Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Sixth Annual Alternative Finance Conference

Conference dates

28 Jun 2021 - 30 Jun 2021

Location

Virtual

Description

Invitation to Register
SIXTH ANNUAL ALTERNATIVE FINANCE CONFERENCE
Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Annual Conference
Dates : 28 June, 29 June and 30 June
Time : 8.00-11.00 EDT (New York) / 13.00-16.00 GMT + 1 (UK) / 14.00-17.00 CEST (Paris) / 20.00-23.00 CST (Beijing)
Venue : over Zoom
Programme link: https://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/faculty-research/centres/alternative-finance/annual-conference/
Registration link : https://jbs-cam.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUkceqorzsrHdxfjlaynFpLUo0v4lLvkATP

Keynote speaker : Stefan Nagel, University of Chicago

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) is an international and interdisciplinary research centre based at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. It is dedicated to the study of innovative instruments, channels, and systems emerging outside of traditional finance. This includes, among others, crowdfunding, marketplace lending, alternative credit and investment analytics, alternative payment systems, cryptocurrencies, distributed ledger technology (e.g. blockchain) as well as related regulations and regulatory innovations (e.g. sandboxes & RegTech). The Annual Conference will take place daily on 28 June, 29 June and 30 June over Zoom. The CCAF Annual Conference is made possible with the generous support of Invesco.

Program 2021
28 June
Day 1: Crowdfunding
Welcome
• Raghavendra Rau, Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance, Academic Director and Co-founder, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance
Opening Remarks
• Colin Fitzgerald, Invesco

“Information Cascades and Threshold Implementation: An Application to Crowdfunding”
Lin William Cong, Cornell University Johnson Graduate School of Management, Yizhou Xiao, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Do FinTech Lenders Fairly Allocate Loans Among Investors?”
Li Ting Chiu, Bentley University, Brian Wolfe, University of Texas at San Antonio, Woongsun Yoo, Central Michigan University

Keynote Speech
Runs 15.00 to 16.00
Stefan Nagel, University of Chicago

29 June
Day 2: Labor economics and corporate finance

“Surviving the Fintech Disruption”
Wei Jiang, Columbia Business School, NBER and ECGI, Yuehua Tang, University of Florida, Warrington College of Business, Rachel Xiao, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, Vincent Yao, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University

“Artificial Intelligence and High-Skilled Work: Evidence from Analysts”
Jillian Grennan, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, Roni Michaely, University of Geneva and SFI Geneva Finance Research Institute

“How to Talk When a Machine is Listening: Corporate Disclosure in the Age of AI”
Sean Cao, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, Wei Jiang, Columbia Business School, NBER, and ECGI, Baozhong Yang, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, Alan L. Zhang, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University

30 June
Day 3: Financial Intermediaries

“Fintech Lending and Sales Manipulation”
Kumar Rishabh, University of Basel, Jorma Schäublin, University of Basel

“Trust as an Entry Barrier: Evidence from FinTech Adoption”
Keer Yang, University of Minnesota

“Open Banking: Credit Market Competition When Borrowers Own the Data”
Zhiguo He, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, and NBER, Jing Huang, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Jidong Zhou, Yale University, School of Management