PROGRAM COMMITTEE CHAIR:

Jun Pan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PROGRAM COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR:

Hui Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (confirmed of attendance as of 1/16/2018 and in alphabetical order)

Reena Aggarwal, Georgetown University

Andres Almazan, The University of Texas at Austin

Doron E. Avramov, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Efraim Benmelech, Northwestern University

Andrea Buraschi, Imperial College London

Ling Cen, University of Toronto-Scarborough

Kalok Chan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Joseph Chen, University of California, Davis

Lin William Cong, The University of Chicago

Henrik Cronqvist, University of Miami

Zhi Da, University of Notre Dame

Sudipto Dasgupta, Lancaster University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong

Jerome Detemple, Boston University

Jefferson Duarte, Rice University

Vyacheslav (Slava) Fos, Boston College

Denis Gromb, HEC Paris

Bing Han, University of Toronto

Zhiguo He, The University of Chicago

Harrison Hong, Columbia University

Kewei Hou, The Ohio State University

Jennifer Huang, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

Kose John, New York University

Shimon Kogan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Arison School of Business, IDC Herzliya

Chen Lin, The University of Hong Kong

Hong Liu, Washington University in St. Louis

Jun Liu, University of California San Diego

Xuewen Liu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Bohui Zhang, The University of New South Wales

Deborah Lucas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Christian T. Lundblad, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Neil Pearson, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Lin Peng, The City University of New York, Baruch College

Hong Ru, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore

Stephan Siegel, University of Washington

Zheng (Michael) Song, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Geoffrey Tate, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Xuan Tian, PBC School of Finance (PBCSF), Tsinghua University

Rossen Valkanov, University of California San Diego

Yongxiang Wang, University of Southern California

Yuhai Xuan, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Hong Yan, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Hongjun Yan, DePaul University

Liyan Yang, University of Toronto

Xiaoyun Yu, Indiana University

Harold Zhang, University of Texas at Dallas

Hong Zhang, PBC School of Finance (PBCSF), Tsinghua University

Laura Xiaolei Liu, Peking University

Xiaoyan Zhang, Purdue University

Hao Zhou, PBC School of Finance (PBCSF), Tsinghua University

Xiaodong Zhu, University of Toronto