High-Cost Debt and Borrower Reputation: Evidence from the U.K
Discussant: Justin Murfin, Yale School of Management
12:00Refreshment Break
12:15Chair: Jose Scheinkman, Columbia University
Sang Byung Seo, University of Houston
Jessica A. Wachter, University of Pennsylvania
Option prices in a model with stochastic disaster risk
Discussant: Xavier Gabaix, NYU Stern
Speaker: Lisa Pinheiro, Vice President, Analysis Group
“Antitrust Litigation in Financial Markets”
2:15Chair: Michael Roberts, University of Pennsylvania
Matthew Spiegel, Yale University
Heather Tookes, Yale University
Identifying an IPO's Impact on Rival Firms
Discussant: Christian Opp, University of Pennsylvania
3:15Refreshment Break
3:30Chair: Song Ma, Yale University
Olivier Dessaint, University of Toronto
Thierry Foucault, HEC Paris
Laurent Frésard, University of Maryland
Adrien Matray, Princeton University
Ripple Effects of Noise on Corporate Investment
Discussant: Wei Jiang, Columbia Business School
4:30Cocktail Reception