Lodging accommodations are at the Dancing Bear Lodge. Meals and sessions are held at the resort event center and “The Landing”.
* “Smokey” is the mascot for the University of Tennessee. The conference is named after a combination of the Smoky Mountains and “Smokey” the dog.
6 p.m.-12 a.m.
6:45 p.m.-12 a.m.
8 p.m.-12 a.m.
Breakfast for conference participants and their guests
Janet Gao, Georgetown University | Access to Financing and Racial Pay Gap Inside Firms
Laura Field, University of Delaware | The Impact of a Principles-Based Approach to Director Gender Diversity
Rabih Moussawi, Villanova University | The Role of Taxes in the Rise of ETFs
Kumar Venkataraman, Southern Methodist University | Asymmetric Information and Receiving Investor Outcomes in the Block Market for Corporate Bonds
6:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
7:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Breakfast for participants and their guests
Jon Karpoff, University of Washington | The prevalence and price distorting effects of undetected financial misrepresentation: Empirical evidence
Paul Tetlock, Columbia University | The Implied Equity Premium
Mid-Morning Coffee Break
10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Zexong (Zack) Liu, University of Houston | Do Startup Patent Acquisitions Affect Inventor Productivity?
Katharina Lewellen, Dartmouth | Control Without Ownership: Governance of Nonprofit Hospitals
12:15 p.m.-12 a.m.