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
Luke Taylor, University of Pennsylvania: “Do Venture Capitalists Stifle Competition?” (with Xuelin Li and Tong Liu).
Discussant: Michael Ewens, Caltech
Claudia Robles‐Garcia, Stanford University: “Deposit Withdrawals” (with Nikolaos Artavanis, Daniel Paravisini, Amit Seru, and Margarita Tsoutsoura).
Discussant: Andrew Winton, University of Minnesota
Maryam Farboodi, MIT: “A Growth Model of the Data Economy” (with Laura Veldkamp).
Discussant: Erik Loualiche, University of Minnesota
Richard Thakor, University of Minnesota: “Paying off the Competition: Market Power and Innovation Incentives”
Discussant: Jan Bena, UBC
Saturday, October 31st
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
Jacelly Cespedes, University of Minnesota: “Almost Famous: How Wealth Shocks Impact Career Choices” (with Zack Liu and Carlos Parra).
Discussant: Adrien Matray, Princeton University
Daniel Wolfenzon, Columbia Business School: “Business Group Spillovers” (with S. Lakshmi Naaraayanan).
Discussant: Tracy Wang, University of Minnesota
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
Vish Viswanathan, Duke University: “Collateral and Secured Debt” (with Adriano A. Rampini).
Discussant: Yueran Ma, University of Chicago