Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student Conference 2016

International Center for Finance

May 12 – 13, 2016

The Annual Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student 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 environment to promote interaction amongst doctoral student researchers, and to provide feedback for students presenting 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 Friday, May 6, 2016.

For assistance, please contact Electra Ferriello at 203-436-0784 or electra.ferriello@yale.edu

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student Conference 2016
Day 1: Thursday May 12, 2016
Edward P. Evans Hall, Classroom 4400

8:15am

Bus departs The Omni Hotel for Evans Hall (for conference presenters)

8:30am

Registration and Breakfast outside of classroom 4400

*Note: there is a reserved room to secure luggage and belongings if needed in

Evans Hall, room 4471

SESSION 1: Behavioral Finance

9:00am

Information Arrival and the Term Structure of Short Selling Costs  

By Gregory Weitzner, University of Texas at Austin

9:30am

Rankings of published price-earnings ratios and value investor attention  

By Jordan Moore, University of Rochester

10:00am

Mutual Fund Disproportionate Portfolio Adjustment

By Claire Yurong Hong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

10:30am

Break

11:00am

Law of Small Numbers in a Lucas Economy  

By Alberto Teguia, Rice University

11:30am

The Role of Limited Attention on Credit Card Delinquency

By Paolina C. Medina, Northwestern University

12:00pm

In the Red: How Color Affects Investors and Financial Markets

By William J. Bazley, University of Miami

12:30pm

LUNCH outside of classroom 4400

SESSION 2: Behavioral Marketing

2:00pm

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch: Consumers’ Reactions to Pseudo Free Offers

By Steven Dallas, New York University

2:30pm

Argumentum ad Novitatem: Mere newness as a choice heuristic

By Yun Jie, University of California, Riverside

3:00pm

Duration and Key Moments

By Evan Weingarten, University of Pennsylvania

3:30pm

Break

4:00pm

“Twokenism” on Corporate Boards: Threshold Effects and Gender Diversity

By Edward Chang, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania

4:30pm

True to the Original: When Additions Subtract from Value

By Rosanna Smith, Yale School of Management

5:00pm

Adjourn, Bus departs for The Omni Hotel

7:00pm

Dinner at BAR

Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student Conference 2016
Day 2: Friday May 13, 2016
Edward P. Evans Hall, Classroom 4200

8:00am

Check out of Hotel (if applicable)

8:15am

Bus departs The Omni Hotel for Evans Hall (for conference presenters)

8:30am

Registration and Breakfast outside of classroom 4200

*Note: there is a reserved room to secure luggage and belongings if needed in

Evans Hall, room 4268

SESSION 3: Behavioral Economics

9:00am

Influencing Decisions: When Do We Build Optimal Choice Architecture?

By David P. Daniels, Stanford University

9:30am

Wait, Wait...Don’t Tell Me: Repeated Choices With Clustered Feedback

By David Hagmann, Carnegie Mellon University

10:00am

The Dynamic Effect of Incentives on Post-Reward Task Engagement 

By Indranil Goswami, University of Chicago

10:30am

Break

11:00am

Paternalism vs Redistribution: Designing Retirement Savings Policies with Behavioral Agents

By Christian Moser, Princeton University

11:30am

Falling Behind: Time and Expectations-Based Reference Dependence  

By Rahul Bhui, California Institute of Technology

12:00pm

BUFFET LUNCH in Beinecke Terrace

1:30pm

Adjourn.  Bus departs SOM for The Omni Hotel (for conference presenters)

Edward P. Evans Hall
165 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
United States