Oct 6 - Oct 7, 2017

University of Minnesota
Carlson School of Management
Minneapolis, MN

Organizers: Hengjie Ai (Minnesota), Raj Singh (Minnesota), Martin Szydlowski (Minnesota), Andrew Winton (Minnesota)

17th Members Meeting of the Finance Theory Group


Friday, October 6, 2017 − Carlson School of Management, 1-108 Hanson Hall
2:00pm − 5:00pm Mini-Course: “Dynamic Models of Sovereign Debt” by Manuel Amador
5:00pm − 6:00pm Cocktail reception (CSOM Atrium)
6:30pm Dinner in small groups
Saturday, October 7, 2017 − Carlson School of Management, 1-108 Hanson Hall
8:00am Shuttle pickup from conference hotel
8:15am − 9:00am Continental breakfast (CSOM Atrium)
9:00am − 10:00am Liquidity and Risk Management: Coordinating Investment and Compensation Policies
by Patrick Bolton, Neng Wang, and Jinquiang Yang
10:00am − 11:00am Credit Rating Inflation and Firms’ Investments
by Itay Goldstein and Chong Huang
11:00am − 11:30am Coffee break
11:30am − 12:30pm Only Time Will Tell: A Theory of Deferred Compensation and its Regulation
by Florian Hoffmann, Roman Inderst, and Marcus Opp
12:30pm − 2:00pm Lunch and FTG members meeting (CSOM Atrium)
2:00pm − 3:00pm Sentiment, Liquidity and Asset Prices
by Vladimir Asriyan, William Fuchs, and Brett Green
3:00pm − 3:30pm Coffee break
3:30pm − 4:30pm The Insurance is the Lemon: Failing to Index Contracts
by Barney Hartman-Glaser and Benjamin Hébert
4:30pm Adjourn