2019 Corporate Governance Conference
Registration is closed at this point.
Registration, Breakfast & Lunch, Coffee Breaks: Gerri C. LeBow Hall, room 406
Program: Gerri C. LeBow Hall, room 408
Reception: Gerri C. LeBow Hall, 7th floor lounge
The Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute invites you to join us for our 12th Annual Corporate Governance Conference. This year’s conference honoree is David Denis, Roger S. Ahlbrandt, Sr. Chair Professor of Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business. Previous recipients include Michael Jensen, Rene Stulz, Andrei Shleifer, Steven Kaplan, Harold Demsetz, Kevin Murphy, Michael Weisbach, Laura Starks, Jonathan Karpoff, Luigi Zingales, and David Yermack.
For the first time this year, there will be a best paper award of $1,000 sponsored by WRDS.
Conference Welcome Dinner
You are invited to join us for the conference welcome dinner to be held at Barbuzzo Restaurant. The award winning, “Best of Philly” Barbuzzo features a menu of authentic specialties, simply prepared, representing the best of Mediterranean cuisine. The dinner will take place on Thursday, April 11 at 6:00 p.m. This year, the evening will feature a special recognition of everything Ralph Walkling has done to develop this conference into what it is today. Ralph started this conference 12 years ago, and under his leadership it has grown into a leading academic conference within the field of corporate governance. We look forward to a few select people offering their own perspectives on Ralph’s contributions – and entertaining us with some good stories!
Hotel accommodations at reduced rates for this conference have been arranged at The Study at University City.
Reserve your room. To receive the group rate, please use booking code 4392731.
Please reserve your room by March 18, 2019; after which time the room block will be released to the public.
2019 Conference Papers (full conference agenda and papers below)
• Director Bankruptcy experience and corporate risk taking. by Gopalan, Gormley and Kalda
• Organized crime and firms: evidence from Italy. by Slutzky and Zeume
• Why are firms with more managerial ownership worth less? by Fabisik, Fahlenbrach, Stulz, and Taillard
• Quasi-insider shareholder activism: corporate governance at the periphery of control. by Cohn, Towner and Virani
• Corporate Governance through voice and exit. by Becht, Franks and Wagner
We are hoping to welcome you again next year at the 13th Annual Corporate Governance Conference on April 17, 2020.
2019 Corporate Governance Conference Agenda
Director Bankruptcy experience and corporate risk taking
Organized crime and firms: evidence from Italy
Why are firms with more managerial ownership worth less?
Quasi-insider shareholder activism: corporate governance at the periphery of control
Corporate Governance through voice and exit
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