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SESSION F1: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Session Chair: Vijay Jog (Carleton University)
Time: 10:15-12:00 / Location: DMS 4130

“Are CEOs Paid Extra for Riskier Pay Packages?”
Ana Albuquerque (Boston College), Rui Albuquerque (Boston College), Mary Ellen Carter (Boston College), and Flora Dong (Penn State University at Erie)
Discussant: Kee-Hong Bae (York University)

“Corporate Governance Reform and CEO Compensation: Evidence from CEO Compensation of Public versus Private Firms”
Kee-Hong Bae (York University), Jisok Kang (University of Cambridge), and Albert Tsang (York University)
Discussant: Gennaro Bernile (University of Miami)

“Option Listings and Corporate Policies”
Gennaro Bernile (University of Miami), Jianfeng Hu (Singapore Management University), Guangzhong Li (Sun Yat-Sen University), and Roni Michaely (University of Geneva)
Discussant: Rui Albuquerque (Boston College)

SESSION F2: FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

Session Chair: William Rentz (University of Ottawa)
Time: 10:15-12:00 / Location: DMS 4140

“Control Rights and Corporate Sustainability around the World”
Alexander Dyck (University of Toronto), Karl V. Lins (University of Utah), Lukas Roth (University of Alberta), Mitch Towner (University of Arizona), and Hannes F. Wagner (Bocconi University)
Discussant: Douglas Cumming (Florida Atlantic University)

“Emerging Markets are Catching Up: Economic or Financial Integration?”
Amir Akbari (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), Lilian Ng (York University), and Bruno Solnik (HEC Paris & HK University of Science and Technology).
Discussant: Ines Chaieb (University of Geneva and Swiss Finance Institute)

“Public-to-Private Buyouts and Innovation”
Douglas Cumming (Florida Atlantic University), Rejo Peter (DeepR Analytics), and Monika Tarsalewska (University of Exeter)
Discussant: Karl V. Lins (University of Utah)

“Time-Varying Risk Premia in Large International Equity Markets”
Ines Chaieb (University of Geneva and Swiss Finance Institute), Hugues Langlois (HEC Paris), and Olivier Scaillet (University of Geneva)
Discussant: Lilian Ng (York University)

SESSION F3: BEHAVIOURAL FINANCE

Session Chair: Fabio Moneta (Queen’s University)
Time: 02:30-4:15 / Location: DMS 4130

“Big News, Market Reactions, and Attention Around Earnings Announcements”
Daniel Andrei (McGill University), Henry Friedman (University of California, Los Angeles), and N. Bugra Ozel (University of Texas, Dallas)
Discussant: Turan G. Bali (Georgetown University)

“Attention, Social Interaction, and Investor Attraction to Lottery Stocks”
Turan G. Bali (Georgetown University), David Hirshleifer (University of California, Irvine), Lin Peng (Baruch College), and Yi Tang (Fordham University)
Discussant: Lisa Kramer (University of Toronto)

“Momentum, Reversals, and other Puzzles in Fama-MacBeth Cross-Sectional Regressions”
Mark J. Kamstra (York University)
Discussant: Daniel Andrei (McGill University)

SESSION F4: POLITICAL CONNECTIONS/POLITICAL ECONOMY

Session Chair: Imed Chkir (University of Ottawa) and Imen Latrous (Université du Québec in Chicoutimi)
Time: 2:30-4:15 / Location: DMS 4140

“Political Connections and Resource Allocation in Private Markets: A Social Network Channel”
Terry Moon (Princeton University), and David Schoenherr (Princeton University)
Discussant: Matthew Denes (Carnegie Mellon University)

“Political Influence and the Renegotiation of Government Contracts”
Jonathan Brogaard (University of Utah), Matthew Denes (Carnegie Mellon University), and Ran Duchin (University of Washington)
Discussant: Pat Akey (University of Toronto)

“Pushing Boundaries: Political Redistricting and Consumer Credit”
Pat Akey (University of Toronto), Christine Dobridge (Federal Reserve Board of Governors), Rawley Z. Heimer (Boston College), and Stefan Lewellen (Carnegie Mellon University)
Discussant: David Schoenherr (Princeton University)

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