May 12-13th, 2017

1-103 Hanson Hall (West Bank, University of Minnesota)


Friday May 12

12:00p.m. – 12:30p.m.  Conference Lunch

12:30p.m. – 1:15p.m.    Hui Chen, “The Impact of Circuit Breakers”

                                    Discussant: Martin Szydlowski

1:15pm – 2:00p.m.       Ian Dew-Becker, “A Model of Multi-Frequency Trade”

                                    Discussant: Hengjie Ai

2:00pm – 2:15pm          Break

2:15p.m. – 3:00p.m.      Selale Tuzel, “Tax Incentives, Investment, and Employment”

                                    Discussant: Richard Thakor

3:00p.m. – 3:45p.m.      Juliana Salomao, “Exchange Rate Exposure and Firm Dynamics”

                                    Discussant: Xiaoji Lin

3:45pm – 4:00pm          Break

4:00p.m. – 4:45p.m.      Christian Opp, “Real Anomalies”

                                    Discussant:  Jun Li

4:45p.m. – 5:30p.m.      Florian Schulz, “Credit and Option Risk Premia”

                                    Discussant: Colin Ward

Saturday, May 13

9:00a.m. – 9:15a.m.      Conference Breakfast

9:15a.m. – 10:00a.m.    Jarda Borovicka, “Identifying Ambiguity Shocks in Business Cycle Models using Survey Data”

                                    Discussant:  Juliana Salomao

10:00a.m. – 10:45a.m.  Hengjie Ai, “Asset Pricing with Endogenously Uninsurable Tail Risks”

                                    Discussant: Yili Chien

10:45a.m. – 11:00a.m.   Break

11:00a.m. – 11:45a.m.  Colin Ward, “Equilibrium Wealth Share Dynamics”

                                    Discussant: Anmol Bhandari

11:45a.m. – 12:30p.m.  Lubos Pastor, “Political Cycles and Stock Returns”

                                    Discussant: Frederico Belo

12:30p.m.-1:30p.m.        Conference Lunch


If you wish to attend, or if you have any additional questions, please contact Aaron Barger at (612) 626-7108 or