Corporate Finance Program Meeting

Thomas Philippon, Joshua Rauh, Amir Sufi, and Antoinette Schoar, Organizers

November 5, 2021

Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge and

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, November 5
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Sylvain Catherine, University of Pennsylvania
Constantine Yannelis, University of Chicago and NBER

The Distributional Effects of Student Loan Forgiveness
Discussant: Deborah J. Lucas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
9:45 am
Will Gornall, University of British Columbia
Oleg Gredil, Tulane University
Sabrina T. Howell, New York University and NBER
Xing Liu, Tsinghua University

Do Employees Cheer for Private Equity? The Heterogeneous Effects of Buyouts on Job Quality
Discussant: Paola Sapienza, Northwestern University and NBER
10:30 am
11:00 am
Greg Buchak, Stanford University
Gregor Matvos, Northwestern University and NBER
Tomasz Piskorski, Columbia University and NBER
Amit Seru, Stanford University and NBER

Why is Intermediating Houses so Difficult? Evidence from iBuyers
Discussant: Johannes Stroebel, New York University and NBER
11:45 am
Ivo Welch, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER

Ratios of Changes: How Real Estate Shocks Did Not Affect Corporate Investment
Discussant: David Thesmar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Daniel G. Garrett, University of Pennsylvania
Eric C. Ohrn, Grinnell College
Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato, Stanford University and NBER

Effects of International Tax Provisions on Domestic Labor Markets
Discussant: Mitchell A. Petersen, Northwestern University and NBER
2:15 pm
Francesco D’Acunto, Georgetown University
Pulak Ghosh, India Institute of Management Bangalore
Alberto G. Rossi, Georgetown University

How Costly Are Cultural Biases? Evidence from FinTech
Discussant: Emily Breza, Harvard University and NBER
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
Marina Gertsberg, University of Melbourne
Johanna Mollerstrom, George Mason University
Michaela Pagel, Washington University in St. Louis and NBER

Gender Quotas and Support for Women in Board Elections
Discussant: Laura Starks, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
4:15 pm
Sergey Chernenko, Purdue University
David S. Scharfstein, Harvard University and NBER

Racial Disparities in the Paycheck Protection Program
Discussant: Michael Faulkender, University of Maryland
5:00 pm