|8:15||Registration and Coffee Session|
|8:45||Dean's Welcome and Remarks|
Corporate Governance Session: Chair: Adi Mordel, Drexel University
Governance Mechanisms and Effective Activism: Evidence from Shareholder Proposals on Poison Pills
Board Meetings and Firm Value
Financial Institutions and Markets Session: Chair: Joseph Mason, Drexel U.
Implicit Recourse and Credit Card Securitizations: What do Fraud Losses Reveal?
Real Estate Risk Effects on Financial Institutions’ Stock Return Distribution: A Bivariate GARCH Analysis
Trading, Price Setting and Volatility in Equity Markets under Divergent Expectations and Adaptive Valuations
Lunch and Keynote Speaker
Banks, Markets, and Liquidity
Investments Session: Chair: David Nawrocki, Villanova University
A Closer Look at Mutual Fund Advisory Fees
The Index Fund Rationality Paradox
Information Acquisition, Cost of Capital and International Equity Co-movement
Corporate Finance Session: Chair: Jacqueline Garner, Drexel University
The Effect of APR Violations on the Seniority and Timing of Debt Issuance
The Importance of Catering Incentives: Growth or Profitability?
||Visit to Villanova’s Applied Finance Lab (Room 25 on the ground floor)|
|4:30||Wine and Beer Reception in the Faculty/Staff Lounge
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