Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student Conference 2014

Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student Conference 2014

International Center for Finance

The Annual Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student Conference, held in conjunction with the Behavioral Science Conference, draws top doctoral students from around the world to present their research in the fields of Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Finance and Behavioral Marketing.  The goal of the conference is to foster an enviornment to promote interaction amongst doctoral student researchers, and to provide feedback for students preseting their work in these fields.

The research efforts in these fields have been helped immeasurably by the generous support of Andrew Redleaf of Whitebox Advisors.

Registration
 
In order to ensure we have space for all participants, we ask that you preregister at this site. Registration Deadline, MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014.
 
For assistance, please contact Johanna Palacio at 203-436-0784 or johanna.palacio@yale.edu
 
Conference Agenda
 
8:30 am   Registration and Breakfast
 
Session One: Behavioral Finance
 
 
9:30 am   Jacopo Magnani, University of California, Santa Cruz - "The Disposition Effect and Realization Preferences: A Direct Test"
 
10:00 am  Elisabeth Kempf, Tilburg University - "Distracted Shareholders and Corporate Actions"
 
10:30 am  Francesco D'Acunto, University of California, Berkeley - "Identity, Overconfidence, and Investment Decisions"
 
11:00 am   Break
 
Session Two: Behavioral Economics
11:30 am  Silvia Saccardo, University of California, San Diego - "Bribery: Greed versus Reciprocity"
 
 
12:30 pm  Lunch
 
Session Two: Behavioral Economics continued
2:00 pm    Philip Schreiber, University of Mannheim - "The Willingness to Pay, Accept and Retire"
 
 
Session Three: Behavioral Marketing
3:00 pm   Alexander DePaoli, Stanford University - "Favorites Fall Faster: Greater Liking Leads to Greater Satiation"
 
 
4:00 pm   Break
 
 
5:00 pm   Linda Hagan, University of Michigan - "Who Serves Food Shapes Self-evaluation and Eating Decisions"
 
 
6:00 pm   Conference concludes