Empirical Conference Schedule

Carlson School of Management, conference to be held in Hanson Hall, Room 1-108.
April 19 and April 20, 2024.

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 19, 2024 - 

Moderators for the event: Friday - Salman Arif
11:15 am

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

12:45 pm

Welcome Guests, Pervin Shroff - Chair of Accounting

12:50-1:50 pm

Sugata Roychowdhury, Northwestern University
Title:  " Spillover Effects of Fee Transparency: Evidence from the Corporate Bond Markets"
Co-Authors: Thomas C. Hagenberg and Hyunjin Kim, Northwestern University

1:50-2:00 pm


2:00-3:00 pm

Mary Ellen Carter, Boston College
Title:  "Real Effects of the Proposed SEC Climate Disclosure Rule"
Co-Authors: Lian Fen Lee and Enshuai Yu, Boston College

3:00-3:30 pm


3:30-4:30 pm

Helen Zhang, University of Minnesota
Title:   "Impact of State Community Reinvestment Act on Mortgage Companies ---Compliance with Unintended Consequences"
Co-Authors: Scott Liao and Clark Shu, University of Toronto

4:30-4:40 pm


4:40-5:40 pm

Stephen Glaeser, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title:  "Is Innovating Risky?  The Effects of R&D on Idiosyncratic and Systematic Risk"
Co-Author:  Jaeho Yoo, PhD student University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

6:00-6:15 pm

Shuttle service to Fogo de Chao from Courtyard Minneapolis
Please make sure you on the bus by 6:15.  If you miss the bus, please take an uber
to Fogo de Chao located at 645 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

6:30-9:30 pm

Cocktail Reception
Shuttle back to hotel

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Moderator for the event: Shuyan Wang
7:45 am

Walk to Hanson Hall Room 1-108 from hotel

8:00–8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30–9:30 am

Matt Bloomfield, University of Pennsylvania
Title: "Performance Pay Plans, Power and Product Prices"

9:30–9:40 am


9:40–10:40 am

Lisa Yao Liu, Columbia University
Title:  "Long Run Economic Consequences of Firm Avoidance in the Threshold Regulation for Financial Reporting"
Co-Author:  Yu Cao, World Bank Group

10:40-10:50 am


10:50-11:50 am

Mani Sethuraman, Cornell University
Title:  "Learning from Proxy Fights: The Effect of Shared Directors on Firms' Investor Outreach"
Co-Authors:  Eunjee Kim, Texas A&M
Shuran Zhang, Hong Kong Polytechnic

11:50 am

Lunch (box lunches)

Please schedule travel to and from CSOM using an Uber or Lyft pickup utilizing your cellphones.  Ask them to pick you up at 1925 South 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55455.