Center for Corporate Governance

Academic Conference Attendees

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.

Papers Presented