CMI Field Workshop on Firm Finance/Behaviour

9th to 11th September, 2020

The agenda for the workshop is as follows:
(Confirmed participants marked in boldface. Please contact Shyna Adhiya or Jyoti Manke if you would like to attend the workshop.)

9th September 2020

16:15 - 16:30 Introductions
16:30 - 17:30 COVID-19 and corporate India [presentation]
Aakriti Mathur, The Graduate Institute (IHEID) and Rajeswari Sengupta, IGIDR
Discussant: Anjali Sharma, CMI and FRG
Moderator: Poonam Mehra, NITIE
17:30 - 18:00 Break
18:00 - 19:00 Tournament Culture and Corporate Misconduct: Evidence using Machine Learning [presentation]
Jitendra Aswani, Fordham University and Franco Fiordelisi, University of Rome III
Discussant: Shekhar Tomar, ISB [presentation]
Moderator: Madhavan Mukund, CMI
19:00 - 19:05 Wind-up

10th September 2020

15:45 - 16:00 Introductions
16:00 - 17:00 The cultural influence on the internal capital market of multinationals
Fan (John) Zhang, Auckland Univ. of Tech., Qingjie Du and Yang Wang HK Polytechnic Univ., and Amy Yang Victoria Univ. of Wellington
Discussant: Neeru Chaudhry, IIT Delhi
Moderator: Shubho Roy, Chicago Booth
17:00 - 17:15 Break
17:15 - 17:45 Firms in the pandemic: questions and research opportunities
Ajay Shah
17:45 - 18:00 Break
18:00 - 19:00 What does financial heterogeneity say about the transmission of monetary policy?
Nishant Vats, Chicago Booth School of Business
Discussant: Josh Felman, J.H. Consulting
Moderator: Harsh Vardhan, SPJIMR
19:00 - 19:05 Wind-up

11th September 2020

15:45 - 16:00 Introductions
16:00 - 17:00 Performance of financial distress prediction models: Evidence from bankruptcy petition filings in India [presentation]
Surbhi Bhatia, LiveMint, and Manish K. Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Discussant: Sourish Das, CMI
Moderator: Susan Thomas
17:00 - 17:20 Conversations, Call for Collaborations and Wind-up