Behavioral Finance Conference December 2016

Behavioral Finance Junior Faculty Conference
Professor Lawrence Jin, Organizer
December 2, 2016

California Institute of Technology
Beckman Laboratory of Behavioral Biology, Room B180
Pasadena, CA

This is a new one-day conference, the purpose of which is to gather junior faculty who work in behavioral finance and related areas to develop and discuss research ideas. Lunch is by invitation only.
For planning purposes, please RSVP to Sabrina De Jaegher as soon as you can.

 

PROGRAM

 

8:00AM

Continental breakfast

 

8:30AM

Charles Nathanson (Northwestern)

Speculative dynamics of prices and volume

9:00AM

Cindy Soo (Michigan)

Start spreading the news: Contagious sentiment across local housing markets

9:30AM

Cary Frydman (USC)

The impact of salience on investor behavior: Evidence from a natural experiment

10:00AM

Break

 

10:30AM

Alex Chinco (UIUC)

The sound of many funds rebalancing

11:00AM

Peter Kelly (Notre Dame)

Individual investor over-extrapolation?

11:30AM

Lawrence Jin (Caltech)

Asset pricing with return extrapolation

NOON

Lunch (Dabney Gardens)

 

1:15PM

Anthony Cookson (Colorado)

Growing up without finance

1:45PM

Micheala Pagel (Columbia)

Technology adoption across generations: Financial fitness in the information age

2:15PM

Francesco D'Acunto (Maryland)

Tear down this wall street: The effect of anti-market rhetoric on investment

2:45PM

Break

 

3:00PM

Xing Huang (Michigan State)

Harnessing the wisdom of crowds

3:30PM

Theresa Kuchler (NYU)

Measuring social connectedness

4:00PM

Baolian Wang (Fordham)

The causal effects of investor attention

4:30PM

Conference adjourns