May 6 - May 7, 2011

Stanford University
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford, CA

Organizers: Marcus Opp (UC Berkeley) and Ilya Strebulaev (Stanford)

4th Members Meeting of the Finance Theory Group


Friday, May 6, 2011
12:00pm − 1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm − 2:15pm Bargaining with Deadlines and Private Information 
by William Fuchs and Andrzej Skrzypacz
2:15pm − 3:15pm Feedback Effects of Credit Ratings 
by Gustavo Manso
3:45pm − 4:45pm The Economics of Unsolicited Ratings 
by Paolo Fulghieri, Günter Strobl, and Han Xia
5:00pm − 6:00pm Bubbles and Credit Constraints 
by Jianjun Miao and Pengfei Wang
6:00pm − 6:20pm Organizational meeting
7:30pm Dinner in small groups
Saturday, May 7, 2011
8:00am Shuttle pick-up
8:30am − 9:00am Breakfast
9:00am − 10:00am Innovation, Capital Structure, and the Boundaries of the Firm 
by Dirk Hackbarth, Rich Mathews, and David Robinson
10:00am − 11:00am Session on “Referee Reports for Theory Papers”
by Matthew Rhodes-Kropf
11:15am − 12:15pm Feedback Effects and the Limits to Arbitrage 
by Alex Edmans, Itay Goldstein, and Wei Jiang
12:15pm Lunch