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Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Finance

Biennial Symposium

Our biennial symposium attracts internationally known scholars to Kelley to share their research.

Biennial Symposium

State of Indiana Finance Symposium

August 20-21, 2010
Friday, August 20
Event Locations
Directions
 
Noon-1.30pm

Lunch: Frangipani Room, Indiana Memorial Union

Session I: 2.00pm – 5.00pm, CG 1040
Fund Management and Performance
Session Chair: Nandini Gupta, Indiana University
Private Equity Fund Returns: Do Managers Actually Leave Money on the Table?
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Authors:
Deniz Yavuz, Purdue University
Robert, Marquez, Boston University
Vikram Nanda, Georgia Tech
Discussant:
Paul Schulz, University of Note Dame
Return Smoothing and its Implications for Performance Analysis of Hedge Funds
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Authors:
Jing-zhi Huang, Pennsylvania State University
John Liechty, Pennsylvania State University
Marco Rossi, University of Notre Dame
Discussant:
Charles Trzcinka, Indiana University
Conflicting Family Values in Mutual Fund Families
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Authors:
Utpal Bhattacharya, Indiana University
Veronika Krepley-Pool, Indiana University
Jung Hoon, Indiana University
Discussant:
Michael Hemler, University of Notre Dame
7:00 p.m.

Dinner at FARM

Saturday, August 21, 2010
8.00-9.00am

Continental breakfast in the Graduate Education and Executive Center Dining Room CG1034

Session 2: 9.00am – Noon, CG 1040
Managerial Behavior and Agency Conflicts
Session Chair: Eitan Goldman, Indiana University
Do Local Managers Give Labor an Edge?
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Author:
Scott Yonker, Indiana University
Discussant:
Mara Faccio, Purdue University
Sensation Seeking and Firm Risk: Evidence from CEO Pilots
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Author:
Matthew Cain, University of Notre Dame
Stephen McKeon, Purdue University
Discussant:
Utpal Bhattacharya, Indiana University
Self-Fulfilling Stock Recommendations: Evidence of Biased Earnings Forecasts
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Author:
Byoung-Hyoun Hwang, Purdue University
Discussant:
Robert Jennings, Indiana University
Noon – 1.00pm

Lunch in the Graduate Education and Executive Center Dining Room CG1034

Session 3: 1.00pm – 3.00, CG 1040
Information Generation, Agent Behavior and Asset Prices
Session Chair: Craig Holden, Indiana University
Electricity Consumption and Asset Prices
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Author:
Zhi Da and Hayong Yun, University of Notre Dame
Discussant:
Xiaoyan Zhang, Purdue University
Stable or Timely Credit Ratings
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Authors:
Jess Cornaggia, Indiana University
Kimberly Rodgers, American University
Discussant:
Shane Corwin, University of Notre Dame