Thursday night, March 17th

Informal dinner for attendees who arrive early (meet in lobby at 6:45pm).

Attendees will stay at Courtyard Pasadena:
180 North Fair Oaks Avenue • Pasadena, California 91103
Phone: (626) 403-7600

Friday March 18th

The conference has limited space, particularly for meals, so RSVP required. Please contact Michael at [email protected] for information.

Presentation format: 30 minutes for presentation, 15 minutes for discussant and 15 minutes for group discussion.

8:15am and 8:30am: shuttle from hotel to campus.

9:00am – 9:30am: Breakfast and coffee

9:30-10:20am: “Experimenting with entrepreneurship: The effect of job-protected leave” (Joshua D. Gottlieb [UBC], Rick Townsend [Dartmouth] and Ting Xu [UBC] )

Discussant: Paige Ouimet [UNC]

10:30 – 10:45am: Coffee break

10:45-11:45am:  “Impact Investing” (Brad Barber [UC Davis], Adair Morse [UC Berkeley] and Ayako Yasuda [UC Davis])

Discussant: Josh Rauh [Stanford GSB]

12 – 1:30pm: Lunch with speakers

“Radical Innovation: Patterns, Pitfalls, Profits”, Gerry  Tellis [USC]
“The Private Capital Research Institute” Josh Lerner [HBS]

1:30 – 2:30pm: “The Liquidity Cost of Private Equity Investments: Evidence from Secondary Market Transactions” (Taylor D. Nadauld [BYU], Berk Sensoy [Ohio State], Keith Vorkink [BYU] and Michael Weisbach [Ohio State])

Discussant: Francis Longstaff [UCLA]

2:30-3:30pm: “What does an LBO signal for the target’s industry?” (Jarrad Harford [U. Washington], Jared Stanfield [UNSW] and Feng Zhang [University of Utah])

Discussant: Shai Bernstein [Stanford GSB]

3:30 – 3:45pm Break

3:45 – 4:45pm: “Pay Now or Pay Later? The Economics within the Private Equity Partnership” (Victoria Ivashina [HBS] and Josh Lerner [HBS])

Discussant: Yael Hochberg [Rice University]

5:00 – 6:30: Drinks

7pm – 9pm: Dinner (invitation only), Babita Mexicuisine
1823 S. San Gabriel Blvd. San Gabriel, CA 91776

9pm: shuttle back to hotel

Past agendas:

April 2015