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QCFC 2024 

August 3, 2024 (Saturday)


11.45 a.m. – Opening Remarks

Ruchith Dissanayake (Conference Chair)

12.00 p.m. – 1.00 p.m. – Conference Lunch  




Session Chair: Amy Zhang, Queensland University of Technology

1.00 p.m. – 1.40 p.m. “Lending by Servicing: Monetary Policy Transmission through Shadow Banks”

Isha Agarwal, University of British Columbia
Malin Hu, Vanderbilt University
Raluca A. Roman, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Keling Zheng, University of British Columbia

1.45 p.m. – 2.45 p.m. Keynote Speech “Scientific Directors and Corporate Innovation

Ron Masulis, University of New South Wales

2.45 p.m. – 3.15 p.m. – Tea/Coffee Break.

3.20 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. “Opening the Brown Box: Production Responses to Environmental Regulation”

Rebecca De Simone, London Business School
Lakshmi Naaraayanan, London Business School
Kunal Sachdeva, University of Michigan

Session I

Conference Dinner

6.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. Conference Dinner

Donna Chang

 3/171 George St, Brisbane City QLD 4000


Session II


​9.00 a.m. – 9.30 a.m. Morning Tea/Coffee

Session Chair: Marco Elia, Queensland University of Technology


9.30 a.m. – 10.10 a.m. “Endogenous Policy Uncertainty”

Pat Akey, INSEAD
Brandon Julio, University of Oregon
Ying Liu, Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance

10.15 a.m. – 10.55 a.m. “Financial Lifeline: How Efficient Banks Soften Investment Shortfalls During Economic Crises”

Ruchith Dissanayake, Queensland University of Technology
Sean Wu, Queensland University of Technology

10.55 a.m. – 11.20 a.m. – Tea/Coffee break


11.20 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. “Superstar Firms through the Generations”

Yueran Ma, University of Chicago
Benjamin Pugsley, University of Notre Dame
Kaspar Zimmermann, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management

12.00 p.m. – 1.00 p.m. – Conference Lunch  


Session Chair: Katherine Uylangco, Queensland University of Technology

1.00 p.m. – 1.40 p.m. “Custom Proxy Voting Advice

Edwin Hu, University of Virginia
Nadya Malenko, Boston College

Jonathon Zytnick, Georgetown University

1.45 a.m. – 2.25 a.m. “Bank Capital Structures without Government Rules: Evidence from Victorian Britain”

Gareth Campbell, Queen's University Belfast

Lyndon Moore, Monash University 

John Turner, Queen's University Belfast

2.25 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. – Tea/Coffee break

3.00 p.m. – 3.45 a.m. New Ideas

New Ideas #1: Eliza Wu, University of Sydney

New Ideas #2: Qiaoqiao Zhu, Australian National University

New Ideas #3: Jane Luo, University of Adelaide

3.45 p.m. Closing Remarks

Ruchith Dissanayake (Conference Chair)

August 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Session III

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