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2017 Lone Star Finance Conference

Thursday, September 14th Evening, Reception and Dinner

Time Event
6:00pm Dinner at Diamondback's (The Hall)
217 Mary Ave, Waco, TX

Friday, September 15th, Lone Star Conference

Time Event
8:00am Breakfast and Registration,
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 143/144
9:00am Welcome
Dr. Terry Maness, Dean of the Hankamer School of Business
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 143/144
9:30am Session 1A, "Collateral Misreporting in the RMBS Market",
Sam Kruger* (UT Austin) and G. Maturana (UT Austin)
Discussant: Andreas Christopoulos (Rice University)
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 143/144

Session 1B, "Do taxes or information drive demand for bond insurance?",
Mattia Landoni* (SMU)
Discussant: Erik Devos (UT El Paso)
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 143/144
10:50am Break
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 143/144 (in hallway)
11:10am Session 2A, "Information Shocks and Liquidity Innovations",
Will Armstrong (Texas Tech University), Laura Cardella* (Texas Tech University), and Nasim Sabah (Texas Tech University)
Discussant: Kevin Crotty (Rice University)
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 143/144

Session 2B, "p-hacking: Evidence from two million trading strategies",
Tarun Chordia (Emory University), Amit Goyal (SFI), Alessio Saretto* (UT Dallas)
Discussant: Yan Liu (Texas A&M University)
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 143/144
12:30pm Lunch
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 250
1:30pm Session 3A, "Institutional Investors and Loan Dynamics: Evidence from Loan renegotiations",
Mehdi Beyhaghi* (UT San Antonio), CA Nguyen (UT San Antonio), and John K. Wald (UT San Antonio)
Discussant: David Dicks (Baylor University)
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 240

Session 3B, "Do CEO Compensation Policies Respond to Debt Contracting?",
Brian Akins (Rice University), Jonathan Bitting (Rice University), David De Angelis* (Rice University), and Maclean Gaulin (Rice University)
Discussant: Swami Kalpathy (TCU)
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 240
2:50pm Break
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 250
3:10pm Session 4A, "Mutual Fund Style Analysis: A Stochastic Dominance Approach",
Jue Ren* (TCU)
Discussant: James Yae (University of Houston)
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 240

Session 4B, "Selective Attention in Consumer Finance: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in the Credit Card Market",
Paolina Medina* (Texas A&M University)
Discussant: Inessa Liskovich (UT Austin)
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 240
4:30pm Wrap Up
Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 240
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