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26TH NBER-TCER-CEPR CONFERENCE ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

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26th NBER-TCER-CEPR Conference on Corporate Governance was held on Dec. 8-9th, 2016, co-sponsored by Center for Advanced Research in Finance (CARF), University of Tokyo, and the Research Institute of Capital Formation (RICF), Development Bank of Japan.

Overview

Date: <DAY 1> - December 8th, 2016 / Thu 13:10 - 17:30
<DAY 2> - December 9th, 2016 / Fri 9:30 - 11:40
Venue: Otemachi Financial City South Tower 3th Floor, Conference Center
Sponsors: Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Tokyo Center for Economic Research (TCER), the Center for Advanced Research in Finance (CARF), University of Tokyo and the Research Institute of Capital Formation (RICF), Development Bank of Japan
Organizers: Shin-ichi Fukuda, Takeo Hoshi, Hideaki Miyajima, and Jun-ichi Nakamura

DAY 1

December 8th, Thursday

Keynote speech I 13:10~14:10  Chair: Hideaki Miyajima (Waseda University)
Marc Goergen (Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, UK)
Sovereign Wealth Funds, Productivity and People: The Impact of Norwegian Government Pension Fund-Global Investments in the UK
Session Chair: Yoshiaki Ogura (Waseda University)
14:20~15:20 Konari Uchida (Kyushu University)
Institutional Investors, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Stock Price Performance
Discussant Shing-yang Hu (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
15:20~16:20 Hideaki Miyajima (Waseda University)
The Presidential Turnover and the Changes of Governance Arrangement
Discussant Marc Goergen (Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, UK)
Break 16:20~16:30
Session Chair: Jun-ichi Nakamura (Development Bank of Japan)
16:30~17:30 Shing-yang Hu (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Share Pledges and Margin Call Pressure
Discussant Heather A. Montgomery (International Christian University)

DAY 2

December 9th, Friday

Keynote speech II 9:30~10:30  Chair: Takeo Hoshi (Stanford University, NBER, and TCER)
Vikrant Vig (London Business School, UK)
The Political Economy of Bank Bailouts
Break 10:30~10:40
Session Chair: Shin-ichi Fukuda (University of Tokyo and TCER)
10:40~11:40 Kotaro Inoue (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Enjoying Quiet Life Under The Umbrella of Cross-shareholding
Discussant Masaharu Hanazaki (Hitotsubashi University)