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Jackson Hole Finance Group

12th Jackson Hole Finance Conference

Jackson Hole, WY January 13 – 15, 2018

Jointly sponsored by

Wells Fargo Center for Corporate Finance and SFS


Friday, Jan 12

5:30 – 6:30 pm   Wine & cheese Reception – Apres Vous (off main lobby of SRL)

Saturday, Jan 13

7:30 am – 7:45 am Breakfast in Sundance Ballroom

7:45 am – 8:30 am  Session I: Information and Asset Pricing

Session Chair: Diego Garcia

Demand for Information and Asset Pricing by Azi Ben-Rephael, Bruce I. Carlin, Zhi Da, and  Ryan D. Israelsen

5:00pm Cocktails in Sundance Ballroom

5:15pm – 6:45pm Session IIIncentives & Behavior

Session Chair: Matt Spiegel
Do Labor Markets Discipline? Evidence From RMBS Bankers by John M. Griffin, Samuel Kruger, and Gonzalo Maturana
The Ostrich in Us: Selective Attention to Financial Accounts… by Arna Olafsson and Michaela Pagel

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Conference dinner

Sunday, Jan 14

7:00 am – 7:15 am Breakfast in Sundance Ballroom

7:15 am – 8:45 am Session III: Trading

Session Chair: Adriano Rampini
Failing to forecast rare events by James Dow and Philip Bond
The Emergence of Market Structure by Maryam Farboodi, Gregor Jarosch and Robert Shimer

5:00pm – 6:30pm Session IV: Financing & Growth

Session Chair: John Heaton
The Evolution of the Private Equity Market and the Decline in IPOs by Michael Ewens  and Joan Farre-Mensa
Developing Novel Drugs by Joshua Krieger, Danielle Li, and  Dimitris Papanikolaou

Monday, Jan 15

7:00 am – 7:15 am Breakfast in Sundance Ballroom

7:15 am – 8:45 am Session V: Macro Asset Pricing

Session Chair: Deborah Lucas
Political Cycles and Stock Returns by Lubos Pastor  and Pietro Veronesi
Capital Share Dynamics When Firms Insure Workers by Barney Hartman-Glaser, Hanno Lustig  and Mindy Zhang Xiaolan

Conference Organizers

Paolo Fulghieri, Jacob Sagi, and Anil Shivdasani

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Conference Venue

Snake River Lodge & SPA

7710 Granite Loop Road

Teton Village, WY 83025


Program Committee

Jonathan Berk, Stanford University

Paolo Fulghieri, University of North Carolina

Mark Grinblatt, UCLA

Deborah Lucas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Lubos Pastor, University of Chicago

Adriano Rampini, Duke University

Anil Shivdasani, University of North Carolina

Matt Spiegel, Yale University

Anjan Thakor, Washington University

Contact for Administrative Questions

Marion Strandh
Conference Manager
UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School
CB #3440, Kenan Center
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
(O) 919-962-3174
(C) 919-452-3996
(Fax) 919-962-8202

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