||Registration and Coffee Session|
|8:45||Dean’s and Senior Associate Dean’s Welcome|
Track Chair: Amit Seru, U of Chicago
Individual Political Contributions and Firm Performance
Board Structure and Monitoring: New Evidence from CEO Turnover
Track Chair: Lin Peng, Baruch College / CUNY
Did CDS Trading Improve the Market for Corporate Bonds?
|12:15||Lunch and Keynote Speaker
Anjan Thakor, Washington University
Track Chair: Ronnie Sadka (Boston College)
The Expected Real Return to Equity
Why Do Firms File for Confidential Treatment?
Track Chair: Paul Kupiec, FDIC
Lender Exposure and Effort in the Syndicated Loan Market