Carlson School Atrium

Finance Department Junior Conference

The Junior Conference will be held on December 2nd and 3rd, 2022.

The speakers and papers presented will be as follows

Friday, December 2nd

1:00 p.m.

Ankit Kalda (Indiana University) – “Slap on the wrist? External Labor Market Punishment in Finance” (joint with Avantika Pal)

2:00 p.m.

Jacelly Cespedes (Minnesota) – "Strategically Staying Small: Consequences of Regulatory Avoidance" (joint with Jordan Nickerson and Carlos Parra)

3:00 p.m.

Coffee Break with Department Faculty

3:30 p.m.

Emily Williams (Harvard) – "Buy Now, Pay Later Credit: User Characteristics and Effects on Spending Patterns" (joint with Marco Di Maggio and Justin Katz)

4:30 p.m.

Richard Thakor (Minnesota) – “Do Public Firms Learn from their Private Peers?”  (joint with Cyrus Aghamolla and Minjae Kim)

Saturday, December 3rd

9:00 a.m.

Yasser Boualam (University of North Carolina) – "The Flow Approach to Credit Markets: Methodology, Measurements, and Macro Perspectives" (joint with Clement Mazet-Sonilhac)

10:00 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:15 a.m.

Matthieu Gomez (Columbia) – "Asset-Price Redistribution" (joint with Andreas Fagereng, Emilien Gouin-Bonenfant, Martin Holm, Benjamin Moll, and Gisele Natvik)

11:15 a.m.

Dhruva Bhaskar (City University of New York) - "Regulation Design in Insurance Markets" (joint with Andrew McClellan and Evan Sadler)


Photo of Dhruva Bhaskar wearing a white shirt.

Dhruva Bhaskar

Assistant Professor - City University of New York


Photo of Yasser Boualam wearing a navy jacket, light blue collared shirt and maroon tie

Yesser Boualam

Assistant Professor of Finance - University of North Carolina


Jacelly Cespedes

Jacelly Cespedes

Assistant Professor - University of Minnesota


A photo of Mathieu Gomez wearing a dark jacket and light blue collared shirt, the top button undone.

Matthieu Gomez

Assistant Professor - Columbia University


A photo of Ankit Kalda wearing a navy blue jacket, light blue shirt, and dark blue tie.

Ankit Kalda

Assistant Professor - Indiana University


Richard Thakor

Assistant Professor - University of Minnesota


A photo of Emily Williams wearing a dark shirt

Emily Williams

Assistant Professor - Harvard University