Academic Conference on Corporate Governance
The annual, invitation-only Drexel LeBow Corporate Governance Conference highlights the profound research by top professors around the world on issues related to corporate governance and the boardroom. The conference is highly competitive, with an acceptance rate of papers of approximately 5%. Scholars from top universities around the world attend and a high percentage of research presented at the conference is subsequently published in the top journals.
2017 Academic Conference
Welcome Dinner: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Participants joined us at the award-winning Barbuzzo Mediterranean Kitchen & Bar for a dinner featuring a keynote discussion lead by Ron Lumbra, Regional Leader for the Americas and Partner in the Global CEO and Board of Directors Practice of Heidrick & Struggles.
Conference: Friday, April 21, 2017
Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, was honored at the conference for outstanding contributions to research in corporate governance and presented the keynote speech at Friday’s luncheon. He was introduced by Paola Sapienza, Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.
- Compensation Benchmarking and the Peer Effects of Say-on-Pay (Denis, Rajamani, Jochem)
- Institutional Investor Cliques (Crane, Koch, Michenaud)
- The Value of Offshore Secrets – Evidence from the Panama Papers (O’Donovan, Wagner, Zeume)
- Do Loan Officers Impact Lending Decisions? Evidence from the Corporate Loan Market (Gao, Martin, Pacelli)
- Will I Get Paid? Employee Stock Options and Mergers and Acquisitions (Babenkko, Du, Tserlukevich)