Loyola University Maryland

2019 Baltimore Area Finance Conference

Program

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.  Registration
9:00 - 9:20 a.m. Opening Remarks - Kathy Getz, Dean
9:20 - 10:30 a.m.

Investment Session 1
Session Chair: Frank D'Souza, Loyola University Maryland

Expected Stock Market Volatility and Unhealthy Choices
Ping McLemore, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Discussant: Jerry Yu, University of Baltimore

Expected Investment Growth and the Cross Section of Stock Returns
Huijun Wang, University of Delaware
Discussant: Frank D'Souza, Loyola University Maryland

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Coffee Break 
10:45 - 11:55 a.m.

Corporate Finance Session 1
Session Chair: Seong Byun, University of Mississippi

Analyst Workload and Information Production: Evidence from IPO Assignments
Kevin Pisciotta, Pennsylvania State University
Discussant:Anzhela Knyazeva, US SEC

Class Action Spillover Effects on Joint Venture Partners
Rachel Gordon, Towson University
Discussant: Seong Byun, University of Mississippi

12:00 - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch
12:45 - 1:15 p.m.
Keynote Speaker
Jeffrey H. Harris, American University, US SEC
1:30 - 2:40 p.m.

Investment Session 2
Session Chair:Walt Reinhart, Loyola University Maryland

Return-Based Factors for Corporate Bonds
Quan Wen, Georgetown University
Discussant: Yoon Shin, Loyola University Maryland

Liquidity Supply and Demand in the Corporate Bond Market
Yoshio Nozawa, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Discussant: Yoon Shin, Loyola University Maryland

2:40 - 2:55 p.m.
Coffee Break
2:55 - 4:40 p.m.

Corporate Finance Session 2
Session Chair: Phyllis Keys, Morgan State University

The Economic Effects of Tournament Incentives in CDS Firms
Lijing Du, Towson University
Discussant:Diana Knyazeva, US SEC

Competing for Talent: Firms, Managers and Social Networks
Kristoph Kleiner, Indiana University
Discussant: Tuugi Chuluun, Loyola University Maryland

The Consequences of Mandated Compensation Disclosure
Jin Xu, Virginia Tech
Discussant: Phyllis Keys, Morgan State University

5:00 p.m.
Reception

Track Chairs

Corporate Finance
Karyl Leggio, Loyola University Maryland

Investment
Tuugi Chuluun, Loyola University Maryland
Mark Johnson, Loyola University Maryland

Program Chair
Yoon Shin, Loyola University Maryland