Business Financing and Banking Research Group, Annual Workshop, University of Sydney Business School

Conference date

08 Nov 2022


Sydney, Australia


The Business Financing and Banking Research Group at the University of Sydney Business School invites you to attend its annual research workshop, which will be held in person on Tuesday, 8 November 2022.

This year's theme will be Recent Developments in Banking, Fintech, and Corporate Finance.

This one-day workshop will feature seven paper presentations with discussants and includes a keynote speech by Lin William Cong (Cornell University) entitled Deep Reinforcement Learning for Investment and Corporate Finance.

Please register by Friday, 4 November 2022

What's Your Bank's Fintech Score? Fintech Integration Transforms Banks from Costly Dealers into Brokers, by Linda Allen, Baruch College (speaker); Yu Shan, Syracuse University; Yi Tang, Fordham University; Alev Yildirim, City University of New York.

The Real Effects of Legal and Trading Frictions in Collateralization, by Bo Bian, University of British Columbia (speaker).

Every emission you create–every dollar you’ll donate: The effect of regulation-induced pollution on corporate philanthropy, by Seungho Choi, Queensland University of Technology; Raphael Jonghyeon Park, University of New South Wales (speaker); Simon Xu, University of California Berkeley.

Easy Screening: Inattention and Household Financial Distress, by Sjoerd van Bekkum, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Haikun Zhu, Erasmus University Rotterdam (speaker).

Individual Investors’ Housing Income and Interest Rates Fluctuations, by Antonio Gargano, University of Houston and University of Melbourne (speaker); Marco Giacoletti, University of Southern California.

Safety First! Overconfident CEOs and Reduced Workplace Accidents, by Suman Banerjee, Stevens Institute of Technology; Mark Humphery-Jenner, University of New South Wales (speaker); Pawan Jain, University of Wyoming; Vikram Nanda, University of Texas Dallas.

Anomalous Lending and Bank Risks, by Adrian Gao, University of Sydney (speaker); Iftekhar Hasan, Fordham University and University of Sydney; Buhui Qiu, University of Sydney; Eliza Wu, University of Sydney; Yan Yu, University of Cincinnati.

Full program details can be found on the event website at

Iftekhar Hasan (Fordham University and University of Sydney)
Ron Masulis (University of New South Wales)
Buhui Qiu (University of Sydney)
Susan Thorp (University of Sydney)
Eliza Wu (University of Sydney)