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Cambridge - Corporate Finance Theory Symposium September 2019

For the sixth year, CERF organise a Corporate Finance Theory Symposium.The symposium consists of high quality papers in the broad area of corporate finance theory.

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Dates: Friday 13th and Saturday 14th of September 2019 at Clare College, Cambridge

Registration is required to attend this event - please register via this link. Attendance of the conference is free of charge. Conference dinners are optional. Please note that if you are an invited speaker or CERF member, you do not need to pay for conference dinners as you will receive an invitation.For further information, please contact

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Keynote Speaker :Itay Goldstein, Joel S. Ehrenkranz Family Professor, Professor of Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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Conference Organisers: Bart Lambrecht (CERFCambridge Judge Business School and CEPR) and Denis Gromb (HEC Paris)

The event is in collaboration with the CEPR.

Programme Commitee :

Mike Burkart (London School of Economics)   Sivan Frenkel (Coller School of Management)

Simon Gervais (Duke’s Fuqua School of Business)   Will Cong (The University of Chicago Booth School of Business)

John Kuong (INSEAD)    Gyöngyi Lóránth (University of Vienna)

Andrey Malenko (MIT Sloan)   Marcus Opp (Stockholm School of Economics)

Christine Parlour (Berkeley Haas)   Giorgia Piacentino (Columbia Business School)

Yuri Tserlukevich (Arizona State University)   Edward D. Van Wesep (Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Boulder)

Victoria Vanasco (Barcelona Graduate School of Economics)   Felipe Varas Greene (Duke’s Fugua School of Business)

Vladimir Vladimirov (University of Amsterdam)   Hui (Frank) Xu (University of Cambridge)


 Previous Conferences

keynote speaker 2016 - Anjan Thakor

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