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2020 Corporate Governance Conference


Gerri C. LeBow Hall
3220 Market Street
Rm. 406
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Registration Cost(s):
Conference Only: $200.00
Conference & Thursday Evening Dinner: $280.00
Dinner Only: $100.00

Conference Information

If you have any questions, please reach out to Yasmeen Mayes (ynm24@drexel.edu) or Michelle Lowry (michelle.lowry@drexel.edu).

Registration, Breakfast & Lunch, Coffee Breaks: Gerri C. LeBow Hall, room 406 (tentative)
Program: Gerri C. LeBow Hall, room 408 (tentative)
Reception: Gerri C. LeBow Hall, 7th floor lounge

The Raj & Kamla Gupta Governance Institute invites you to join us for our 13th Annual Corporate Governance Conference. The annual conference highlights the profound research by top professors around the world on issues related to corporate governance and the boardroom. The conference will take place during the day on Friday, April 17th, and papers are listed below.

G. William Schwert will give the keynote during the program’s luncheon. As editor of the Journal of Financial Economics for many years, he has a unique perspective on the evolution of corporate governance research.

There will be a best paper award of $1,000 sponsored by WRDS.

Conference Welcome Dinner

On the evening before the conference, you are invited to join us for the welcome dinner to be held at Distrito Restaurant. Distrito presents a vibrant celebration of the culture and cuisine of Mexico City, with a menu focused on the diverse street foods served in what is known by locals as the Distrito Federal (D.F.). The dinner will take place on Thursday, April 16th at 6:00 p.m.

Accommodations

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 3213462.

Please reserve your room by March 18, 2020; after which time the room block will be released to the public.

2020 Conference Papers (full conference agenda and papers below)

The consequences to directors of deploying poison pills. By William C. Johnson, Jonathan M. Karpoff, and Michael D. Wittry. Discussant: Anil Shivdasani
The many dials of corporate governance. By Kevin D. Chen, Wayne R. Guay, and Richard A. Lambert. Discussant: Andres Almazan
Retail shareholder participation in the proxy process: Monitoring, engagement, and voting. By Alon Brav, Matthew Cain, Jonathon Zytnick. Discussant: Peter Iliev.
Spinning the CEO pay ratio disclosure. By Audra Boone, Austin Starkweather, and Joshua T. White. Discussant Jeffrey Coles
Public attention to gender equality and the demand for female directors. By Mariassunta Giannetti and Tracy Yue Wang. Discussant: Yuhai Xuan

Attachments

2020 Corporate Governance Conference Agenda

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The consequences to directors of deploying poison pills

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The many dials of corporate governance

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Retail shareholder participation in the proxy process: Monitoring, engagement, and voting

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Spinning the CEO pay ratio disclosure

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Public attention to gender equality and the demand for female directors

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Who should attend?

Audience

  • Faculty
  • PhD
  • Business Community

Disciplines

  • Economics
  • Finance
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