Thursday, August 18, 2011, 8:30-10:15 am; Corporate Finance Empirical
Social Networks - B2

Session Chair: Andrew Ellul, Indiana University

  • The Economic Impact of Social Ties: Evidence from German Reunification PDF
    Konrad Burchardi, Tarek Hassan
    London School of Economics; University of of Chicago
    • Discussant: Yael Hochberg, Northwestern University
  • Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Value of Political Connections in Social Networks PDF
    Quoc-Ahn Do1, Yen-Teik Lee1, Bang Dang Nguyen2, Kieu-Trang Nguyen3
    Singapore Management University1; University of Cambridge2, Grinnell College3
    • Discussant: Brandon Julio, London Business School

  • Information Conduit or Agency Cost: Top Management and Director Interlock Between Target and Acquirer PDF
    Qingqing Wu
    Arizona State University
    • Discussant: Paolo Volpin, London Business School