A Special Conference by the FTG: Bridging Theory and Empirical Research in Finance

Jun 30 - Jul 01, 2020

Columbia Business School, New York

The FTG is excited to announce the inaugural Joint Theory-Empirical FTG conference, which will take place at Columbia University on June 30-July 1, 2020. The goal of this conference is to help foster stronger ties between theoretical and empirical finance research.

The conference will feature a mix of theory papers discussed by empirical researchers and empirical papers discussed by theory researchers. It will also feature a panel discussion on integrating theory and empirical research in finance with the following panelists:  Peter DeMarzo (Stanford), Itay Goldstein (Wharton), John Graham (Duke), Michael Roberts (Wharton), Amit Seru (Stanford), and Toni Whited (Michigan).

The steering committee includes: Wei Jiang, Ron Kaniel, Nadya Malenko, and Neng Wang.

The call for papers is here: https://www.ssrn.com/index.cfm/en/janda/announcement/?id=6766.

Attendance is subject to availability. You will be notified accordingly.