The Third BI Conference on Corporate Governance

The Third BI Conference on Corporate Governance.


  • Time
  • Title
  • Registration and coffee

  • Introduction

  • Session l: Common ownership and shareholder disagreement

    Chair: Øyvind Norli (BI Norwegian Business School)

    “Does Common Ownership Really Increase Firm Coordination?”
    Katharina Lewellen (Dartmouth College)
    Discussant: Ian Appel (Boston University)

    “When Shareholders Disagree: Trading After Shareholder Meetings”
    Ernst Maug (University of Mannheim)
    Discussant:: Moqi Groen-Xu (London School of Economics)

  • Coffee and pastries

  • Session ll: Gender gap and owner influence

    Chair: Bogdan Stacescu (BI Norwegian Business School)

    “Do Firms Respond To Gender Pay Gap Transparency?”
    Morten Bennedsen (INSEAD)
    Discussant: Samuli Knüpfer (BI Norwegian Business School)

    «Team Stability and Performance: Evidence from Private Equity»
    Francesca Cornelli (London Business School)
    Discussant: Adam Winegar (BI Norwegian Business School)

  • Lunch

  • Session lll: CEOs and compensation

    Chair: Salvatore Miglietta (BI Norwegian Business School)

    “CEO Risk Exposure Distorts Investment Decisions”
    Jeff Coles (University of Utah)
    Discussant: Johann Reindl (Oslo Metropolitan University)

    “Executive Compensation Design: Evidence From the Field”
    Alex Edmans (London Business School)
    Discussant: Daniel Metzger, Stockholm School of Economics

  • Coffee and fruit

  • Session lV: Culture and employee stock options

    Chair: Janis Berzins (BI Norwegian Business School)

    “Does Corporate Culture Add Value? Evidence from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal and the #MeToo Movement”
    Karl Lins (University of Utah)
    Discussant: Charlotte Ostergaard (BI Norwegian Business School)

    “Why Do Employees Exercise Stock Options Early?”
    Kevin Murphy (University of Southern California)
    Discussant: David Yermack (New York University)

  • End of the academic program

  • Dinner at Brasserie France

    Address: Øvre Slottsgate 16, Oslo