Finance Department Junior Conference 2012

Conference program schedule:

Asset-pricing Mini-Conference 2012

Conference Participants:

Frederico Belo (University of Minnesota)

“Technological Diversification and Asset Prices” (Coauthors Vasco Carvalho and Sergiy Dubynskiy)

Andrea Buffa (Boston University)

“Strategic Risk Taking with Systematic Externalities"

Anna Cieslak (Northwestern University)

“Expecting the Fed” (Coauthor Pavol Povala)

Andres Donangelo (University of Texas at Austin)

“Product Market Competition and Industry Returns (Coauthor Maria Cecilia Bustamante)

Paul Gao (University of Notre Dame)

“Political Uncertainty and Public Financing Costs: Evidence from U.S. Municipal Bond Markets”

Jeremy Graveline (University of Minnesota)

“Which Reduced-Form Pricing Kernels are Robust to a Change of Numeraire?”

Nikolai Roussanov (University of Pennsylvania)

“Commodity Trade and the Carry Trade: A Tale of Two Countries” (Coauthors Robert Ready and Colin Ward)