Corporate Finance Program Meeting

Viral V. Acharya and Kelly Shue, Organizers

April 2, 2021


Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, April 2
9:50 am
Welcome and Introduction
10:00 am
Ivan T. Ivanov, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Luke Pettit, United States Senate
Toni Whited, University of Michigan and NBER

Taxes Depress Corporate Borrowing: Evidence from Private Firms
Discussant: Alexander Ljungqvist, Stockholm School of Economics
10:50 am
Ashwini Agrawal, London School of Economics
Daniel Kim, BI Norwegian Business School

Municipal Bond Insurance and the U.S. Drinking Water Crisis (slides)
Discussant: Deborah J. Lucas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
11:40 am
12:00 pm
Jialan Wang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and NBER
Jeyul Yang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Benjamin Iverson, Brigham Young University
Renhao Jiang, University of Maryland

Bankruptcy and the COVID-19 Crisis
Discussant: Edie Hotchkiss, Boston College
12:50 pm
Michael Faulkender, University of Maryland
Stephen Miran
Robert Jackman, US Department of the Treasury

The Job-Preservation Effects of Paycheck Protection Program Loans
Discussant: John N. Friedman, Brown University and NBER
1:40 pm
2:00 pm
Karsten Müller, National University of Singapore
Emil Verner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER

Credit Allocation and Macroeconomic Fluctuations
Discussant: Martin Schneider, Stanford University and NBER
2:50 pm
Mara Faccio, Purdue University and NBER
John J. McConnell, Purdue University

Impediments to the Schumpeterian Process in the Replacement of Large Firms
Discussant: Song Ma, Yale University and NBER
3:40 pm
4:00 pm
Ivan Alfaro, BI Norwegian Business School
Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University and NBER
Xiaoji Lin, University of Minnesota

The Finance Uncertainty Multiplier
Discussant: Janice C. Eberly, Northwestern University and NBER
4:50 pm
Matteo Crosignani, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Marco Macchiavelli, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Andre Silva, Federal Reserve Board

Pirates without Borders: the Propagation of Cyberattacks through Firms' Supply Chains
Discussant: Patricia Mosser, Columbia University
5:40 pm