Carlson School of Management, conference to be held in Hanson Hall, Room 1-109
April 20th and April 21st, 2018
Please print copies of all papers prior to coming to the conference.  Copies of the papers will not be available at the conference. 

Friday, April 20, 2018

Moderator for the event: Friday -Michael Iselin

Time Event
11:15 a.m.

Walk from Hotel to Hubert H. Humphrey School
Courtyard Minneapolis
1500 South Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55455

11:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m.

Lunch in Hubert H. Humphrey School Atrium
Walk to Hanson Hall, Room 1-109 for the Conference

12:45 p.m.

Welcome Guests

12:50–1:50 p.m.

Paper 1: Kelly Shue, Yale University
Title:  PDF icon"Can the Market Multiply and Divide? Non-Proportional Thinking in Financial Markets?" (652.09 KB)
Co-Author:  Richard R. Townsend, University of California at San Diego

1:50–2:00 p.m. Break
2:00–3:00 p.m. Paper 2: Luzi Hail, University of Pennsylvania
Title:   "PDF icon"Do Risk Disclosures Matter When It Counts? Evidence from the Swiss Franc Shock" (1.2 MB)
Co-Authors: Maximilian Muhn (Humboldt University of Berlin) and David Oesch (University of Zurich)
3:00–3:30 p.m. Break
3:30–4:30 p.m.

Paper 3: Nemit Shroff, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title:  "Disclosure Incentives When Competing Firms Have Common Ownership" (copies provided at the conference)
Co-Authors: Jihwon Park, Harvard University
Jalal Sani and Hal White, Pennsylvania State University

4:30–4:40 p.m. Break
4:40–5:40 p.m. Paper 4: Tjomme Rusticus, The University of Minnesota
Title: "PDF icon"Foreign Capital and Earnings Management: International Evidence from Equity Market Opening" (519.79 KB)"
Co-Authors:  Fangfang Hou, Jeffrey Ng, and Xinpeng Xu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
5:45 p.m. Walk to hotel
6:00 -6:15 p.m.


Shuttle Service provided at hotel for dinner
Fogo de Chao
645 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN

6:30-7:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7:30-9:30 p.m. Dinner
  Shuttle back to hotel

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Moderator for the event: Vivian Fang

Time Event
7:30 a.m.

Walk to Hanson Hall, Room 1-109 from hotel

8:00–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30–9:30 a.m. Paper 5:  Clare Wang, University of Iowa
Title:  "PDF icon"Exogenous Credit Rating Changes and the Provision of Voluntary Disclosure" (354.64 KB)
Co-Authors: Riddha Basu and James Naughton, Northwestern University
9:30–9:40 a.m. Break
9:40–10:40 a.m. Paper 6: Rebecca Hann, University of Maryland
Title: "PDF iconDo Director Networks Improve Managerial Learning from Stock Prices? (250.54 KB)"
Co-Authors: Ferhat Akbas, University of Illinois at Chicago
M. Fikret Polat and Musa Subasi, University of Maryland
10:40-10:50 a.m. Break
10:50-11:50 a.m.

Paper 7:  Steve Karolyi, Carnegie Mellon University
Title: "PDF iconDoes Financial Reporting Matter? (461.84 KB)"
Co-Authors: Aytekin Ertan, London Business School
Tom Ruchti and Andrew Bird, Carnegie Mellon University

11:50 a.m. Lunch (box lunches)

A cab can be arranged for you please see the cab signup sheets at the conference.  Deb will call and make the arrangements for you for cabs, 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.  Please also consider an Uber cab utilizing your phone.