The Seventeenth 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.

Friday, December 1, 2017

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, click here. If this link is blocked, please RSVP to by November 24.

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 24.


9:00Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30Introduction: Elizabeth Morrison, Vice Dean of Faculty, NYU Stern
9:45Chair: Alexander Ljungqvist, NYU Stern
Maryam Farboodi, Princeton University
Laura Veldkamp, NYU Stern
Long Run Growth of Financial Data Technology
Discussion: Simona Abis, Columbia Business School
10:45Refreshment Break
11:00Chair: TBA
Erik Gilje, University of Pennsylvania
Elena Loutskina, University of Virginia
Daniel Patrick Murphy, University of Virginia
Drilling and Debt
Discussion: Song Ma, Yale University
12:00Refreshment Break
12:15Chair: Jennifer Carpenter, NYU Stern
Jason Roderick Donaldson, Washington University in St. Louis
Giorgia Piacentino, Columbia Business School
Anjan Thakor, Washington University in St. Louis
Intermediation Variety
Discussion: Vincent Glode, University of Pennsylvania
2:15Chair: Adrien Matray, Princeton University
Michael C. Bailey, Facebook
Eduardo Davila, NYU Stern
Theresa Kuchler, NYU Stern
Johannes Stroebel, NYU Stern
House Price Beliefs and Mortgage Leverage Choice
Discussion: Wei Xiong, Princeton University
3:15Refreshment Break
3:30Chair: TBA
Jordan Brooks, AQR Capital Management, LLC
Tobias J. Moskowitz, Yale University
Yield Curve Premia
Discussion: Alexi Savov, NYU Stern School
4:30Cocktail Reception