Carlson School of Management, location in Hanson Hall 1-111
April 15th and April 16th, 2016

There will NOT be copies of the papers available at the conference. Participants are encouraged to print them out beforehand.

Friday, April 15

Moderator for the event: Friday - Vivian Fang

10:50 a.m.

Shuttle Service from Radisson BLU Hotel to Hubert H. Humphrey School (please note that there will only be 1 shuttle time)
Radisson Blu Downtown Minneapolis
35 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402

11:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m.

Lunch in Hubert H. Humphrey School Atrium

12:45 p.m.

Welcome Guests

  • Frank Gigler, Accounting Department. Chair
12:50–1:50 p.m.Paper 1: Wayne Guay, University of Pennsylvania
Title:  "

Co-Authors:  Christ Armstrong, Warton and John Core, MIT
1:50–2:00 p.m.Break
2:00–3:00 p.m.Paper 2: Joshua Madsen, University of Minnesota
Title:  "
Co-Author:  Jeff McMullin, Indiana University
3:00–3:30 p.m.Break
3:30–4:30 p.m.

Paper 3: Peter Easton, University of Notre Dame
Title:  "

Co-Authors:  Peter Vassallo, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Eric Weisbrod, University of Miami


4:30–4:40 p.m.Break
4:40–5:40 p.m.Paper 4: Theodore Christensen, University of Georgia
Title:  "
Co-Authors:  Richard Cazier, University of Texas-El Paso
Kenneth Merkley, Cornell University, and John Treu, Pace University
5:45 p.m.Shuttle service to Radisson Blu Minneapolis Hotel
5:45–6:25 p.m.

Free Time (walk to Ling & Louie's) see map for directions
921 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55402

6:30-7:30 p.m.Reception
7:30-9:30 p.m.Dinner
 Walk back to Radisson Blu Minneapolis, MN

Saturday, April 16

Moderator: Paul Ma

7:30 a.m.

Shuttle Service from Radisson BLU Hotel to Carlson School of Management - Hanson Hall 1-111

8:00–8:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast
8:30–9:30 a.m.Paper 5:  Miguel Minutti-Meza, University of Miami
Title:  "
Co-Authors:  Elizabeth Gutierrez, University of Chile
Jake Krupa, University of Miami
Maria Vulcheva, Florida International University
9:30–9:40 a.m.Break
9:40–10:40 a.m.Paper 6: T.J. Wong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Title:  "

Co-Authors:   Zengquan Li, Shanghai University and Gwen Yu, Harvard University
10:40-10:50 a.m.Break
10:50-11:50 a.m.Paper 7:  Joao Granja, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title:  "

Co-Authors:  Anna Costello and Joseph Weber, MIT
11:50 a.m.Lunch (box lunches)

A cab has been pre-arranged for some of you.  Please see the cab signup sheet at the conference for time and confirmation numbers.  If you still need to reserve a taxi Deb will call and make the arrangements for you, or you can call Airport Taxi at 612-888-8000.  Ask them to pick you up at 1925 South 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55455.  Taxi's can take up to 4 people at one time.  Vans are available for up to 8.  Please consider if you are going around the same time to combine.