Center for Corporate Governance

Annual Academic Conference

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

Join us at the award-winning Barbuzzo Mediterranean Kitchen & Bar (110 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107). The dinner will feature a keynote discussion lead by Ron Lumbra, Regional Leader for the Americas and Partner in the Global CEO & Board of Directors Practice of Heidrick & Struggles.

Conference: Friday, April 21, 2017

Luigi Zingales, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, will be honored at the conference for outstanding contributions to research in corporate governance and present the keynote speech at Friday’s luncheon. He will be introduced by Paola Sapienza, Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.

Selected Papers to be Presented