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Minnesota Corporate Finance Conference

The Corporate Finance Conference was most recently held online on October 30th and 31st, 2020.

The speakers and papers presented were as follows

Friday, October 30th

1:00 p.m.

Luke Taylor, University of Pennsylvania: “Do Venture Capitalists Stifle Competition?” (with Xuelin Li and Tong Liu).
Discussant: Michael Ewens, Caltech

1:45 p.m.

Claudia Robles‐Garcia, Stanford University: “Deposit Withdrawals” (with Nikolaos Artavanis, Daniel Paravisini, Amit Seru, and Margarita Tsoutsoura).
Discussant: Andrew Winton, University of Minnesota

2:30 p.m.

Coffee Break

3:00 p.m.

Maryam Farboodi, MIT: “A Growth Model of the Data Economy” (with Laura Veldkamp).
Discussant: Erik Loualiche, University of Minnesota

3:45 p.m.

Richard Thakor, University of Minnesota: “Paying off the Competition: Market Power and Innovation Incentives
Discussant: Jan Bena, UBC

Saturday, October 31st

10:30 a.m.

Arpit Gupta, New York University: “Urban Flight Seeded the Covid-19 Pandemic Across the United States” (with Joshua Coven and Iris Yao).
Discussant: Murray Frank, University of Minnesota

11:15 a.m.

Jacelly Cespedes, University of Minnesota: “Almost Famous: How Wealth Shocks Impact Career Choices” (with Zack Liu and Carlos Parra).
Discussant: Adrien Matray, Princeton University

12:00 p.m.

Break

12:30 p.m.

Daniel Wolfenzon, Columbia Business School: “Business Group Spillovers” (with S. Lakshmi Naaraayanan).
Discussant: Tracy Wang, University of Minnesota

1:15 p.m.

Nadya Malenko, University of Michigan: “Corporate Governance in the Presence of Active and Passive Delegated Investment” (with Adrian Aycan Corum and Andrey Malenko).
Discussant: Martin Szydlowski, University of Minnesota

2:00 p.m.

Break

2:30 p.m.

Vish Viswanathan, Duke University: “Collateral and Secured Debt” (with Adriano A. Rampini).
Discussant: Yueran Ma, University of Chicago

Speakers

Maryam Farboodi

Maryam Farboodi

Jon D. Gruber Career Development Professor and an Assistant Professor of Finance - MIT

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Arpit Gupta

Arpit Gupta

Assistant Professor - New York University

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Nadya Malenko

Nadya Malenko

Associate Professor of Finance - University of Michigan

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Claudia Robles-Garcia

Claudia Robles-Garcia

Assistant Professor - Stanford University

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Luke Taylor

Luke Taylor

Associate Professor of Finance - University of Pennsylvania

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Vish Viswanathan

Vish Viswanathan

F. M. Kirby Professor of Investment Banking - Duke University

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Daniel Wolfenzon

Daniel Wolfenzon

Stefan H. Robock Professor of Finance and Economics; Chair of Finance Division - Columbia Business School

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