AFFECT Breakfast at Cavalcade 2016

AFFECT (Academic Female Finance Committee) will host a breakfast at  Cavalcade 2016 on Monday, May 16, 2016, from 7:30am – 8:45am.

AFFECT formed recently to promote gender equality in the finance profession, to facilitate networking among women, to provide mentoring of women, and to conduct research on the standing of women and differences in the career paths of men versus women in finance. At the breakfast, there will be a discussion of issues that may be of particular interest to women who are doing research and teaching in finance, information about what AFFECT is doing, and a short survey regarding issues related to peoples’ experiences within the academic field of finance.

All are welcome, and broad attendance is encouraged.

Special SFS Journal Paper Presentations at Cavalcade 2016

Cavalcade 2016 will feature special presentations from both the Review of Asset Pricing Studies and the Review of Corporate Finance Studies. 

The RAPS presentation will take place on Monday, May 16, at 3:45pm. The presented paper will be “The Impact of Hedge Funds on Asset Markets” by Mathias S. Kruttli, Andrew J. Patton, and Tarun Ramadorai.

The RCFS presentation will take place Tuesday, May 17, at 3:45pm. The presented paper will be “Spillovers in Local Banking Markets” by Mark Garmaise and Gabriel Natividad.