2019 JHU CAREY FINANCE CONFERENCE

JUNE 28, 2019

More and more, macroeconomic outcomes are driving financial markets, and financial markets are being recognized as key contributors to macroeconomic dynamics. Consequently, the traditional distinction between economics and finance is losing relevance, while the field of macrofinance is rapidly gaining prominence within the profession. The 2019 JHU Carey Finance Conference will feature presentations and discussions by world-renowned researchers in the field.

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Scheduled Speakers

  • Ravi Bansal, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. Keynote remarks.
  • Wenxin Du, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. Topic: “Are Intermediary Constraints Priced?” Discussant: Tarek Hassan, Boston University.
  • Michael Gallmeyer, McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia. Topic: “Equilibrium Activism.” Discussant: Wei Li, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
  • Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley. Topic: “Information Transmission from the Federal Reserve to the Stock Market.” Discussant: Michael Bauer, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
  • Jessica Wachter, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. “Cross-Sectional Skewness.” Discussant: Ian Dew-Becker, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
  • Dacheng Xiu, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago. Topic: “Predicting Returns with Text Data.” Discussant: Alberto Rossi, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland.
  • Lu Zhang, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University. Topic: “q5.” Discussant: Yinan Su, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

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