University of Connecticut Finance Conference
The Master of Science in Financial Risk Management (MSFRM) Program at the University of Connecticut will host the sixth University of Connecticut Finance Conference on May 21, 2021.
The 2021 conference will be held virtually via Zoom. Registrants will receive the link prior to the event.
Register to Attend
Friday, May 21, 2021 | 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (ET)
Virtual Conference (Zoom)
8:30 - 8:40 a.m.
Dean and Auran J. Fox Chair in Business
University of Connecticut, School of Business
8:40 - 9:20 a.m.
John W. Galbreath Chair and Professor of Finance
The Ohio State University
9:20 - 10:40 a.m.
Authors: Erica X.N. Li, Guoliang Ma, Shujing Wang, and Cindy Yu
Presenter: Erica X.N. Li, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Discussant: Andrei Gonçalves, University of North Carolina
Pricing Currency Risks
Authors: Mikhail Chernov, Magnus Dahlquist, and Lars A. Lochstoer
Presenter: Magnus Dahlquist, Stockholm School of Economics
Discussant: Zhengyang Jiang, Northwestern University
10:40 - 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
The Dissection of Firm Returns
Authors: Jaewon Choi, Andres Donangelo, and Yongjun Kim
Presenter: Jaewon Choi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Discussant: Yao Deng, University of Connecticut
Does Size Matter? Number Processing Constraints and Earnings News
Authors: Stephen A. Karolyi, Thomas G. Ruchti, and Phong Truong
Presenter: Phong Truong, Pennsylvania State University
Discussant: Byoung-Hyoun Hwang, Cornell University
12:20 - 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.
C.V. Starr Professor of Economics in the Department of Finance
New York University
1:40 - 3:00 p.m.
Competition and Selection in Credit Markets
Authors: Constantine Yannelis and Anthony Lee Zhang
Presenter: Anthony Lee Zhang, University of Chicago
Discussant: Mark Egan, Harvard Business School
The Effect of Principal Reduction on Household Distress: Evidence from Mortgage Cramdown
Authors: Jacelly Cespedes, Carlos Parra, and Clemens Sialm
Presenter: Clemens Sialm, University of Texas at Austin
Discussant: Felipe Severino, Dartmouth College
3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
3:20 - 4:40 p.m.
Are Bankruptcy Professional Fees Excessively High?
Authors: Samuel Antill
Presenter: Samuel Antill, Harvard Business School
Discussant: Brent Glover, Carnegie Mellon University
Debt Financing and Risk Management
Authors: Ilona Babenko, Hendrik Bessembinder, and Yuri Tserlukevich
Presenter: Ilona Babenko, Arizona State University
Discussant: Jess Cornaggia, Pennsylvania State University