Carlson School Atrium

Finance Department Junior Conference

The Junior Conference was most recently held on October 25th and 26th, 2019.

The speakers and papers presented were as follows

Friday, October 25th

1:00 p.m.

Daniel Neuhann (UT Austin) – “A Dynamic Theory of Collateral Quality and Long term Interventions” (joint with Michael Junho Lee)

1:45 p.m.

Jacelly Cespedes (Minnesota) – “More Cash Flows, More Options? The Effect of Cash Windfalls on Small Firms” (joint with Xing Huang and Carlos Parra)

2:30 p.m.

Winston Dou (Wharton) – “Dissecting Bankruptcy Frictions” (joint with Lucian A. Taylor, Wei Wang, and Wenyu Wang)

3:15 p.m.

Coffee Break with Finance Department Faculty

4:00 p.m.

Jill Grennan (Duke) – “Common Ownership and Startup Growth” (joint with Ofer Eldar and Katherine Waldock)

4:45 p.m.

Anton Tsoy (Toronto) – “Asymmetric Information and Security Design under Knightian Uncertainty” (joint with Andrey Malenko)

Saturday, October 26th

9:00 a.m.

Tania Babina (Columbia) – “Crisis Innovation” (joint with Asaf Bernstein and Filippo Mezzanotti)

9:45 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:15 a.m.

Erik Loualiche (Minnesota) – "Firm Financial Networks"

11:00 a.m.

Mian Ben Zhang (USC)