The University of Minnesota Finance Department is pleased to announce the Minnesota Corporate Finance Conference, to be held May 4th-5th, 2012 in Hanson Hall Room 1-103.
Please see the conference program for more details.
Confirmed participants include:
Justin Murfin (Yale University) “Small Lending Big: The Real Effects of Trade Credit Demands on Constrained Supplier” (co-author Kenneth Njoroge)
Discussant: Santiago Bazdresch (Minnesota)
Discussant: Dirk Jenter (Stanford)
Jonathan Berk (Stanford University) "Measuring Economic Rents in the Mutual Fund Industry" (co-author Jules H. van Binsbergen)
Discussant: David Musto (Wharton)
Discussant: Hengjie Ai (Duke)
Discussant: Gordon Alexander (Minnesota)
Sheridan Titman (Texas) “Debt, Labor Markets and the Creation and Destruction of Firms” (co-authors Andres Almazan and Adolfo de Motta)
Discussant: Lucasz Drozd (Wharton)
Rajkamal Iyer (MIT) “Understanding Bank Runs: Do Depositors MonitoR Banks?” (co-authors Manju Puri and Nicolas Ryan)
Discussant: Asaf Manela (WashU)
José-Luis Peydró (Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) “Macroprudential Policy, Countercyclical Bank Capital Buffers and Credit Supply: Evidence from the Spanish Dynamic Provisioning Experiments” (co-authors Gabriel Jimenez, Steven Ongena and Jesus Saurina)
Discussant: Robert McDonald (Northwestern)