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Fourth Annual Magnolia Finance Conference - April 27-28, 2017

4-27-17 - The Institute for Market Studies and the Department of Finance and Economics at Mississippi State University is pleased to announce that the Fourth Annual Magnolia Finance Conference will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017. The goal of the conference is to promote academic research and share some southern hospitality with our guests.

We have an outstanding group of scholars who will present academic research on topics including corporate governance, investments, and executive compensation.

There is a reception the night before the conference (Thursday, April 27) at 6:00PM inside The Mill Conference Center at Shorty’s. All participants and guests are invited to attend. Don Chance, Professor of Finance at LSU, will be providing musical entertainment.

The preliminary schedule is as follows:

April 27, 2017:
6:00 PM – Reception: Live Music with Don Chance
April 28, 2017:
8:00 AM – Registration & Breakfast
9:00 AM – Naveen Daniel, Drexel University
10:00 AM – Tong Yao, University of Iowa
11:00 AM – Harley “Chip” Ryan, Jr., Georgia State University
12:00 PM – Lunch
12:45 PM – David Denis, University of Pittsburgh
1:45 PM – Jarrad Harford, University of Washington
2:45 PM – Coffee Break
3:15 PM – David Yermack, New York University
4:15 PM – Panel Discussion

Although there is no charge for attendance, please register prior to April 15, 2017.

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