Department of Finance 2015 Conference

A research conference hosted by the Cameron Center for Finance and Securities Analysis at the University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business.

August 2-4, 2015, University of Oregon

Conference Chairs: Diane Del Guercio, Brandon Julio, Al Sheen

Session 1

Authors Title Discussants
Christopher Parsons - UC San Diego; Johan Sulaeman - Southern Methodist University; Sheridan Titman - University of Texas Austin The Geography of Financial Misconduct Jonathan Reuter, Boston College
Michelle Lowry - Drexel University; Zhongyan Zhu - Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Finance Do Adviser Banks Trade ahead of Client Firm Mergers? A Look at Options Holdings Nicholas Hirschey, London Business School
Matthew Gustafson - Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business; Peter Iliev - Pennsylvania State University, Department of Finance The Real Effects of Equity Issuance Frictions Xiaohui Gao Bakshi, University of Maryland

Session 2

Authors Title Discussants
Adair Morse - University of California Berkeley and NBER; Anna Cieslak - Northwestern University; Annette Vissing-Jorgensen - University of California Berkeley, NBER and CEPR Stock Returns over the FOMC Paula Tkac, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Oliver Boguth - Arizona State University, Finance Department; Mikhail Simutin - University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management Leverage Constraints and Asset Prices: Insights from Mutual Fund Risk Taking Wayne Ferson, University of Southern California
Ray Ball - University of Chicago; Joseph Gerakos - University of Chicago, Booth School of Business; Juhani T. Linnainmaa - University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, NBER; Valeri V. Nikolaev - University of Chicago, Booth School of Business Accruals, Cash Flows, and Operating Profitability in the Cross Section of Stock Returns Richard Sloan, University of California Berkeley

Session 3

Authors Title Discussants
Nadya Malenko - Boston College, Carrol School of Management; Yao Shen - Boston College, Carrol School of Management The Role of Proxy Advisory Firms: Evidence from a Regression-Discontinuity Design Fabrizio Ferri, Columbia University
Maya O. Shaton - University of Chicago, Booth School of Business The Display of Information and Household Investment Behavior Rawley Heimer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
J. Anthony Cookson: University of Colorado at Boulder, Leeds School of Business When Saving is Gambling Cary Frydman, University of Southern California

2015 Program Co-chairs

Diane Del Guercio 
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Brandon Julio 
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Albert Sheen 
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2015 Program Committee

Julian Atanassov
Vineet Bhagwat
John Chalmers
Ro Gutierrez
Xiaoding Liu
Steve McKeon
Jay Wang
Youchang Wu