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24 mai : Workshop in Economics & Finance ESSEC-HEC-INSEAD-PSE

PSE is proud to host the 2011 ESSEC-HEC-INSEAD-PSE Workshop in Economics & Finance - (8 edition)
at Campus-Jourdan, 48 bd Jourdan - 75014 Paris

The Workshop will take place on Tuesday May 24, 2011 and feature 8 papers

Organization and Contacts
Scientific Organization :


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM (download the pdf version)
> 9h30-10h15 Public Contracting in Delegated Agency Games
David MARTIMORT, PSE, EHESS (joint with Lars STOLE, University of Chicago Booth School of Business). Discussant : Stefano LOVO, HEC.
> 10h15-11h On the Suboptimality of First-Price Rules
Vlad MARES, INSEAD (joint with Jeroen M. SWINKELS, Northwestern University). Discussant : Laurent LAMY, PSE
> 11h15-12h Silence is not Golden : Corporate Governance Standards, Transparency, and Performance, Sridhar ARCOT, ESSEC Business School) (joint with Valentina BRUNO, American University, Kogod School of Business). Discussant : Pramuan BUNKANWANICHA, ESCP
> 12h-12h45 The Impact of the Media in Financial Markets : Evidence from
Newspaper Strikes
, Joel PERESS, INSEAD. Discussant : Carmen STEFANESCU, ESSEC
12h45 Lunch
> 14h15-15h Trading and Liquidity with Limited Cognition, Johan HOMBERT, HEC) (joint with Bruno BIAIS, TSE and Pierre-Olivier WEILL, University of California Los Angeles, NBER). Discussant : Jean-Edouard COLLIARD, PSE.
> 15h-15h45 Contagion in financial networks : a threat index, Gabrielle DEMANGE, PSE. Discussant : Even ORS, HEC.
15h45 Coffee break
> 16h-16h45 The Myth of Long Horizon Predictability : An Asset Allocation Perspective, Patrice PONCET (joint with R. GARCIA, A. LIOUI)
> 16h45-17h30 Option Prices and the Probability of Success of Cash Mergers Ioanid ROSU, HEC Paris (joint with C. Alan BESTER, University of Chicago, and Victor H. MARTINEZ, CUNY Baruch College).Discussant : Lorenzo Naranjo, ESSEC