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Wabash River Finance Conference


Wabash River Finance Conference

August 28-29, 2015, Purdue University, Krannert School of Management

All conference sessions will be held in the Rawls Building, Room 3082.



12:30-1:30 pm

Lunch (Purdue Memorial Union, North Ballroom)

Session 1

Chairperson: Huseyin Gulen (Purdue University)

2:00-2:45 pm

Institutional   Investor Attention and Asset Prices

Presenter: Ryan   Israelsen (Indiana University)

Discussant: Huseyin Gulen (Purdue University)

2:45-3:30   pm

Belief Dispersion in the Stock Market

Presenter: Adem   Atmaz (Purdue University)

Discussant:   Tim Johnson (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

3:30-3:50 pm

Break (Rawls 2077)

Session 2

Chairperson: Neil Pearson (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

3:50-4:35   pm

Reaching for Yield or Playing It Safe? Risk Taking by  Bond Mutual Funds

Presenter: Mathias   Kronlund (University of   Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

Discussant:   Charles Trzcinka (Indiana University)

4:35-5:20 pm

When Fund Flows Take the Fun Away

Presenter: Ben Golez (University of Notre Dame)

Discussant: Craig Holden (Indiana University)

7:00-9:00 pm

Dinner (McGraw Steakhouse)


8:00-8:30 am

Continental Breakfast (Rawls 2013 and 2nd floor commons)

Session 3

Chairperson: Zhi Da (University of Notre Dame)

8:30-9:15 am

International Corporate Diversification and Financial Flexibility

Presenter: Yeejin Jang (Purdue University)

Discussant: Martijn Cremers (University   of Notre Dame)

9:15-10:00   am

Trust and Dividends

Presenter: Peter Kelly (University of Notre   Dame)

Discussant: Heitor Almeida (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

10:00-10:20 am

Break (Rawls 2013 and 2nd floor commons)

Session 4

Chairperson: Stefano Rossi (Purdue University)

10:20-11:05 am

Loan Sales and Bank Liquidity   Management: Evidence from a US Credit Register

Presenter: Rustom Irani (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

Discussant: Stefano Rossi (Purdue University)

11:05-11:50   am

Organized Labor and the Cost of Debt: Evidence from   Union Votes

Presenter: Janet Gao (Indiana University)

Discussant:   Paul Schultz (University of Notre Dame)

12:00-1:00 pm

Lunch (RAWL 2013 and 2nd floor commons)