5669 - ESSFM 2017 CF Papers

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Monday 24 July


Morning Session: Credit Markets

08.30 - 09.30 Information Sharing and Lender Specialization: Evidence from the U.S. Commercial Lending Market (Paper)

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Jason Sturgess (Queen Mary University of London)

09.30 - 10.30 Reputations and credit ratings: Evidence from commercial mortgage-backed securities
Bo Becker (Stockholm School of Economics and CEPR)

11.00 - 12.00 For Richer, For Poorer: Banker's Skin-in-the-game and Risk Taking in New England, 1867-1880
Peter Koudijs (Stanford GSB)


Tuesday 25 July


Focus session: Behavioural Corporate Finance and Beyond

08.30 - 09.30 Promotions and the Peter Principle
Kelly Shue (Yale School of Management)

09.30 - 10.30 Combating Rumors: Evidence from a Field Experiment During the Indian Demonetization

Emily Breza (Harvard University)

11.00 - 12.00 Selection versus Talent Effects on Firm Value

Harrison Hong (Columbia University)


Wednesday 26 July


Morning Session: Productivity and Consumption

08.30 - 09.30 Import Competition and Household Debt

Julien Sauvagnat (Bocconi University and CEPR)

09.30 - 10.30 Drivers of Effort: Evidence from Employee Absenteeism
Margarita Tsoutsoura (Chicago Booth)

11.00 - 12.00 Shopping for Lower Sales Tax Rates
Scott Baker (Northwestern University)


Thursday 27 July


Focus session: New Theoretical Issues in Corporate Finance and Beyond

08.30 - 09.30 Leverage dynamics without commitment
Zhiguo He (Chicago Booth)

09.30 - 10.30 On the Origin of Core and Periphery Countries

Peter Kondor (London School of Economics and CEPR)

11.00 - 12.00 Asymmetric Information and Security Design under Knightian Uncertainty (Slides)
Andrey Malenko (MIT Sloan)


Friday 28 July


Morning Session: Housing and Banking

08.30 - 09.30 Pipeline Risk in Leveraged Loan Syndication
Frédéric Malherbe (London Business School and CEPR)

09.30 - 10.30 Money Runs
Jason Donaldson (Washington University in St. Louis)

11.00 - 12.00 Long Run Evolution of Financial Technology
Maryam Farboodi (Princeton)