Below is a guide to the presenters, papers, and discussants for the 2013 Strategy and the Business Environment Conference in Austin, TX.
May 22nd 2013
1:00 – 2:40 p.m.
“Self-Regulation in Private and Public Politics”
- Presenter: David Baron (Graduate School of Business, Stanford)
- Discussant: John Maxwell (Kelley School of Business, Indiana)
“The Corporate Value of (Corrupt) Lobbying”
- Presenter: Nandini Gupta (Kelley School of Business, Indiana), w/ Eitan Goldman & Alexander Borisov
- Discussant: Tim Werner (McCombs School of Business, Univ. of Texas)
2:40 – 4:20 p.m.
“Good (Bad) Company or Good (Bad) Manager? Exploring the Antecedents of CSR”
- Presenter: Bryan Hong (Ivey School of Business, Univ. of Western Ontario), (with Dylan Minor)
- Discussant: Lamar Pierce (Wash. U. St. Louis)
“Campaign Contributions from Corporate Executives in Lieu of Political Action Committees”
- Presenter: Brian Richter (McCombs School of Business, Univ. of Texas), (with Timothy Werner)
- Discussant: Dave Spence (McCombs School of Business, Univ. of Texas)
4:40 – 6:20 p.m.
“Why Currency Undervaluation Provokes Trade Disputes in Some Settings But Not Others”
- Presenter: Dennis Quinn (McDonough School of Business, Georgetown Univ.), w/ J. Bradford Jensen & Stephen Weymouth
- Discussant: Andrew Kerner (Department of Political Science, Univ of Michigan)
“Does Product Market Competition Foster Corporate Social Responsibility?”
8:50 – 9:40 a.m.
“Linking Public and Private Politics: Activist Strategy for Industry Transformation”
- Presenter: Tom Lyon (Ross School of Business, Univ. of Michigan) w/ Stephen Salant
- Discussant: Alan Wiseman (Vanderbilt University)
10:10 - 11:50 a.m.
“Even Constrained Governments Steal: How Transfer Risk is Different than Expropriation Risk”
“Relational Influence Buying”
- Presenter: Orie Shelef (Haas School of Business, Univ. of California-Berkeley)
- Discussant: Chris Cotton (Univ. of Miami)
12:30 – 2:10 p.m.
“The Effect of Mandatory CSR Disclosure on Information Asymmetry: Evidence from a Quasi-natural Experiment in China”
- Presenter: Yongxiang Wang (Marshall School of Business, U.S.C.), (with Jing Shi & Mingyi Hung)
- Discussant: Dylan Minor (Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern)
“Politics and Local Economic Growth: Evidence from India”
- Presenter: Paul Novosad (Harvard Business School), (with Sam Asher)
- Discussant: Anh Tran (School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana Univ.)
The McCombs School of Business, with the generous support of the Bates Family Foundation, will cover the cost of airfare (up to $600) and lodging for paper presenters and discussants on the conference program. Meals are included for all registered attendees.