Second Annual Maryland Junior Finance Conference

Center for Financial PolicyFriday, April 20, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tyser Auditorium
University of Maryland
College Park, MD


 Conference Program

8:30-9 a.m. Breakfast (available on site)
9-9:40 a.m. Credit and Punishment: The Career Incentives in Corporate Banking
Janet Gao, Indiana University
Discussant: Liu Yang, University of Maryland
9:40-10:20 a.m. Learning and the Improving Relationship Between Investment and q
William Mann, University of California at Los Angeles
Discussant: M. Cecilia Bustamante, University of Maryland
10:20-10:50 a.m. Coffee break
10:50-11:30 a.m. Intermediaries and Asset Prices: Evidence from the U.S., U.K., and Japan
Matthew Baron, Cornell University
Discussant: Matteo Crosignani, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. OTC Intermediaries
Bernard Herskovic, University of California at Los Angeles
Discussant: Pete Kyle, University of Maryland
12:10-1:30 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:30-2:10 p.m. Netting
Jason Donaldson, Washington University in St. Louis
Discussant: Sebastian Infante, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
2:10-2:50 p.m. The Limits of Limited Liability: Evidence from Industrial Pollution
Pat Akey, University of Toronto
Discussant: Vineet Bhagwat, George Washington University
2:50-3:10 p.m. Coffee break
3:10-3:50 p.m. Man vs. Machine: Quantitative and Discretionary Equity Management
Simona Abis, Columbia University
Discussant: Alberto Rossi, University of Maryland
3:50-4:30 p.m. Small and Large Firms over the Business Cycle
Nicolas Crouzet, Northwestern University
Discussant: Sina Ates, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
4:30 p.m. Final Remarks