Current Program

Program for the 17th Annual Meeting of the Financial Research Association

Encore Hotel – Brahms 3 & 4

Saturday, December 11, 2021

12:30 PM Pre-Meeting Coffee

1:00 PM Introductory Remarks

1:10 PM to 3:10 PM Session 1
Chairperson: Murray Carlson

Dynamic Asset (Mis)Pricing: Build-up versus Resolution Anomalies
Authors: Jules van Binsbergen, Martijn Boons, Christian Opp and Andrea Tamoni
Discussant/Presenter: Seth Pruitt

Noisy Factors 
Authors: Pat Akey, Adriana Robertson and Mikhail Simutin
Discussant/Presenter: Zhi Da

Count Data in Finance
Authors: Jonathan Cohn, Zack Liu and Malcolm Wardlaw
Discussant/Presenter: Tony Cookson

3:10 PM to 3:40 PM Break (with Ph.D. Student Posters)

3:40 PM to 5:00 PM Session 2
Chairperson: Laura Starks

Collateral Reallocation
Authors: Jason Donaldson, Denis Gromb and Giorgia Piacentino
Discussant/Presenter: Jeff Zwiebel

Smart(Phone) Investing? A Within Investor-time Analysis of New Technologies and Trading Behavior
Authors: Ankit Kalda, Benjamin Loos, Alessandro Previtero and Andreas Hackethal
Discussant/Presenter: Jonathan Reuter

6:00 PM Wine Tasting—Rí Rá Irish Pub (+1/companion welcome)

Sunday December 12, 2021

12:30 PM Pre-Meeting Coffee

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Session 3
Chairperson: Mike Faulkender

Did FinTech Lenders Facilitate PPP Fraud?
Authors: John Griffin, Samuel Kruger and Prateek Mahajan
Discussant/Presenter: Jessica Jeffers

Distorting Effects of PPP Loans on Competition: Evidence from the Hotel Industry
Authors: Eva Steiner and Alexei Tchistyi
Discussant/Presenter: Sabrina Howell

Decentralized Exchanges
Authors: Alfred Lehar and Christine Parlour
Discussant/Presenter: William Mann

3:00 PM to 3:30 PM Break (with Ph.D. Student Posters)

3.30 PM to 5:00 PM Session 4
Early Ideas Chairperson: Todd Milbourn

Vivian Fang (Minnesota) “The Curious Case of Meme Stocks”

Kristine Hankins (Kentucky) “Trade Policy, Captive Finance, and Consumer Credit”

Billy Grieser (TCU) “Pressure and Conformity in Academic Research”

Gerald Garvey (Blackrock) “Decarbonization and Consumer Choice: Implications for Industries and Countries”

Christoph Herpfer (Emory) “For-Profit Hospitals and the Provision of Public Goods”

George Aragon (ASU) “Holdings-Based Disagreement”

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)