Loyola University Maryland

2019 Baltimore Area Finance Conference

Program

8:30 - 8:55 a.m.  Registration
8:55 - 9 a.m. Opening Remarks
Yoon Shin, Program Committee Chair, Sellinger School of Business and Management, Loyola University Maryland
9 - 10:20 a.m.

Corporate Finance Session 1
Session Chair: Lisa Fairchild, Loyola University Maryland

Pyramidal Ownership Structure and Investment Decision: Evidence from a Regulatory Reforms
Hojong Shin, California State University Long Beach
Discussant: Seong Byun, Virginia Commonwealth University 

Corporate Takeovers and Labor Restructuring
Spyridon Lagaras, University of Pittsburgh
Discussant: Phyllis Keys, Morgan State University

10:20 - 10:35 a.m.
Coffee Break 
10:35 - 11:55 a.m.

Investment Session 1
Session Chair: Walt Reinhart, Loyola University Maryland

Predictable Downturns
Carter Davis, University of Chicago
Discussant: Tuugi Chuluun, Loyola University Maryland

The Shadow Price of Intermediary Constraints
Weiling Liu, Harvard University
Discussant: Thomas Liaw, St. John's University

 11:55 - 12 p.m. Best Paper Award
Presenter: Kathy Getz, Dean, Sellinger School of Business & Management, Loyola University Maryland
12 - 12:55 p.m.
Lunch
1 - 1:30 p.m.
Keynote Speaker
Allan Eberhart, Senior Associate Dean, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
1:45 - 3:05 p.m.

Corporate Finance Session 2
Session Chair: Moon Rhee, Towson University

Skilled Immigrants, Corporate Acquisitions, and Shareholder Value
Anh Nguyen, York University
Discussant: Anzhela Knyazeva, US SEC

Common Ownership, Creative Destruction, and Inequality: Evidence from US Consumers
Hadiye Aslan, Georgia State University
Discussant: Lijing Du, Towson University

3:05 - 3:20 p.m.
Coffee Break
3:20 - 4:40 p.m.

Investment Session 2
Session Chair:Jerry Yu, University of Baltimore

Risk Factors That Matter: Textual Analysis of Risk Disclosures for the Cross-Section of Returns
Alejandro Lopez-Lira, University of Pennsylvania
Discussant: Marco Enriquez, US SEC

Downside Risk and Mutual Fund Flows
Asli Eksi, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Discussant: John Ned, Loyola University Maryland

5 p.m.
Reception - Bluestone

Track Chairs

Corporate Finance
Karyl Leggio, Loyola University Maryland

Investment
Jon Fulkerson, University of Dayton

Program Chair
Yoon Shin, Loyola University Maryland