Department of Finance 2010 Conference

Research Conference in Recognition of the Scholarly Contributions of Larry Y. Dann, sponsored by the Finance Department at the Lundquist College of Business.

July 5-August 6, 2010, University of Oregon

Session 1

Authors Title Discussant
Vikas Mehrotra, University of Alberta; Randall Morck, University of Alberta; Jungwook Shim, Hitotsubashi University; Yupana Wiwattanakantang, National University of Singapore Adoptive Expectations: Rising Sons in Japanese Family Firms | Download PDF Henrik Cronqvist, Claremont McKenna College
Eli Fich, Drexel University; Anh Tran, Drexel University; Ralph Walkling, Drexel University On the Importance of Golden Parachutes | Download PDF Shane Heitzman, University of Oregon
Kenneth Ahern, University of Michigan; Amy Dittmar, University of Michigan The Changing of the Boards: The Value Effect of a Massive Exogenous Shock | Download PDF Jonathan Karpoff, University of Washington

Session 2

Authors Title Discussant
Wei Jiang, Columbia University; Kai Li, University of British Columbia; Wei Wang, Queen’s University Hedge Funds in Chapter 11 | Download PDF Jeff Pontiff, Boston College
David Denis, Purdue University; Stephen McKeon, Purdue University Debt Financing and Financial Flexibility Evidence from Pro-active Leverage Increases | Download PDF Jarrad Harford, University of Washington
Michael Hertzel, Arizona State University; Mark Huson, University of Alberta; Robert Parrino, University of Texas at Austin Public Market Staging: The Timing of Capital Infusions in Newly Public Firms | Download PDF Jonathan Reuter, Boston College

Session 3

Authors Title Discussant
Peter Iliev, Pennsylvania State University; Darius Miller, Southern Methodist University; Lukas Roth, University of Alberta Uninvited U.S. Investors? Economic Consequences of Involuntary Cross-listings | Download PDF Ed Rice, University of Washington
Kenneth Ahern, University of Michigan; Daniele Daminelli, Politecnico di Milano; Cesare Fracassi, University of Texas at Austin Lost in Translation? The Effect of Cultural Values on Mergers around the World | Download PDF Pedro Matos, University of Southern California
Cem Demiroglu, Koc University; Christopher James, University of Florida Works of Friction? Originator-Sponsor Affiliation and Losses on Mortgage-Backed Securities | Download PDF David Denis, Purdue University