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Fall 2022 Program

12:00pm – “Interregional Accessibility and Firm Creation in the Fragmented Economy”

Authors: Ruichi Xiong (University of Toronto)

Discussant: John (Jianqiu) Bai (Northeastern)

12:35pm – “Safety Nets, Credit, and Investment: Evidence from a Guaranteed Income Program”

Author: Pulak Ghosh (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore), Nishant Vats (University of Chicago)

Discussant: Lakshmi Naaraayanan (LBS)

1:10pm – 15 min break

1:25pm – “The Adoption of Artificial Intelligence by Venture Capitalists”

Author: Maxime Bonelli (HEC Paris)

Discussant: Tong Liu (MIT)

2:00pm – “Bank Competition and Entrepreneurial Gaps: Evidence from Bank Deregulation”

Authors: Xiang Li (Boston College)

Discussant: Abhinav Gupta (UNC)

Organizers

Student co-organizers: Liudmila Alekseeva (IESE Business School), Tarikua Erda (Columbia University), Silvia Dalla Fontana (USI Lugano and SFI), Minmo Gahng (University of Florida), Caroline Genc (Université Paris Dauphine-PSL), Xiameng Hua (UCSD), Seula Kim (University of Maryland), Ellen Xiyue Li (UBC Sauder), Yingxiang Li (UBC Sauder), Hedieh Rashidi Ranjbar (Michigan Ross), Roham Rezaei (UNSW), and Sophia Jing Xue (University of Maryland).

Faculty co-organizers: Michael Ewens, Camille Hebert, Song Ma, and Melanie Wallskog