The BI Conference on Corporate Governance
The CCGR will host the BI Conference on Corporate Governance on 29 May, 2015.
BI Norwegian Business School is hosting a one-day research conference on corporate governance in Oslo, Norway. The organizer is the Centre for Corporate Governance Research at the Department of Finance. The conference is sponsored by the Finance Market Fund and the Norwegian Finance Initiative.
Eight leading scholars will present a recent corporate governance paper that has not been widely presented. There will be comments from discussants and from the audience on each paper. Participation is by invitation only.
- Time:Friday, May 29, 2015 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
- Location:BI Norwegian Business School - campus Oslo, Auditorium A2-080
Registration and Coffee
Chair: Øyvind Norli (BI Norwegian Business School)
Equity Issuances and Agency Costs: The Telling Story of Shareholder Approval Around the World
Clifford G. Holderness (Carroll School of Management, Boston College)
Discussant: William Mann (Anderson School of Management, UCLA)
CEO Investment Cycles
Michael S. Weisbach (Ohio State University), Yihui Pan (University of Utah), Tracy Yue Wang (University of Minnesota)
Discussant: Lucian Taylor (Wharton, University of Pennsylvania)
Chair: Bogdan Stacescu (BI Norwegian Business School)
Shareholder Power and Corporate Innovation: Evidence from Hedge Fund Activism
Alon Brav (Fuqua School of Business, Duke University), Wei Jiang (Columbia Business School Columbia University), Song Ma (Fuqua School of Business, Duke University), Xuan Tian (Kelley School of Business, Indiana University)
Discussant: Taylor Begley (London Business School)
Performance-induced CEO Turnover
Dirk Jenter (Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University), Katharina Lewellen (Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College)
Discussant: Hamid Boustanifar (BI Norwegian Business School)
Lunch in building C, floor 1
Chair: Charlotte Ostergaard (BI Norwegian Business School)
Donor Governance and Financial Management in Prominent U.S. Art Museums
David Yermack (Stern School of Business, NYU)
Discussant: Johann Reindl (BI Norwegian Business School)
Governing Multiple Firms
Alex Edmans (London Business School and Wharton), Doron Levit (Wharton), Devin Reilly (University of Pennsylvania)
Discussant: Jonathan Cohn (McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin)
Chair: Salvatore Miglietta (BI Norwegian Business School)
Advertising, Attention, and Acquisition Returns
Laura T. Starks (McCombs School of Business, University of Texas), Eliezer M. Fich (LeBow College of Business, Drexel University), Anh L. Tran (Cass Business School, City University London)
Discussant: Xavier Giroud (Sloan School of Management, MIT)
The Changing Nature of Corporate Board Activity
Renee B. Adams (University of New South Wales), Vanitha Ragunathan (University of Queensland), Robert Tumarkin (University of New South Wales)
Discussant: Danielle Zhang (BI Norwegian Business School)
at Mares, Skovveien 1, Frogner.
(a bus to the restaurant will pick us up at 17.30 in front of BI's main entrance)
- Renee Adams, UNSW Business School
- Alon Brav, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
- Alex Edmans, London Business School and Wharton
- Cliff Holderness, Carroll School of Management, Boston College
- Dirk Jenter, Stanford Graduate School of Business
- Laura Starks, Red McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
- Mike Weisbach, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University
- David Yermack, Stern School of Business, New York University
The Radisson Blu Hotel is 100 meters from BI Norwegian Business School, where the conference will take place. The hotel is located 50 meters from the Nydalen metro station, which is 15 minutes by metro from downtown.
Please make your reservation through Radisson's webpage or by phone +(47) 23263322. The conference price is NOK 1195 per single room per night including breakfast. The reservation code is 959505.