The European Winter Finance Summit
                                                                                                                                               
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
Program 2014
 
Program as pdf-file

European Winter Finance Summit March 16 - 19, 2014

Hotel Alex Zermatt

Sunday, March 16
Time


17:00 -17:45 Welcome reception Lounge Bar  
       
17:45 - 18:00 Introductory remarks Kjell Nyborg  
       
  Presenter Discussant Title
       
  Session 1 Chair: Kjell Nyborg
University of Zurich
 
18:00 - 18:45 François Degeorge
University of Lugano
Per Östberg
University of Zurich
Agency Costs and Investor Returns in Private Equity: Consequences for Secondary Buyouts
18:45 - 19:30 Enrique Schroth
City University London
Alexander Wagner
University of Zurich
Debt Renegotiation and Investment Decisions Across Countries
       
20:00 Dinner "Stuebli"    




Monday, March 17
Time Presenter Discussant Title
  Session 2 Chair: Per Östberg
University of Zurich
 
08:15 - 09:00 Pierre Collin-Dufresne
Swiss Finance Institute at EPFL
Alexander Mürmann
WU Vienna
Moral Hazard, Informed Trading, and Stock Prices
       
16:15 - 16:45 Coffee, Snacks.
Light refreshments
Lounge Bar  
  Session 3

Chair:Steven Ongena University of Zurich

 
17:00 - 17:45 Cindy K. Soo
University of Michigan
Jos Van Bommel
University of Luxembourg
Quantifying animal spirits: news media and sentiment in the housing market
17:45 - 18:30 Bastian von Beschwitz
INSEAD
Markus Leippold
University of Zurich
Media-Driven High Frequency Trading: Evidence from News Analytics
18:30 - 18:45 Coffee Break    
18:45 - 19:30 Robert Whitelaw
NYU, Stern School of Business
Engelbert Dockner
WU Vienna
Comovement and Momentum
       
20:00 Dinner "Stuebli"    




Tuesday, March 18
Time Presenter Discussant Title
  Session 4 Chair: Christian Laux
WU Vienna
 
08:15 - 09:00 Christian Wagner
Copenhagen Business School
Stefan Pichler
WU Vienna
Sovereign Risk and Currency Returns
09:00 - 09:45 Andriy Bodnaruk
Mendoza College of Business,
University of Notre Dame
Florian Peters
University of Amsterdam
Dual Ownership, Returns, and Voting in Mergers
       
16:15 - 16:45 Coffee, Snacks.
Light refreshments
Lounge Bar  
  Session 5 Chair: Markus Leippold
University of Zurich
 
17:00 - 17:45 Thomas Kick
Deutsche Bundesbank
Steven Ongena
University of Zurich
The Political Economy of Bank Bailouts
17:45 - 18:30 David Martinez-Miera
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Natalyia Klimenko
University of Zurich
A Macroeconomic Model of Endogenous Systemic Risk Taking
18:30 - 18:45 Coffee Break    
18:45 - 20:00 Guest Speaker
Simon Anthamatten
"Kunyang Chhish East - First Ascent"
 
       
20:15 Fondue Dinner "Breakfast Room"    




Wednesday, March 19
Time Presenter Discussant Title
  Session 6 Chair: Per Östberg
University of Zurich
 
08:30 - 09:15 Bjørn Eraker
University of Wisconsin
Grigory Vilkov
University of Mannheim
Explaining the Negative Returns to VIX Futures and ETNs: An Equilibrium Approach
09:15 - 10:00 Emanuele Tarantino
University of Bologna
Maria Chaderina
WU Vienna
Bankruptcy Law and Bank Financing
10:00 - 10:15   Final Words  

 
                                                                                                                                           
 
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Picture: © Sporthotel Royer Schladming