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May 22, 2013

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. - Box Lunch (Classroom 105)
  • Welcome: Dean Tom Gilligan, McCombs School of Business
1:00 – 2:40 p.m. - Panel 1
  • David Baron (Graduate School of Business, Stanford), “Self-Regulation in Private and Public Politics”
    Discussant:  John Maxwell (Kelley School of Business, Indiana)
  • Nandini Gupta (Kelley School of Business, Indiana), “The Corporate Value of (Corrupt) Lobbying” (with Eitan Goldman & Alexander Borisov)
    Discussant:  Tim Werner (McCombs School of Business, Univ. of Texas)
2:40 – 4:20 p.m. - Panel 2
  • Bryan Hong (Ivey School of Business, Univ. of Western Ontario), “Good (Bad) Company or Good (Bad) Manager? Exploring the Antecedents of CSR” (with Dylan Minor)
    Discussant:  Lamar Pierce (Wash. U. St. Louis)
  • Brian Richter (McCombs School of Business, Univ. of Texas), "Campaign Contributions from Corporate Executives in Lieu of Political Action Committees" (with Timothy Werner) 
    Discussant:  Dave Spence (McCombs School of Business, Univ. of Texas)
4:20 – 4:40 p.m. - Break
4:40 – 6:20 p.m. - Panel 3
  • Dennis Quinn (McDonough School of Business, Georgetown Univ.), “Why Currency Undervaluation Provokes Trade Disputes in Some Settings But Not Others” (with J. Bradford Jensen & Stephen Weymouth)
    Discussant:  Andrew Kerner (Department of Political Science, Michigan)
  • Caroline Flammer (Sloan School of Management, MIT), “Does Product Market Competition Foster Corporate Social Responsibility?”
    Discussant:  Brian Richter (McCombs School of Business, Univ. of Texas)
7:30 – 9:00 p.m. - Dinner (Salons AB)
  • Keynote Speaker:  Mr. Ken Cohen, Vice President of Public & Government Affairs, ExxonMobil

May 23, 2013

8:00 – 8:50 p.m. - Breakfast
8:50 – 9:40 p.m. - Panel 4
  • Tom Lyon (Ross School of Business, Univ. of Michigan) “Linking Public and Private Politics: Activist Strategy for Industry Transformation” (with Stephen Salant)
    Discussant:  Alan Wiseman (Vanderbilt University)
9:40 – 10:10 p.m. - Break
10:10 - 11:50 p.m. - Panel 5
  • Allison Kingsley (University of Vermont), “Even Constrained Governments Steal: How Transfer Risk is Different than Expropriation Risk,” (with Benjamin Graham & Noel Johnston)
    Discussant: Bennet Zelner (University of Maryland)
  • Orie Shelef (Haas School of Business, Univ. of California-Berkeley), “Relational Influence Buying” 
    Discussant:  Chris Cotton (Univ. of Miami)
11:50 – 12:30 p.m. - Lunch (Salons DE)
12:30 – 2:10 p.m. - Panel 6
  • Yongxiang Wang (Marshall School of Business, U.S.C.), “The Effect of Mandatory CSR Disclosure on Information Asymmetry: Evidence from a Quasi-natural Experiment in China” (with Jing Shi & Mingyi Hung)
    Discussant:  Dylan Minor (Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern)
  • Paul Novosad (Harvard Business School), “Politics and Local Economic Growth: Evidence from India” (with Sam Asher)
    Discussant:  Anh Tran (School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana Univ.)
2:15 - Concluding Remarks and End of Formal Conference