6th Annual IMS Magnolia Finance Conference

Conference dates

21 Mar 2019 - 22 Mar 2019


The Mill at Mississippi State University


The Institute for Market Studies and the Department of Finance and Economics at Mississippi State University is pleased to announce that the Sixth Annual Magnolia Finance Conference will be held on Friday, March 22, 2019. The goal of the conference is to promote academic research and share some southern hospitality with our guests.

We have an outstanding group of scholars who will present academic research on topics including corporate governance, investments, and executive compensation.

Please accept this announcement as an invitation to you, your colleagues, and your graduate students to attend the 2019 Magnolia Finance Conference. Also, please feel free to share the invitation with others who may be interested.

There is a reception the night before the conference (Thursday, March 21) at 6:00PM inside The Gallery Room. All participants and guests are invited to attend. Don Chance, Professor of Finance at LSU, will be providing musical entertainment.

PROGRAM: The preliminary schedule is as follows:

March 21, 2019:
6:00 PM - Reception, Live Music with Don Chance

March 22, 2019:
9:00 AM - Registration & Breakfast
10:00 AM - Sugata Ray, The University of Alabama
11:00 AM - Coffee Break
11:15 AM - Suman Banerjee, Stevens Institute of Technology
12:15 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM - Sudheer Chava, Georgia Tech University
2:00 PM - Coffee Break
2:15 PM - Jeffrey Coles, University of Utah
3:15 PM - Coffee Break
3:30 PM - Panel Discussion

REGISTRATION: Although there is no charge for attendance, please register prior to March 18, 2019: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdcpCk7NOkvQxGosVoHdafDaIpdlkYE0riburWwfa5dZ9TLvQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1