There will be a limited number of copies of the papers available. Participants are encouraged to print them out beforehand.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Moderator for Friday:  Gaoqing Zhang

Time Event
11:00 a.m. Shuttle Service from Radisson BLU Hotel to Hanson Hall, Room 1-102
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch (held in Carlson School Private Dining Room) Lower Level 1-150
12:45 p.m.

Welcome Guests

  • Chandra Kanodia, Accounting Department
12:50 – 1:50 p.m. Barton Lipman, Boston University
Paper: "Disclosure and Choice"
Co-Authors: Eichanan Ben-Porath and Eddie Dekel
1:50 – 2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 –3:00 p.m. Emir Kamenica, University of Chicago-Booth
Paper: "Information Environments and the Impact of Competition on Information Provision"
Co-Author:  Matthew Gentzkow, University of Chicago
3:00 – 3:10 p.m. Break
3:10 – 4:10 p.m.

George-Marios Angeletos, MIT
Paper: "Quantifying Confidence"
Co-Authors:  Fabrice Collard and Harris Dellas

4:10 – 4:20 p.m. Break
4:20 – 5:20 p.m. Gadi Barlevy, Federal Reserve Board of Chicago
Paper: "Mandatory Disclosure and Financial Contagion (454.37 KB)
Co-Author:  Fernando Alvarez
5:20 p.m. Shuttle to Radisson BLU Minneapolis Hotel
6:25 p.m.
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Walk to SEVEN (remember to wear your name badges to dinner)
Reception and Dinner
700 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Moderator: Paul Ma

Time Event
7:00 a.m.

Shuttle Service from Radisson BLU Hotel to Hanson Hall
Classroom 1-102

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m. Syvlain Chassang, Princeton University
Paper:  "Corruption, Intimidation, and Whistleblowing: A Theory of Inference from Unverifiable Reports"
Co-Author: Gerald Padro i Miquel
9:00 – 9:10 a.m. Break
9:10 –10:10 a.m. Laura Veldkamp, New York University Stern
Paper:  "A Rational Theory of Mutual Funds' Attention Allocation (606.63 KB)
Co-Authors: Marcin Kacperczyk and Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh
10:10 - 10:20 a.m. Break
10:20 - 11:20 a.m. Stephen Terry, Boston University
Paper:  "The Macro Impact of Short-Termism (1.48 MB)"
11:20 - 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Gaoqing Zhang, University of Minnesota
Paper:  TBD
12:30 p.m. Lunch (box lunches)

A taxi sign-up sheet will be available for you during the conference. 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. Taxis can accomodate up to 4 people and a van up to 8.