Nov 21, 2009

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sloan School of Management
Cambridge, MA

Organizers: Itay Goldstein (Wharton) and Gustavo Manso (MIT)

1st Members Meeting of the Finance Theory Group


Saturday, November 21, 2009
8:00am − 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am − 10:00am The Economics of Club Bidding in Private Equity
by Robert Marquez and Rajdeep Singh
10:00am − 11:00am Financial Expertise as an Arms Race
by Vincent Glode, Richard Green, and Richard Lowery
11:00am − 11:30am Break
11:30am − 12:30pm Financing Risk and Innovation Waves
by Ramana Nanda and Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
12:30pm − 1:45pm Lunch and discussion about future meetings
1:45pm − 2:45pm Optimal Securitization with Moral Hazard
by Barney Hartman-Glaser, Tomasz Piskorski, and Alexei Tchistyi
2:45pm − 3:00pm Break
3:00pm − 4:00pm A Theory of Slow Moving Capital and Contagion
by Viral Acharya, Hyun Song Shin, and Tanju Yorulmazer
4:00pm Adjourn