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Doctoral Student Consortium

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Coordinated by a Scientific Committee Director, Fernando Zapatero (University of Southern California), the Doctoral Student Consortium will be held on July 10, 2019, in downtown Madrid, one day prior to the Finance Forum. It will include a panel session with outstanding guest scholars discussing the latest advances in research and offering career advice.

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Invited Professors

Renée-B-Adams
Renée B Adams

Professor of Finance – Saïd Business School.

University of Oxford.

Rafael-Repullo
Rafael Repullo

Professor of Economics and Director – CEMFI.

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Agenda

9:30 Welcome (Room: Salón de Grados 0.B.06)
10:00 – 11:30 Speakers:
· Renée Adams (University of Oxford)
· Irem Demirci (Nova SBE)
· Rafael Zambrana (Nova SBE)
11:30 – 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 – 13:30 Student Presentations (I and II)
13:30 – 15:00 Lunch
15:00 – 16:30 Student Presentations (III and IV)
16:30 – 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 – 18:00 Speaker:
· Rafael Repullo (CEMFI)
18:00 Adjourn

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS I: (ROOM: SALÓN DE GRADOS 0.B.06)

“Mostly good Robin Hood: Impact of Financial Transaction Tax on Corporate Investment”
Duy Tan Do (Universidad Carlos III)

“ESG transparency and investment: signaling and the power of social responsibility on performance”
Ramón Bermejo Climent (Universidad Pontificia Comillas)

“Sustain and Deliver: Capturing the Valuation Effects of Corporate Sustainability”
Zakirya Mohammed (ESADE)

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS II: (ROOM: 0.A.04)

“Effect of split rating on bond excess spread: A dinamic approach”
Rodrigo Ferreras Labra (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

“International evidence on the performance of socially responsible stock portfolios”
Guillermo Badía (Universidad de Zaragoza)

“Is Political Activity Priced in the Cross-Section of Returns?”
Juan Imbet (Universidad Pompeu Fabra)

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS III: (ROOM: SALÓN DE GRADOS 0.B.06)

“Social Capital and Bank Misconduct”
José-María Martín-Flores (ESCP)

“The negative effect of external auditing in banking industry”
Luciana Orozco (Universidad Carlos III)

“Win-win or joy and sorrow? Spillovers of asset purchases to the real sector”
Talina Sondershaus (Halle Institute for Economic Research)

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS IV: (ROOM: 0.A.04)

“Corporate Performance Consequences of CEO Participation in Other Boards”
Antonio Vázquez (Universidad Carlos III)

“Does Social Media Attention Affect Investors’ Trading Behaviours?
Mustabsar Awais (University of Sheffield)

“Limited Attention and Capital Structure”
Kirstine Petersen (University of Southern Denmark)

RONDA DE TOLEDO 1, 28005 MADRID – Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Morning sessions

Panel with Guest Scholars. They will give sessions on promising thesis work, research agendas and job market presentations.

Afternoon sessions

The afternoon breakout sessions give participants the opportunity to present job market papers or dissertation proposals and receive feedback from the Outstanding Guest Scholars and other scholars.

To apply for the Doctoral Student Consortium, students must complete the online application and submit either one of the dissertation papers or a 5 – 10 page dissertation proposal (in PDF format). In addition, one recommendation letter should also be received prior to the application deadline. There is no fee for the Doctoral Student Consortium application.

The selected PhD students will be able to interact with both guest scholars and other professors of the Spanish Finance Association (AEFIN) during the academic sessions and over lunch and coffee breaks. The selected PhD students will receive a fee-waiver for the Finance Forum registration.

PhD applicants with a finished paper are encouraged to submit to the Finance Forum, which will also take place in Madrid on the following 2 days to the Consortium (July 11th and 12th). If selected, they will also have the opportunity to present in the Finance Forum.

The PhD Consortium will take place on the 10th of July in the Puerta de Toledo Campus of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Ronda de Toledo 1, 28005 Madrid).

APPLICATIONS AND REFERENCE LETTERS ARE DUE ON MARCH 15. ACCEPTED PROPOSALS WILL BE COMMUNICATED BY APRIL 10.

STUDENTS AND RECOMMENDERS have to upload their proposals and the recommendation letter separately via conference maker:

  • STUDENTS: Upload the proposal in the “PhD Consortium (PhD students proposal)” section.
  • RECOMMENDER: Upload the recommendation letter in the “PhD Consortium (recommendation letter)” section.