The Finance Department is pleased to announce the annual Junior Conference, to be held November 17-18th, 2017 in Hanson Hall 1-108.

Friday, November 17

12:00-1:00pm:

Conference Lunch

1:00-2:00pm: 

Will Cong (Chicago), "Up-Cascaded Wisdom of the Crowd," with Yizhou Xiao

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2:00-3:00pm:

Oliver Levine (Wisconsin-Madison), "Worldwide Taxes, Agency Conflict, and Investment", with James F. Albertus and Brent Glover

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3:00-3:45pm:

Coffee Break with Finance Department Faculty

3:30-4:30pm:

Richard Thakor (Minnesota), “Trust in Lending” with Robert C. Merton

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4:30-5:30pm:

Matthew Plosser (NY Fed), "The Role of Technology in Mortgage Lending" with Andreas Fuster, Philipp Schnabl, and James Vickery

 

Saturday, November 18

8:30-9:00am: 

Breakfast

9:00-10:00am:

Erik Loualiche (Minnesota), “Firm Networks in the Great Depression” with Nicolas L. Ziebarth and Chris Vickers

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10:00-10:30am:

Coffee Break

10:30-11:30am:

Felipe Varas (Duke), “Random Inspections and Periodic Reviews: Optimal Dynamic Monitoring” with Ivan Marinovic and Andrzej Skrzypacz 

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11:30-12:30pm:

Michaela Pagel (Columbia), “The Retirement-Consumption Puzzle: New Evidence on Individual Spending and Financial Structure” with Arna Olafsson 

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12:30pm:

Conference Lunch

 

REGISTRATION: If you wish to attend and register for the conference please fill out the form: https://goo.gl/forms/IkBlfJ3runNIFQtF3