2012 Rising Stars Conference
Schools of Business, Fordham University, in conjunction with, Leonard N. Stern School of Business New York University and Lally School of Management & Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
May 9, 2012 (8:30 A.M. to 6:30 P.M.)
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE: Franklin Allen, Bill Francis, Iftekhar Hasan, Kose John, Jeremy Stein, Sheridan Titman, and Ivo Welch
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Iftekhar Hasan, Kose John, Clayton Lamar, and Kelly Reardon
SESSION I - "BOUNDEDLY RATIONAL DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING: SOME PRELIMINARY RESULTS"
STAR: Dr. Xavier Gabaix, Martin J. Gruber Professor of Finance, NYU Stern, CEPR, and NBER
DISCUSSANT: Dr. Harrison Hong, John Scully '66 Professor of Economics and Finance, Princeton University
SESSION LEADER: Dr. Kose John, Charles William Gerstenberg Professor of Banking and Finance, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
SESSION II - "DO PEER FIRMS AFFECT CORPORATE CAPITAL STRUCTURE?"
STAR: Dr. Michael Roberts, Associate Professor of Finance, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
DISCUSSANT: Dr. Espen Eckbo, Tuck Centennial Professor of Finance, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
SESSION LEADER: Dr. Anthony Saunders, John M. Schiff Professor of Finance, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Nobel Laureate Dr. Robert F. Engle, Michael Armellino Professor of Management and Financial Services, Stern School of Business, New York University
SESSION III - "LEARNING FROM INFLATION EXPERIENCES"
STAR: Dr. Ulrike Malmendier, Associate Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, NBER and CEPR
DISCUSSANT: Dr. Varadarajan V. Chari, Professor of Economics, University of Minnesota
SESSION LEADER: Dr. Thomas Cooley, Paganelli-Bull Professor of Economics, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
SESSION IV - "MACROPRUDENTIAL POLICY, COUNTERCYCLICAL BANK CAPITAL BUFFERS AND CREDIT SUPPLY: EVIDENCE FROM THE SPANISH DYNAMIC PROVISIONING EXPERIMENTS"
STAR: Dr. Steven Ongena, Professor in Empirical Banking, Tilburg University Netherlands
DISCUSSANT: Dr. Frederic S. Mishkin, Alfred Lerner Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
SESSION LEADER: Dr. Franklin Allen, Nippon Life Professor of Finance; Professor of Economics, Co-Director, Financial Institutions Center, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
FURTHER INFORMATION: Please contact Clayton Lamar at email@example.com or (646) 312 8279 for more details.