Program for the 19th Annual Meeting of the Financial Research Association

Vdara Hotel & Spa
Vinoly Grand Ballroom

Saturday, December 9, 2023

12:30 PM Pre-Meeting Coffee

1:00 PM Introductory Remarks

1:10 PM to 3:10 PM Session 1
Chairperson: Eric So

Insurance versus Moral Hazard in Income-Contingent Student Loan Repayment
Author: Tim de Silva
Discussant/Presenter: Constantine Yannelis

Roe v. Rates: Reproductive Healthcare and Public Financing Costs
Authors: Runjing Lu and Zihan Ye
Discussant/Presenter: Dan Garrett

Are Uncertain Firms Riskier?
Authors: Fahiz Baba-Yara, Carter Davis, Fotis Grigoris, Preetesh Kantak
Discussant/Presenter: Diego García

3:10 PM to 3:40 PM Break

3:40 PM to 5:00 PM Session 2

Chairperson: Kelly Shue

Green Tilts
Authors: Luboš Pástor, Robert F. Stambaugh, Lucian A. Taylor
Discussant/Presenter: Sam Hartzmark

Polarizing Corporations: Does Talent Flow to “Good” Firms?
Authors: Emanuele Colonnelli, Tim McQuade, Gabriel Ramos, Thomas Rauter, Olivia Xiong
Discussant/Presenter: Abby Sussman

6:00 PM Wine Tasting — Rí Rá Irish Pub at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place (+1/companion welcome)

Sunday, December 10, 2023

12:30 PM Pre-Meeting Coffee

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Session 3
Chairperson: Kim Cornaggia

Past is Prologue: Inference from the Cross Section of Returns Around an Event
Authors: Jonathan Cohn, Travis L. Johnson, Zack Liu, Malcolm Wardlaw
Discussant/Presenter: James Weston

Data Sales and Data Dilution
Authors: Ernest Liu, Song Ma, Laura Veldkamp
Discussant/Presenter: Itay Goldstein

By Force of Habit and Cyclical Leverage
Authors: David Schreindorfer
Discussant/Presenter: Daniel Andrei

3:00 PM to 3:30 PM Break

3.30 PM to 5:00 PM Session 4
Early Ideas Chairperson: Mark Huson

Rawley Heimer (ASU) The Wealth Draw-down of the Fabulously Rich

Ran Duchin (Boston College) Revolving Doors and Full Career Paths

Eric So (MIT) Context-Dependent Signals

Gregory Weitzner (McGill) Going Public with Supervisory Data

Christoph Herpfer (Virginia) Unintended Consequences of ESG

Jess Cornaggia (Penn State) Student Debt and the Cinderella Effect

6:15 PM Conference Dinner—Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, The Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 S Las Vegas Blvd (Conference Registrants Only)