Theory Conference 2011

October 7-8, 2011

Moderator: Frank Gigler


Friday, October 7
12:00 - 12:45 p.m.Shuttle from Aloft Hotel to Hanson Hall
1:00 p.m.Welcome
1:05 - 2:25 p.m.Philip Bond, University of Minnesota: "Investment Banking Careers: An Equilibrium Theory of Overpaid Jobs" (316.05 KB), co-author Ulf Axelson (London School of Economics and SIFR)
2:45 - 4:05 p.m.Raghu Venogopalan, University of Illinois: "Debt Covenants and the Incentive for Asset Substitution" (649.06 KB), co-authors Tong Lu (University of Houston), and Haresh Sapra (University of Chicago)
4:25 - 5:45 p.m.Ivan Marinovic, Stanford University: "Disclosure of Hard Versus Soft Information" (273.8 KB) co-author Jeremy Bertomeu (Baruch College)
5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

Shuttle to the Aloft Hotel from Hanson Hall

Visiting guests will walk from Aloft Hotel to Sea Change Restaurant in the Guthrie

Check out the Guthrie:

806 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415

(Please remember to wear your name badge to dinner)

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.Reception
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.Dinner
Saturday, October, 8
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.Breakfast will be available at the Aloft Hotel
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.Shuttle from Aloft Hotel to Hanson Hall
9:40 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Thomas Hemmer, Rice University: "Optimal Pay-Performance-Sensitivity in the Presence of Exogenous Risk" (will not be linked but paper copies available at the conference)
11:15 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.Hans Frimor, Aarhus University: "Options in Compensation, Promises and Pitfalls" (473.06 KB), co-authors Christian Riis Flor (University of Southern Denmark) and Claus Munk (Aarhus University)
12:45 p.m.Box Lunch


Speakers and Participants

Invited Speakers

  • Philip Bond, University of Minnesota
  • Hans Frimor, Aarhus University
  • Thomas Hemmer, Rice University
  • Ivan Marinovic, Stanford University
  • Raghunathan Venugopalan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaig

Confirmed Participants

  • Regina Anctil, University of St. Thomas
  • Tim Baldenius, New York University
  • Sanjay Banerjee, University of Alberta
  • Jeremy Bertomeu, Baruch College
  • Anne Beyer, Stanford University
  • Qi Chen, Duke University
  • Edwige Cheynel, Columbia University
  • Carlos Corona, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Sunil Dutta, University of California at Berkeley
  • Ilan Guttman, Stanford University
  • Xu Jiang, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Michael Kirschenheiter, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Eva Labro, University of North Carolina
  • Jing Li, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Meng Li, University of Chicago
  • Tong Lu, University of Houston
  • Xiaojing Meng, New York University
  • Lin Nan, Carnegie Mellon University
  • N.V. Ramanan, University of California - Davis
  • Shiva Sivaramakrishnan, University of Houston
  • Baohua Xin, University of Toronto
  • Minlei Ye, University of Toronto
  • Yun Zhang, George Washington University

Carlson Faculty

  • Ming Deng
  • Gordon Duke
  • Clayton Forester
  • Yu Gao
  • Frank Gigler
  • Zhaoyang Gu
  • Chandra Kanodia
  • Mozaffar Khan
  • Pervin Shroff
  • Raj Singh
  • Dushyang Vyas
  • Andrew Winton
  • Ivy Zhang

Carlson Phd Students

  • Wen Chen
  • Xin Dai
  • Aysa Dordzhieva
  • Feng Guo
  • Rachel Henderson
  • Sumi Jung
  • Yuanyuan Ma
  • Jonathan Nam
  • Xiaoxia Peng
  • Nathanial Wolfe
  • Hongda Zhong